12 episodes

The Scoop is a podcast for children and their families which celebrates reading, writing and creativity, brought to you by Scoop Magazine. Each month Joe Haddow is joined by popular children’s authors and illustrators to talk about their books and inspirations. They’ll also answer questions from our young roving reporters. It’s a show for families who love books and want to find out more about how their literary heroes do what they do.
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    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

The Scoop is a podcast for children and their families which celebrates reading, writing and creativity, brought to you by Scoop Magazine. Each month Joe Haddow is joined by popular children’s authors and illustrators to talk about their books and inspirations. They’ll also answer questions from our young roving reporters. It’s a show for families who love books and want to find out more about how their literary heroes do what they do.
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    Ben Bailey-Smith

    Ben Bailey-Smith

    In this episode the rapper, author and stand up comedian Ben Bailey Smith, talks to us about growing up with his sister writing and performing comedy shows, the characters in his brilliant new children's book Something I Said, the hilarious ways song lyrics can be mis-heard and the experience of being a stand up comedian. It's a wonderful conversation and if you like what you hear you can buy his books and watch out for his performance this year in the Cinderella!
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    • 20 min
    Sarah McIntyre and Philip Reeve

    Sarah McIntyre and Philip Reeve

    On this episode Joe talks to the very marvellous team of Sarah McIntyre and Philip Reeve who together create the excellent series of Kevin and the Flying Pony. We highly recommend it! On the show they talk to Joe about the ways they work together as author and illustrator, Sarah’s love of horses, biscuits, albatross, guinea pigs called Beyonce, the arrogance of unicorns and their new book in the series Kevin and the Biscuit Bandit. Get listening!
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    • 23 min
    David Baddiel

    David Baddiel

    On this episode we have the marvellous comedian, novelist, and television presenter David Baddiel talking to us about his new children's book Future Friend. We discuss gadgets, dystopian futures, comics, friendship and the weird parallels between his futuristic book and the world we are living in today.
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    • 24 min
    Jonathan Stroud

    Jonathan Stroud

    On this show Joe talks to the author Jonathan Stroud about his fabulous news series, The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne, his passion for comics and the process and intricacies of writing books. Its an episode for all you aspiring writers out there who want to turn ideas into books!
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    • 23 min
    Cressida Cowell

    Cressida Cowell

    On this show we talk to the wonderful Waterstones Children’s Laureate and the author of How To Train Your Dragon, Cressida Cowell. It is a conversation packed full of magic and energy. Cressida talks to us about the wonders of her shed/tardis, her favourite dragon and the new magical worlds she has been creating. Cressida invites us to tell fabulous lies, dive into books and see the magic all around.
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    • 19 min
    Jason Reynolds

    Jason Reynolds

    A true listening treat, the multi-award winning American poet and author Jason Reynolds talks to us about the magic of language, in music, poetry and fiction. We hear about the stories that make up his new novel, Look Both Ways. He digs into his passion for other writers, collaboration, and the importance of courage in finding your own way of writing. It’s a wonderful conversation not to be missed.
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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

bookswormgirl ,

😭

So sad that the scoop magazine has got broke, I loved it so much😭 I really loved the podcast as well.

SEOLondon ,

The Scoop

Very much looking forward to this new podcast from the creators of the wonderful SCOOP magazine. Perfect for all readers young or old who love great content, hearing from authors, and the pleasure of children’s literature.

official_kaya ,

So amazing!

What a lovely magazine & so excited about the podcast, sincerely looking forward to listening to the future podcasts!

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