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Episode 30: Christmas Special with Steven Lenton, Melinda Salisbury and Kate Wilson

Broadcast 25 December, 2016

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Join the DTRH gang for a festive special: a review of the year in children's books with YA author Melinda Salisbury, illustrator Steve Lenton and Nosy Crow publisher Kate Wilson. Including our favourite books of 2016, an interview with Guardian Children's Prize nominee Zana Fraillon, a feature on YA charity anthology I'll Be Home For Christmas, and readings from a new collection of stories, Winter Magic.


Our guests

Steven Lenton

Melinda Salisbury

Kate Wilson


Reading list

The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon

I'll Be Home for Christmas

Winter Magic


Find out more

Top children's book editors on the book they wish they'd published in 2016


Image from the cover of Winter Magic, curated by Abi Elphinstone - cover art by Thomas Flintham (Simon & Schuster)