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Find out about the coolest books for from the UK's only radio station dedicated to children, Fun Kids!

Find out about the coolest books for from the UK's only radio station dedicated to children, Fun Kids!
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London, United Kingdom

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Find out about the coolest books for from the UK's only radio station dedicated to children, Fun Kids!

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@funkids

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English

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Episodes

Tom Fletcher and Matt Edmondson

10/15/2017
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Three authors in the Fun Kids studio on this episode of the Book Club. First up, Frankie catches up with author, magician and radio star Matt Edmondson about his brand new interactive book 'The Greatest Magician in the World.' McFly star, vlogger and author Tom Fletcher is in the studio chatting to Bex all about his W H Smith book club, and finally, it's the return of Andy Riley! Andy gives us a special reading of chapter 2 from King Flashypants and the Toys of Terror, plus, Imogen joins us...

Duration: 00:39:46


Cressida Cowell, Andy Riley and Simon and Santa Montefiore

10/3/2017
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Four amazing authors pop in for your latest installment of The Fun Kids Book Club. Kicking us off, legend Cressida Cowell chats to Bex all about her brand new series The Wizards of Once, author, fab drawer and all round funny guy Andy Riley talks to us about the new King Flashypants book, and Simon and Santa Montefiore are chatting the latest book in the Royal Rabbits of London series. Andy also gives us an exclusive reading from King Flashypants and the Toys of Terror and we give you a...

Duration: 00:42:01


Harry Hill, Jon Burgerman and Scarlett Thomas

9/20/2017
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In this edition of The Fun Kids Book Club we hear from three amazing authors: Comedian Harry Hill, Illustrator Jon Burgerman and Scarlett Thomas. We also get the next 5 books to put on your reading list, and hear an exclusive snippet of Matt Millz - Harry Hill's new book! Find out more about everything featured on the podcast on our website at http://www.funkidslive.com

Duration: 00:32:47


Jaqueline Wilson, Robin Stevens and a Minecraft reading from Max Brooks!

8/31/2017
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In this edition of The Fun Kids Book Club we hear from two of the biggest female authors right now, Robin Stevens and the legend Dame Jaqueline Wilson. We also explore some of the best books to go back to school with and hear a special reading from Max Brooks' new book "Minecraft: The Island". Find out more about everything featured on the podcast on our website at http://www.funkidslive.com

Duration: 00:27:55


Greg James & Chris Smith plus Jim Smith and our Book Club holiday picks!

7/28/2017
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In the first edition of the Fun Kids Book Club, we hear what happened when Dan met Greg James and Chris Smith to chat about their book 'Kid Normal', Bex meets Jim Smith, author of 'Future Rat Boy 2' and he gives us a sneak peak too! Plus top 5 book picks for the holidays and Frankie tells us all about his favourite book of all time!

Duration: 00:40:51


Jacqueline Wilson

6/1/2017
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Bex chats to the legendary author Jacqueline Wilson about her new book called ‘Wave Me Goodbye’, which is set during the Second World War. She’ll be telling us her favourite character in the book, and answering your questions!

Duration: 00:08:40


Chris Bradford

5/25/2017
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Bex chats to author Chris Bradford about the new book in the Bodyguard series, ‘Assassin’! Chris chats to Bex about Russia, where the book is set, his method writing and Chris answers Bex’s quick fire questions.

Duration: 00:05:26


Peter Bunzl

5/16/2017
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Bex chats to author Peter Bunzl all about his new book Moonlocket! Peter also answers some questions from listeners and we find out how he names his characters!

Duration: 00:08:13


Kimberley Wyatt

5/9/2017
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Sean chats to dancer, singer, TV personality and author Kimberly Wyatt to find out all about her brand new book series, the World Elite Dance Academy and the next series of Taking The Next Step!

Duration: 00:05:14


Lara Williamson

3/22/2017
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Lara Williamson, author of ‘Just Call Me Spaghetti Hoop Boy’ talks to Bex all about her brand new book, World Book Day, how to get into writing and her previous life writing magazines!

Duration: 00:09:41


Peter Bunzl

12/7/2016
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Author of Cogheart Peter Buznl popped into Fun Kids to cha to Bex about his brand new book. He reveals a few secrets about the writing as well as playing our Fun Kids Author Quickfire Round!

Duration: 00:04:11


Matt Haig Interview

11/30/2016
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Matt Haig has a new book out called The Girl That Saved Christmas, a follow up to A Boy Called Christmas. He chats to Bex about the book, why he loves writing Christmas books set in the past and takes part in the author quick fire round too!

Duration: 00:04:50


Robin Stevens

10/31/2016
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Author Robin Stevens was back in Fun Kids to tell all about her new book Misteltoe and Murder – the fifth book in the Murder Most Unladylike series. We fire quickfire questions her way to find out more about her as an author while also delving deeper into the mystery of the Christmas book!

Duration: 00:04:46


David O'Doherty and Chris Judge

10/14/2016
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Danger Really Is Everywhere: School of Danger is the new book from author David O'Doherty and illustrator Chris Judge. They came into Fun Kids to chat to Bex about the new book, answers questions from listeners and try to beat Bex's quiz, all in a safe manner of course!

Duration: 00:12:52


The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner!

8/19/2016
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Do you believe in magic? Can you imagine a war between wizards? An exciting journey in an airship, or down in a submarine? If yes, then these stories are for you. This week we’ve been checking out The Witch’s Vacuum Cleaner by the fantastically funny, Sir Terry Pratchett. It’s a collection of fourteen stories that will keep you laughing until Christmas (or at least until Halloween!). It’s packed full of crazy characters and wild adventures featuring food fights, pirates, wizards and...

Duration: 00:00:58


Book Club - Moone Boy 2 - The Fish Detective

5/11/2016
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In May we are focusing on a Moone Boy's detective investigation into the mysterious owner of the fish shop. Josh tells us more on this episode of the Book Club!

Duration: 00:01:46


Dotty Detective

5/11/2016
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In May we're focusing on a book about adventurous school girls Dot and her dog McClusky, by author Clara Vulliamy! Bex tells us more in this episode of Book Club!

Duration: 00:01:39


Sputnik's Guide To Life On Earth - Fun Kids Top 10!

4/14/2016
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There's a newbook by Frank Cottrell Boyce called Sptunik's Guide To Life on Earth! We asked the Fun Kids listeners to tell us what their favourite things to do on Earth were andcompiled our own guide - here's the top 10!

Duration: 00:03:11


Sputnik's Guide To Life On Earth

4/7/2016
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Josh is back for another Book Club and this time he's exploring the new book by Frank Cottrell Boyce - Sptunik's Guide To Life on Earth! Josh spills the beans on who Sputnik really is and what he's doing!

Duration: 00:01:45


Dennis the Menace - The Great Escape

2/16/2016
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February is Funny February in the Book Club and we're looking at the next book in the Dennis the Menace's Diary series! Josh tells us more about the book in this episode of Book Club!

Duration: 00:01:28

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