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Episode 16: Superfan Special with Robin Stevens

Broadcast 27 October, 2015

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The DTRH team are joined in the studio by children’s author Robin Stevens for a discussion of some of the biggest phenomena in children’s publishing, including Harry Potter and Twilight. Also featuring an interview with Adam Freudenheim of Pushkin Children’s Books about children’s fiction in translation, and the very first appearance of the children of Netley Primary School.


Our guests

Robin Stevens

Adam Freudenheim


Reading list

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by JK Rowling (Bloomsbury)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: Illustrated Edition by J K Rowling, illustrated by Jim Kay (Bloomsbury)

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell (Macmillan Children's Books)

The Letter for the King by Tonke Dragt, translated by Laura Watkinson (Pushkin Children's Books)

Twilight: Tenth Anniversary Edition by Stephanie Meyer (Little Brown)


Find out more


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Pushkin Children's Books


Image from the cover of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by JK Rowling - cover art by Johnny Duddle (Bloomsbury)