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

An Out Of This World Book Worms Special!

We have some very special guests in this weeks Book Worms Podcast all based around space to mark the launch of Mission Transmission! Author of The Girl with Space in her Heart Lara Williamson joins Bex to chat about her newest book and gives us some ti…

The Book Worms Christmas Special!

We have some very festive guests in this weeks Book Worms Podcast Christmas Special, QI Elves Anne Miller and Emily Jupitus answer some of the strangest questions from their new book Funny You Should Ask… Again! Award Winning Author Serena Patel…

Former Childrens Laureate Lauren Child and Diary of a Wimpy Kid Author Jeff Kinney!

We have some very special guests in this weeks Book Worms Podcast, Former Childrens Laureate Lauren Child joins us to chat about her new book Think Like an Elf! Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series joins us to chat all about sports da…

Sophie Dahl and the Worst Sleepover EVER! And Booker Prize Winner Ben Okri!

In this weeks Book Worms Podcast, Sophie Dahl joins us to chat about her new book The Worst Sleepover Ever, and joins Bex in curating the best sleepover they can! Ben Okri, winner of the Booker Prize for his book Every Leaf a Hallelujah joins us to cha…

A Michael Morpurgo Special!

The amazing Childrens Laureate and bestselling author, poet and playwright Sir Michael Morpurgo joins Bex for a Morpurgo special! We chat about his new book When Fish Flew and the astounding stories behind it, as well as a new poetry book all about ani…

Big Bookworms Spooktacular!

We hear from Bec Hill and her new book in the Horror Heights series – The Slime! Emma Carroll chats about her new book the Week at Worlds end, and we have a not so spooky reading from Dermot O Leary!See for privacy information.

Author Legend Jacqueline Wilson, Jack Meggitt-Phillips and the Rebel Girls!

We hear from Jack Meggitt-Phillips’ interview and reading from our Book Worms live event at the Underbelly Festival in August. Bex speaks to legend Jacqueline Wilson about her new book, The Primrose Railway Children and we hear a reading from the new B…

Jenny McLachlan, Jim Beckett, and How YOU can create your own story!

We look back at our time with Jenny McLachlan and Jim Beckett during the Book Worms Live event at the Underbelly Festival in London. We hear about their new books and how we can create our own stories!See for privacy information.

Steven Lenton, Alex Milway and A Very Hungry Moose!

Take a peek into the Book Worms live event from the Underbelly Festival on this weeks Book Worms podcast with illustrator and author Steven Lenton and author Alex Milway with a musical surprise for us!See for privacy information.