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

Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone 25th Anniversary Special!

Join Fun Kids presenters Bex and Dan for this very special episode of Book Worms as they celebrate and remember the 25th Anniversary of the first Harry Potter book: Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone! 
Featuring interviews with children acr…

Alison Hammond, Romesh Ranganathan and Lolly Adefope!

This week we have a host of guests, Alison Hammond chats about the secret history of the UK in Black in Time : The Most Awesome Black Britons from Yesterday to Today where we hear the stories behind the most influential black britons in Histo…

An Anthony Horowitz Classic Returns, and James Acaster Eats Mice with Rice?!

Author legend Anthony Horowitz joins us this week to chat about his hilarious new book in the Diamond Brothers series, Where Seagulls Dare. And we hear Roald Dahl classics coming to life through some of Britain’s most loved comedians.. this week we hea…

Spreading the Sunshine with Benjamin Dean!

Author of our Book of the Month : The Secret Sunshine Project, Benjamin Dean joins us to chat about his inspirations for the book, how people from his own life have made their way into the pages and how we can share our own sunshine! We reveal some of …

Michelle Paver on the Final Book In the Chronicles of Darkness!

Author legend of the Chronicles of Darkness featuring Torak and Wolf and their stone age adventures chats about the final book in the series Wolfbane including an exclusive Book Worms reading! We also hear from author Polly Ho-Yen on her book The Boy W…

Michael Rosen and a Cat that LOVES Pasta?

Children’s Laureate, author, poet and legend Michael Rosen joins us this week to chat about his new book Rigatoni the Pasta Cat, how to get into writing and an exclusive reading too! Bex has her list of Books to look out for this week, including one ab…

Jamie McFlair Returns with The Ultimate Brain Hack!

Sean Thorne and Luke Franks give us an exclusive behind the scenes look at their new book Jamie McFlair and the Ultimate Brain Hack and we take a look back to our chat with the amazing Katie and Kevin Tsang to celebrate their newest book in the Dragon …

Escape Room And The Thief Who Sang Storms!

Sophie Anderson joins Book Worms to talk to Bex about her book The Thief Who Sang Storms! Christopher Edge chats about his new book Escape Room plus we chat about the Yoto Carnegie Greenaway Awards.
As always if there is a book that you can’t get enou…

Learning About Our Unique Brains with Dr Ranj!

Author, Presenter and Doctor Dr Ranj joins us to chat about the uniqueness of each of our brains in his new book Brain Power! And Kim Hillyard joins us to tell us all about her new book, Greta the Wonder Mammoth and what World Book Day means to he…