Big Kids Book Club Bumper Edition: Episodes 93 & 94 – Lesley Parr & Dan Smith

Today’s edition of the Big Kids Book Club Podcast gives you not 1, but 2 episodes for you to sink your teeth into. Our two very special guests are Lesley Parr and Dan Smith. Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Lesley Parr, author of The Valley of LostContinue reading “Big Kids Book Club Bumper Edition: Episodes 93 & 94 – Lesley Parr & Dan Smith”

Big Kids Book Club Podcast Episode 92: Author Interview – Gabriela Houston

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Gabriela Houston, author of the The Second Bell and The Wind Child, joins us on the show! Gabriela and I talked about Slavic folklores, writing stories that deal with harsh truths, and the adventures of fairy tales reimagined.  Gabriela was a greatContinue reading “Big Kids Book Club Podcast Episode 92: Author Interview – Gabriela Houston”

Big Kids Book Club Podcast Archives – Alastair Chisholm

#BigKidsBookClub is back! Sorry for the extended break – life, the universe, and all of that getting in the way, but 2022 is set to bring the podcast roaring to new life. As we wait for content to get back up and running, we take a look into the archives of the podcast to listen againContinue reading “Big Kids Book Club Podcast Archives – Alastair Chisholm”

Big Kids Book Club Podcast Archives – Alwyn Hamilton

#BigKidsBookClub is back! Sorry for the extended break – life, the universe, and all of that getting in the way, but 2022 is set to bring the podcast roaring to new life. As we wait for content to get back up and running, we take a look into the archives of the podcast to listen againContinue reading “Big Kids Book Club Podcast Archives – Alwyn Hamilton”

Episode 90: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Rab Ferguson

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Rab Ferguson, debut author of the Landfill Mountains, joins us on the show! Rab and I chatted about switching from short stories to his first full-length novels, writing about climate change, and writing stories within stories. Rab was a great guest toContinue reading “Episode 90: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Rab Ferguson”

Mid-Week Review: The Landfill Mountains

This week’s episode features: —————————————– Landfill Mountains by Rab Ferguson Publisher: Onwe Press Age Range: 12+ Genre(s): Young Adult, Post-Apocalypse Page Count: 384 Star Rating:  5⭐ (out of 5) A beautiful book written with care and passion for the underlying subject. At the surface what you think you have is a simple Post-Apocalyptic YA, but hiddenContinue reading “Mid-Week Review: The Landfill Mountains”

Episode 89: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Ruth Estevez

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Ruth Estevez, debut author of The Monster Belt joins us on the show! Ruth and I chatted about how growing up in Yorkshire shaped her, working on tv script to writing full length novels Ruth was a great guest to have onContinue reading “Episode 89: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Ruth Estevez”

Episode 87: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Martin Brown

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Martin Brown, illustrator of Horrible histories and author of Nell and the Cave Bear, joins us on the show! Martin and I chatted about switching from teaching to illustration, giving forgotten animals the limelight, and turning geography into narrative. Martin was aContinue reading “Episode 87: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Martin Brown”

Episode 86: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Alex Cotter

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Alex Cotter, debut author of The House on the Edge joins us on the show! Alex and I chatted about the changing from YA to middle grade, finding the balance of emotions in her writing, and the excitement of writing. Alex wasContinue reading “Episode 86: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Alex Cotter”

Episode 84: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Clare Weze

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Clare Weze, debut author of The Lightning Catcher joins us on the show! Clare and I chatted about the scientific process of writing, the highs and lows of debut, and what’s coming next? Clare was a great guest to have on theContinue reading “Episode 84: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Clare Weze”