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Kidlit radio #11

Posted on | March 24, 2012 | No Comments

The coming week’s bookish radio delights to listen out for include:


Sunday 25 March
09:00 and 16:00 Radio 4 Extra Diana Wynne Jones – Witch Week
A note is found declaring someone in 2Y is a witch, and a legendary enchanter is summoned.


15:00 Radio 4 Classic Serial
Out of the Hitler Time, A Small Person Far Away – Judith Kerr
3/3. 1956. Anna is settled in London when she gets a worrying telegram about her mother.


Monday 26 March
16:00 Radio 4 What the Scandinavians Know about Children’s Literature
Mariella Frostrup looks at Scandinavian children’s literature.


Tuesday 27 March
16:00 Radio 4 Word of Mouth – The Reduction of English
Former Children’s Laureate, Michael Rosen, asks if we now talk and write in shortened language, and if that matters.

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