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, Nadiya Hussain and Olaf Falafel

On this Christmas special episode of the Fun Kids Book Club, we have three brilliant authors chatting about their christmassy books! 
Nadiya also gives us a reading of a poem from her book, and Imogen gives us 5 christmas picks to read this holid…

Ali-A and Richard Graham

On this Halloween episode of the Fun Kids Book Club Sean chats to YouTube star Ali-A about his new book Ali-A Adventures: Game On, and Dan is joined in the studio by Richard Graham, author and illustrator of The Cranky Caterpillar. 
Richard also …

Tom Fletcher and Matt Edmondson

Three authors in the Fun Kids studio on this episode of the Book Club. First up, Frankie catches up with author, magician and radio star Matt Edmondson about his brand new interactive book ‘The Greatest Magician in the World.’ McFly star, vlogger and a…

Cressida Cowell, Andy Riley and Simon & Santa Montefiore

Four amazing authors pop in for your latest installment of The Fun Kids Book Club. Kicking us off, legend Cressida Cowell chats to Bex all about her brand new series The Wizards of Once, author, fab drawer and all round funny guy Andy Riley talks to us…

Harry Hill, Jon Burgerman and Scarlett Thomas

Not one, not two… but three incredible authors join us this episode! Comedian Harry Hill pops in to chat about his book Matt Millz, doodle expert Jon Burgerman talks to us about Rhyme Crime, and Scarlett Thomas tells us more about Dragon’s Green!
Th…

Jaqueline Wilson, Robin Stevens and a Minecraft reading from Max Brooks!

It’s an epic episode where we’re joined by two of the biggest authors around – Robin Stevens, the creator of the Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries series, and the legendary Dame Jacqueline Wilson of Tracy Beaker and Hatty Feather fame!
There’s also an …

Greg James & Chris Smith plus Jim Smith and our Book Club holiday picks!

In the first edition of the Fun Kids Book Club, we hear what happened when Dan met Greg James and Chris Smith to chat about their book ‘Kid Normal’, Bex meets Jim Smith, author of ‘Future Rat Boy 2’ and he gives us a sneak peak too! 
Plus top 5 b…