A.F. Harrold                                                                            

The poet's website, where you'll find his podcast, books, videos, audiobooks and information about his fiction books. These include The Imaginary, The Song from Somewhere Else, The Afterwards and Fizzlebert Stump.


   Andy Stanton

podcast with Andy and Carrie Quinlan answering children’s questions in the most inaccurate ways they can think of. 18 funny episodes to listen to.


   BBC Sounds

Excellent website for listening to books and other activities. Podcasts plus programmes containing entertainment, comedy, drama, music, activities, facts, sport. Listen to Carrie's War, War Horse, Tracy Beaker Podcast, Shakespeare, The Tales of Beatrix Potter and more.


   Down the Rabbit Hole                                                        

Children’s books radio and podcast with author/illustrator guests.


   In the Reading Corner

Useful for teachers, parents and older children  to listen to.  Mix of younger and older books.

Excellent free podcasts from the team at Just Imagine, including interviews with authors and illustrators. Available to subscribe from iTunes and Pocket Casts.

  • Authors include: David McKee, James Mayhew, Rob Biddulph, Anthony Browne, Benji Davies, Philip Reeve, Elizabeth Laird, Cerrie Burnell, Vashti Hardy, Abi Elphinstone, Jenny McLachlan, Michael Rosen, Ross Welford, Peter Bunzl, Marcus Sedgwick, Kwame Alexander, Piers Torday, James Sellick, Sally Gardner, Zanib Mian, Rebecca Stevens, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, AF Harrold,Geraldine McCaughrean and many, many more.
  • Topics include: Early Years Reading, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Reading and Well-Being, Diversity, Reading for Pleasure, Reading Picture Books, Readability, Classics in the Classroom, Humour, Excellence in Reading, and more.


   Matt Brown - The Word Monkeys

The Word Monkeys is a podcast about what it takes to write a book. Author Matt Brown shoots the breeze with some of his favourite writers, including Piers Torday, Jo Nadin, Steve Cole, SF Said, Jim Smith and Holly Bourne.


   Puffin Podcasts

Under the Sea, Animals, Space, Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney and more.


   Radio Blogging

Daily shows with interactive links to keep everyone busy and engaged. Just listen and blog, it’s live, fun and interactive with new educational tasks each day for you, whether at home or in school.  


   Storyshed – Children’s Storytelling Podcast                     

Children's storytelling podcast for kids of all ages. A new and original story each episode. A family friendly podcast which can be used for school assemblies, car journeys, bedtime, anytime!