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Episode 60: International Women's Day Special

Broadcast 08 March, 2019

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For this special episode to mark International Women's Day, Imogen is joined in the studio by three authors - Laura Wood, Lauren Ace and Julia Gray - to talk about their favourite female characters in children's literature


Our guests

Laura Wood

Lauren Ace

Julia Gray



Vote for Effie by Laura Wood

The Girls by Lauren Ace and Jenny Lovlie

Little Liar by Julia Gray

Anne of Green Gables by LM Montgomery

The Nancy Drew series by Carolyn Keene

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

The Jinny series by Patricia Leitch

Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones

I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

The Charlie and Lola books by Lauren Child

Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

Angus, Thongs and Full Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison

The Marmalade Atkins books


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International Women's Day


Image from the cover of Anne of Green Gables by LM Montgomery (Puffin Classics)