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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!

If you like this, you can listen to Bex on Fun Kids (weekdays from 4pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at funkidslive.com.

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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!

If you like this, you can listen to Bex on Fun Kids (weekdays from 4pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at funkidslive.com.

    Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone 25th Anniversary Special!

    Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone 25th Anniversary Special!

    Join Fun Kids presenters Bex and Dan for this very special episode of Book Worms as they celebrate and remember the 25th Anniversary of the first Harry Potter book: Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone! 

    Featuring interviews with children across the country, and the original cover illustrator Thomas Taylor, prepare to relive where the magical series began.

    On 26 June this year Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone celebrates its 25th anniversary! Since 1997, the adventures of Harry Potter have enchanted children across the world.

    Only 500 copies of the first edition were published but the book became an unprecedented publishing phenomenon with the series going on to sell over 500 million books worldwide in over 80 languages, inspiring a major movie franchise, a spellbinding theatre production and so much more.

    It’s time to raise a goblet of Butterbeer and celebrate the legendary story of the Boy Who Lived…get ready for the magical journey of a lifetime!

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    • 39 min
    Alison Hammond, Romesh Ranganathan and Lolly Adefope!

    Alison Hammond, Romesh Ranganathan and Lolly Adefope!

    This week we have a host of guests, Alison Hammond chats about the secret history of the UK in Black in Time : The Most Awesome Black Britons from Yesterday to Today where we hear the stories behind the most influential black britons in History. Lolly Adefope and Romesh Ranganathan join us to read excerpts of the new Roald Dahl audiobooks and we name some of the hottest books out right now, including a teaser from author Clare Povey!

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    • 15 min
    An Anthony Horowitz Classic Returns, and James Acaster Eats Mice with Rice?!

    An Anthony Horowitz Classic Returns, and James Acaster Eats Mice with Rice?!

    Author legend Anthony Horowitz joins us this week to chat about his hilarious new book in the Diamond Brothers series, Where Seagulls Dare. And we hear Roald Dahl classics coming to life through some of Britain's most loved comedians.. this week we hear some of James Acaster's impromptu singing for his reading of James and the Giant Peach, its all in this weeks Book Worms Podcast!

    Get in touch to let us know what you are reading at funkidslive.com!

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    • 18 min
    Spreading the Sunshine with Benjamin Dean!

    Spreading the Sunshine with Benjamin Dean!

    Author of our Book of the Month : The Secret Sunshine Project, Benjamin Dean joins us to chat about his inspirations for the book, how people from his own life have made their way into the pages and how we can share our own sunshine! We reveal some of hottest books right now, one of which being set in the Great Fire of London...Get in touch to let us know what you are reading at funkidslive.com!

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    • 13 min
    Michelle Paver on the Final Book In the Chronicles of Darkness!

    Michelle Paver on the Final Book In the Chronicles of Darkness!

    Author legend of the Chronicles of Darkness featuring Torak and Wolf and their stone age adventures chats about the final book in the series Wolfbane including an exclusive Book Worms reading! We also hear from author Polly Ho-Yen on her book The Boy Who Grew A Tree and we reveal our book of the Month for May! Get in touch to let us know what you are reading at funkidslive.com!

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    • 16 min
    Michael Rosen and a Cat that LOVES Pasta?

    Michael Rosen and a Cat that LOVES Pasta?

    Children's Laureate, author, poet and legend Michael Rosen joins us this week to chat about his new book Rigatoni the Pasta Cat, how to get into writing and an exclusive reading too! Bex has her list of Books to look out for this week, including one about a boy and his magical tree AND a new book from Lucy Hawking!

    Share your favourite books with us at Funkidslive.com!

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    • 14 min

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177 Ratings

177 Ratings

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