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Episode 56: New books for November

Broadcast 27 November, 2018

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Melissa, Imogen and Louise discuss three new children's books - plus an interview with top Canadian author Susin Nielsen, a chat about Doctor Who publishing with Puffin editor Emil Fortune, and Imogen reports back from judging the Children's category of the Costa Book Awards 2018.


Our guests

Emil Fortune

Susin Nielsen interviewed by Lucas Maxwell


Reading List

You're Snug With Me by Chitra Soundar and Poonam Mistry

The Legend of Sally Jones by Jakob Wegelius, translated by Peter Graves

No Fixed Address by Susin Nielsen

The Light Between Worlds by Laura Weymouth


The Costa Book Awards Children's category 2018 shortlist:

Orphan, Monster, Spy by Matt Killeen

The Skylark's War by Hilary McKay

Bone Talk by Candy Gourlay

The Colour of the Sun by David Almond


More books about the environment:

Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth by Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton

How to Help a Hedgehog and Protect a Polar Bear by Jess French and Angela Keoghan


Doctor Who books:

Doctor Who: The Secret in Vault 13 by David Solomons

Twelve Angels Weeping by Dave Rudden, illustrated by Alexis Snell


Portal fantasy titles, for those who enjoyed The Light Between Worlds:

Borderland by Rhiannon Lassiter

The Chrestomanci series by Diana Wynne Jones (begin with Charmed Life)

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

The Sterkarm Handshake and The Sterkarm Kiss by Susan Price
Louise's November new books round-up:
Explorers On Witch Mountain by Alex Bell illustrated by Tomislav Tomic
The Night I Met Father Christmas by Ben Miller illustrated by Daniela Terrazzini
Our Jacko by Sir Michael Morpurgo illustrated by David Gentleman
Mary Poppins: Illustrated Gift Edition by PL Travers illustrated by Lauren Child
Rebel Cats! Brave Tales Of Feisty Felines by Kimberlie Hamilton
Image from You're Safe With Me by Chitra Soundar and Poonam Mistry (Lantana Publishing)