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

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…

Matt Haig, Jacqueline Wilson and David Solomons

Jacqueline Wilson joins us in the Book Club to chat all about her book ‘My Mum Tracy Beaker’. Also in the club is David Solomons, who has written a book all about the brand new Doctor Who! And finally Matt Haig chats to Bex all about his book ‘The Trut…

Book Club Halloween Special!

It’s Halloween! 
We have 5 spooky pics to read on this Hallows eve, plus Laura Ellen Anderson is in talking about Amelia Fang, Olivia Lomenech Gill and Jim Kay, Illustrators of Harry Potter and the Fantastic Beasts books chat to Frankie, and we h…

Vashti Harrison, Robin Stevens and Cornelia Funke!

It’s time for an October book club! 
Cornelia Funke chats to Dan all about her new book ‘The Glass of Lead and Gold’, Robin Stevens pops into the studio to tell Bex all about what Hazel and Daisy are getting up to in the seventh in the ‘murder mo…

Emma Shevah, Kate Wiseman and TWO readings!

Two author interviews and two author readings to sink your teeth into this month! First up, it’s Emma Shevah, chatting all about her fab new book ‘What Lexie Did’ and her greek-cypriot family, then Kate Wiseman pops in to chat all about the l…

David Solomons, Adrian Edmondson and Matt Brown!

This month’s Book Club is the perfect companion for the summer holidays. 
David Solomons joins Bex to chat his book ‘My arch enemy is a brain in a jar’,  then it’s Adrian Edmondson talking about his book ‘Junkyard Jack and the Horse that Tal…