Fun Kids Book Worms

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!

Fun Kids Book Worms 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 podcast 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

Elle McNicoll talks Like A Curse, her sequel to Like A Charm!

Welcome to another episode of Book Worms! This week, Bex is chatting to Elle McNicolll on Like A Curse. What inspired the characters and what can we expect from her stirring sequel? Join Elle on her first time in the Fun Kids studio! 
Plus, we have Li…

Abi Elphinstone gives Peter Pan a new story in Saving Neverland!

Happy 2023! This week on the first Book Worms episode of the year, Bex chats to Abi Elphinstone on her new book Saving Neverland! Find out how Abi felt reading the original Peter Pan, challenges writing his character, and what themes arise in this new …

Revisiting the BEST BITS of 2022!!!

In this special throwback episode of Book Worms, Bex gets reflective and takes a trip down memory lane with highlights from this year.
Kicking off the show, Alison Hammond talks about her fantastic book on black people in British history Black in Time…

A.F. Steadman on Skandar and the Unicorn Thief!

This week on Book Worms Bex talks to A.F. Steadman, author of Skandar and the Unicorn Thief, on her writing process and her likes and dislikes in a quick-fire ‘this or that’ round! Plus a glimpse into her next book… 
Historicist and author Greg Jenn…

This is Book Worms

Book Worms is the fortnightly show where we meet some of your favourite authors, find out the stories behind their stories, and hear exclusive readings too!
Plus, when you become a Fun Kids Podcasts Plus subscriber, you get this show ad-free along wit…

Matthew Sayed and Kathy Weeks advise us on how to argue!

On this week’s episode of Book Worms, Bex tackles the topics of arguments and how best to have them in an interview with Matthew Sayed and Kathy Weeks! Bex and the duo discuss the inspirations behind Matthew’s book What Do YOU Think?, where we delve in…

Emma Louise and Adam B on ADAM WINS THE INTERNET!

This week on Book Worms, Adam B chats to Emma Louise about the inspiration for his new book, Adam Wins the Internet! He chats about visiting his old primary school, what to expect on his new book tour, and gives us an inside look at an excerpt from Ada…

Fearne Cotton and I.P Daley!?!

Fearne Cotton joins us this week to chat more about the connection between a happy healthy mind and body, and the kings of comedy themselves Craig Graham and Mike Stirling aka. I.P. Daley from the Beano chat to us about the latest shenanigans Dennis an…

McFly’s Tom Fletcher and Robin Stevens!

Tom Fletcher joins us with a brand new book that is out of this world, Spaceband! This features exclusive songs you can listen to as well! We also have friend of the show Robin Stevens join us with her latest book in the Murder Most Unladylike series, …