23 April 2019 | Episode 62: Sophie McKenzie

Summary

Louise, Imogen and Jack are joined in the studio by young adult author Sophie McKenzie to talk about three new books for children and teenagers.

26 March 2019 | Episode 61: Springtime reads with Emer Stamp

Summary

For Melissa’s last ever show, she is joined in the studio by Imogen, new DTRH team member Jack Noel, and special guest Emer Stamp to discuss an array of new springtime books for children and young people.

08 March 2019 | Episode 60: International Women’s Day Special

Summary

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

26 February 2019 | Episode 59: Sita Brahmachari and David O’Connell

Summary

Melissa and Imogen are joined in the studio by author Sita Brahmachari and writer/illustrator David O’Connell to talk about three brand new children’s books.

22 January 2019 | Episode 58: John Burningham Special

Summary

This month, Louise and Imogen are joined in the studio by author-illustrator Neal Layton and editorial director for picture books Andrea Macdonald to celebrate the extraordinary work of John Burningham.

25 December 2018 | Episode 57: Christmas Special

Summary

For a bumper end-of-year special, Melissa, Louise and Imogen are joined in the studio by author, illustrator and designer Jack Noel and fiction editorial director Lauren Fortune to discuss favourite Christmas reads and books of the year 2018.

27 November 2018 | Episode 56: New books for November

Summary

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.

23 October 2018 | Episode 55: Illustrated Non-Fiction Special

Summary

Children’s book critic Imogen Russell Williams and award-winning author David Long are this month’s guests for a special episode exploring the latest in illustrated non-fiction for children and young people.

12 October 2018 | Episode 54: DTRH Live at Sevenoaks Literary Festival – Emma Carroll and Hilary McKay

Summary

For this special live event recorded at the Sevenoaks Literary Festival, top authors Emma Carroll and Hilary McKay join Katherine to discuss their latest books, and their approach to writing historical fiction for kids.

25 September 2018 | Episode 53: Steven Butler and Kate Pankhurst

Summary

Katherine and Melissa are joined in the studio by two top children’s books creators, Steven Butler and Kate Pankhurst, to discuss three of September’s new books.