Episode 122: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Caryl Lewis

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Caryl Lewis, joins us to talk about her debut English middle-grade novel. Caryl and I chatted about writing books in English, finding stories to inspire imaginations, and the wonder in dreams and wishes. Caryl was a great guest to have on theContinue reading “Episode 122: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Caryl Lewis”

Episode 121: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Sue Wallman

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Sue Wallman, joins us to talk about her latest novel, Such a Good Liar. Emma chatted with Sue about the writing mysteries, incorporating social media into novels, and making YA protagonists believable. Sue was a great guest to have on the showContinue reading “Episode 121: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Sue Wallman”

Episode 120: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Ivor Baddiel

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Ivor Baddiel, author of Britain’s Smartest Kid… on Ice!, joins us on the show! Ivor and I talked about kids fears of being themselves, going behind the scenes of TV writing, and the love of football. Ivor was a great guest toContinue reading “Episode 120: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Ivor Baddiel”

Big Kids Book Club Podcast Archives – Dan Walker

We’ve met a lot of new friends join the #BigKidsBookClub since we started back in 2020 so today we’re opening the archive and our episode with Dan Walker *COMPETITION IS CLOSED* https://anchor.fm/bigkidsbookclubpodcast/embed/episodes/Episode-5-Big-Kids-Book-Club—Author-Interview-Dan-Walker-ek4211 #kidsbooks#middlegrade#blog#bookblogs#books#librarians#teachers

Episode 119: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Christine Pillainayagam Part 2

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. Let’s re-join Emma and Christine PIllainayagam as they talk about her latest novel, Ellie Pillai Is Brown Emma and Christine chatted about writing stories for her younger self, the importance of music behind novels, and getting opportunities to live out dreams. Christine was a greatContinue reading “Episode 119: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Christine Pillainayagam Part 2”

Episode 118: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Christine PIllainayagam Part 1

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Christine PIllainayagam, joins Emma to talk about her latest novel, Ellie Pillai Is Brown Emma and Christine chatted about writing stories for her younger self, the importance of music behind novels, and getting opportunities to live out dreams. Christine was a greatContinue reading “Episode 118: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Christine PIllainayagam Part 1”

Episode 117: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Mary Watson

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Mary Watson, joins Emma to talk about her latest novel, Blood to Poison. Emma and Mary chatted about writing stories about her native South Africa, spinning tales of magic and weaving narratives that tackle hard hitting topics. Mary was a great guestContinue reading “Episode 117: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Mary Watson”

Episode 116: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Gina Blaxill

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Gina Blaxill, joins us to talk about her latest novel, You Can Trust Me. Gina and I chatted about the difficulties of a writing journey, finding the right place to start your novel, and tricky first chapters. Gina was a great guestContinue reading “Episode 116: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Gina Blaxill”

Episode 115: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Jane Mitchell

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Jane Mitchell, joins us to talk about her latest novel, Run for Your Life Jane and I chatted about the Direct Provision in Ireland, running writing workshops for refugees, and writing books to highlight issues. Jane was a great guest to haveContinue reading “Episode 115: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Jane Mitchell”

Episode 113: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Anne Cassidy

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Anne Cassidy, joins us to talk about her latest novel, The Drowning Day. Anne and I chatted about writing for middle grade, the writing of up to date issues, and the creation of characters. Anne was a great guest to have onContinue reading “Episode 113: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Anne Cassidy”