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Episode 18: Christmas Special with Tom Bonnick, Non Pratt and Nadia Shireen

Broadcast 15 December, 2015

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In an hour-long festive bonanza, the gang are joined in the studio by Down the Rabbit Hole alumni Tom Bonnick, Non Pratt and Nadia Shireen. Featuring favourite books to read at Christmas, an interview with author Brian Selznick about The Marvels, a reading of a very special new picture book, Refuge by Anne Booth and Sam Usher, and DTRH’s best books of 2015.


Our guests

Tom Bonnick

Non Pratt

Nadia Shireen


Reading list

The Marvels by Brian Selznick

Refuge by Anne Booth and Sam Usher

The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame

The Harry Potter series by JK Rowling

The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

The Final Reckoning by Robin Jarvis

101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith, illustrated by Alex T Smith

Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

‘Vicky And The Christmas Angel’ from The Christmas Star by Eva Ibbotson

Christmas With The Savages by Mary Clive


Find out more

Check out our answers to your Christmas book quandries!

Take a look at our Books of the Year selection for 2015


Image from the cover of The Marvels by Brian Selznik (Scholastic)