The Fun Kids Book Club

Hosted ByBex Lindsay

Hear about the latest kids books, meet the authors and listen to them reading their stories. 

Join Bex from the children’s radio station Fun Kids as she meets top authors who tell her about their books and also read us chapters from them!

The Book Club is a great vehicle to reach vociferous readers that combines book reviews with interviews of the country’s famous authors and readings from their brilliant books.

As an environment, the Book Club is perfect for publishers wanting to introduce children to new titles. This can be in the form of sponsor credits, spot advertising or sponsored readings/audiobook extracts.

Hachette used the podcast last Summer to talk about their new titles…


All Episodes

Jo Simmons and Matt Haig

Bex is back and is telling us about her favourite books and authors ever! 
In this episode, we hear from the author of ‘My Parents cancelled by birthday’, Jo Simmons!
There’s also an exclusive interview with Matt Haig about the brand new T…

Matt Haig and Cressida Cowell

Bex is back and is telling us about her favourite books and authors ever! 
In this episode, we hear from the new Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell.
Cressida’s the author of How to Train Your Dragon and the Wizards of Once series. T…

A.M Howell, David Solomons & Christopher Edge

In this episode, we hear from authors David Solomons, Christopher Edge and Ann Marie Howell about their new books.
David Solomons is the author of My Cousin is a Time Traveller and My Toaster is Taking Over The World.
Christopher Edge is chattin…

Ed Clarkle, Abi Elphinstone & Derek Landy

Every month, Bex tells us about her favourite books and authors ever!
It all happens in the Fun Kids Book Club podcast. June’s episode is out right now!
In this month’s episode, Ed Clarke is chatting about his brand new boo…

John Boyne, Danny Wallace and Football School!

Every month, Bex tells us about her favourite books and authors in the Fun Kids Book Club podcast.
Here’s May’s episode and it’s packed with interviews, exclusive readings, and more.
In this episode, the guys from Football School pop in to chat all a…

Greg James and Chris Smith, Abi Elphinstone and Steven Butler!

Here’s a brand new episode of the Fun Kids Book Club podcast!
In it, Greg James and Chris Smith chat about their latest book, Kid Normal and The Shadow Machine.
Steven Butler also pops up. He’s chatting about The Nothing to See Here Hotel: Sea-ing is…

Harriet Muncaster, Alex Milway and Sam Copeland

In the February edition of The Book Club Podcast, author of ‘Charlie changes into a chicken’, Sam Copeland pops into the studio, Harriet Muncaster comes in to chat to Bex all about the brand new book in the Isadora Moon series, in which Isadora goes to…

Celia Rees, Amber Lee Dodd and Hilary Mackay

In the first Book Club of 2019, Amber Lee Dodd joins Bex to chat all about her new book ‘Lightning chase me home’, the winner of the Costa Children’s Book Award, Hilary Mackay, talks about her book ‘The Skylark’s War’, and finally Celia Rees joine…

Ben Miller, Danny Wallace and Steven Butler

Merry Christmas!
We have 5 especially festive books to read over the holidays, plus Steven Butler is in talking about the latest in the Dog Diaries series, Danny Wallace is back to chat to Bex about his new book and gets inducted into Fun Kids, and Be…