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

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…

Dr Janina Ramirez, Nicki Thornton and Steven Butler

This month’s Book Club is another stonker! 
Dr Janina Ramirez comes into the studio to chat to Bex all about her book “Riddle of the Runes” and her fascination with all things Viking. Then Nicki Thornton pops by to talk about ‘The Last Chance Hot…

Julian Clary, Christopher Edge and Sophie Anderson

This month’s Book Club is another stonker! 
Christopher Edge comes in to chat to Bex about his book ‘The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day’, and his fascination with science. Then Julian Clary and David Roberts pop by to talk about the brand new book …

Danny Wallace, Helena Duggan and Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli

This month’s Book Club is jam packed with book goodness! First up, Helena Duggan, chatting all about her brilliant book ‘A Place called Perfect’, and what inspired her vision for the story. Then Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, the authors of the ‘…

The Fun Kids Gaming Show: Terrible voice actors and Detective Pikachu!

On the Fun Kids Gaming Show this week, N60 Sean is checking out the new Detective Pikachu game for 3DS, and Pikachu has an interesting voice…
Inspired by Pikachu’s voice, we’re counting down the 5 worst gaming voice actors and hearing about your har…