Summary 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.
Summary Guests Will Hill and Lizzy Stewart join Melissa and Louise in the studio to discuss three brilliant new children’s books out this month. Plus a round-up of other new titles to look out for in September.
Summary Katherine introduces a special episode featuring interviews with young adult authors Karen McManus and Irfan Master. Plus we go behind the scenes at launch for new anthology A Change is Gonna Come and Louise meets radio presenters Greg James and Chris Smith, who read from their first book Kid Normal.
Summary This month’s guests are authors Peter Bunzl and Polly Ho-Yen, who join the gang in the studio to discuss three new books, each with a connection to poetry and spoken word. Plus Louise goes behind the scenes at this year’s CLiPPA (Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award) where children from Benedict Primary SchoolContinue reading “25 July 2017 | Episode 39: Peter Bunzl and Polly Ho-Yen”
Summary Author SF Said, journalist Sarah Shaffi and YA debut Catherine Barter join Melissa and Louise in the studio to talk about how books teach children to think, question and empathise with others – and recommend books that can help children to understand turbulent times.
Summary For this special live event at Hay Festival, top illustrators Rob Biddulph, Leigh Hobbs, Emma Lewis and Britta Teckentrup join Katherine to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal with a discussion of some favourite books from the prize’s history and illustrators who have inspired them – as well as theContinue reading “03 June 2017 | Episode 37: DTRH Live at Hay Festival – The Illustrators Who Made Us”
Summary This month’s guests are picture book creator Yasmeen Ismail and award-winning author David Solomons, who join Katherine and Louise to discuss three new children’s books. Plus an interview with YA superstar Nicola Yoon.
Summary Melissa and Louise are joined by this year’s Waterstones Children’s Book Prize winner Kiran Millwood Hargrave and avid young readers Sterrett & Nicky to review this month’s releases. Plus an interview with NYT #1 bestselling sensation Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give.
Summary A special episode with Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize winner Alex Wheatle, discussing his award-winning Crongton Knights – plus a reading from new book Straight Outta Crongton. Also featuring a round-up of this month’s best new children’s books.
Summary Our first live show! The very first live DTRH event took place on 2 March 2017, as part of the nationwide World Book Day celebrations.