Episode 28: Clara Vulliamy and Polly Faber

Broadcast 25 October, 2016


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The duo behind the Mango and Bambang series, Clara Vulliamy and Polly Faber, join the DTRH team to discuss three new children's books. Also featuring Katherine Rundell and Julie Mayhew, who talk about the Russian settings of their most recent novels over a Russian tea.

Reading list

This month's books:

The Story Orchestra: Four Seasons in One Day, illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle (Frances Lincoln)

There May be a Castle by Piers Torday (Hachette)

Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland (Hot Key Books)

Our guests:

Polly Faber

Clara Vulliamy

Mango and Bambang

Russian tea:

The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell, illustrated by Gelrev Ongbico (Bloomsbury)

Mother Tongue by Julie Mayhew (Hot Key Books)

Find out more:

Melissa's October new titles round-up in full

Best children's books for Halloween

What we're reading this month