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

Time Travelling with a TORTOISE & Tamzin Merchant’s The Troublemakers??

Welcome to the latest episode of Book Worms! To kick things off Bex chatted to Tamzin Merchant about her brand new book The Troublemakers as we return to the magical world of The Hatmakers in an epic and exciting new adventure on the high seas
Ross We…

Bex’s Best Books of 2023

Welcome to the latest episode of Book Worms!
In today’s episode to round off 2023, Bex goes through her favourite books of the year month by month and we hear from the authors who wrote them
That’s all on this week’s very special episode of Fun Kids …

Eoin Colfer, The Snow Girl, Beano’s latest Boomic & Everything Under The Sun

Welcome to the latest episode of Book Worms! To kick things off Bex got chatting to Craig Graham, Mike Sterling and Laura Graham from Beano all about their Boomic series and which character the latest installment is focusing on?
To get you all in the …

The Frost Fair, A Magical Dress & Michael Rosen’s Big Dreaming

Welcome to the latest episode of Book Worms! To kick things off Bex got chatting to Natasha Hasting all about her brand new book The Miraculous Sweetmakers: The Frost Fair! The perfect book to welcome the Christmas season in.
We’ve got another magical…

The Beast & the Bethany’s Latest Instalment, a 19th Century Fantasyland & an Amazing Spook Anthology??

Welcome to the latest episode of Book Worms! To kick things off Bex got chatting to Jack Meggitt-Phillips about The Beast & the Bethany: Child of the Beast in the latest instalment in his beastly series.
Peter Bunzl is back too, talking about his …

FOOTBALL FANS, keepy-uppy with these amazing books! ⚽

Welcome to a super sporty episode of Book Worms! To kick things off Bex got chatting to Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton all about their new book, The Football Encyclopedia! This book has all the football info a football superfan needs. Alex and Ben are h…

Bex gets SPOOOOKY with Carrie Hope Fletcher! ?

Welcome to the scariest, most spine-tingling episode of Book Worms this year! Carrie Hope Fletcher came by the Fun Kids studio to chat all about her new spooky book, The Double Trouble Society and the Worst Curse! We’ll find out what Carrie loves about…

A sea-faring mystery, a polar bear, and words of inspiration!

AM Howell is here to chat to Bex all about her new book Mysteries at Sea: Peril on the Atlantic! Ann-Marie has provided all kinds of historic references to cruise ships in the 1930s. It’s a must-read for those looking for an epic mystery to get stuck i…

Dermot O’Leary talks Wings of Glory! ?️

Bex is the reigning Queen of books, and she’s been getting stuck in some AMAZING new stories! We’ve got a jam-packed episode for you, so let’s get started!
Dermot O’Leary is here to chat about Wings of Glory! What inspired Dermot to write about the Se…