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Episode 42: Halloween Special with Alex Bell and Christopher Edge

Broadcast 24 October, 2017


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In a spooky Halloween special, the gang are joined in the studio by authors Alex Bell and Christopher Edge to discuss three new children's books, ranging from the magical to the macabre.

 

Our guests

Alex Bell

Christopher Edge

 

Reading list

I Want to Be in a Scary Story by Sean Taylor, illustrated by Jean Julien

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Grave Matter by Juno Dawson, illustrated by Alex T Smith

 

More spooky favourites:

Meg and Mog by Helen Nicholl, illustrated by Jan Pienkowski

Haunted House by Jan Pienkowski

Funnybones by Janet and Allan Ahlberg

 

Illustrated books for older readers:

Tinder by Sally Gardner, illustrated by David Roberts

The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Chris Riddell

The Imaginary by A F Harrold, illustrated by Emily Gravett

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler, illustrated by Maria Kalman

The Marvels by Brian Selznik

 

Image from Grave Matter by Juno Dawson, illustrated by Alex T Smith (Barrington Stoke)