Kidlit radio #13

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


Sunday 22 April

  • 09:00–09:30 and 16:00-16:30 Radio 4 Extra LM Montgomery – Anne of Green Gables
    4/5. Anne has a very bad hair day – and resolves never to be romantic again.

  • 09:30–10:00 and 16:30-17:00 Radio 4 Extra Philippa Pearce – Tom’s Midnight Garden
    2/4. Tom and Hatty become friends in the night-time world, but there’s trouble ahead.


  • Monday 23 April

  • 16:00-16:30 Radio 4 One in a Million
    One million books given away for free – how did it affect those involved?


  • Tuesday 24 April

  • 16:00-16:30 Radio 4 Word of Mouth – Losing Your Parents’ Language
    What’s it like to lose the language spoken by your parents? Michael Rosen finds out.

  • Wednesday 25 April

  • 10:00–11:00 and 15:00-16:00 Radio 4 Extra Sir Walter Scott’s Rob Roy
    1/3. Moving Northwards: A rich London merchant’s son is banished to his family seat in the north.

  • 14:45–15:00 The Invention of Childhood – Radio 4 Extra The Vast Usefulness of Reading
    8/30. Michael Morpurgo explores education’s expansion for boys in the 17th century.


  • Thursday 26 April

  • 10:00–11:00 and 15:00-16:00 – Radio 4 Extra Sir Walter Scott’s Rob Roy
    2/3. Over the Border: There’s trouble afoot when Francis quarrels with Rashleigh and heads to Glasgow.


  • Friday 27 April

  • 10:00–11:00 and 15:00-16:00 – Radio 4 Extra Sir Walter Scott’s Rob Roy
    3/3. Helen McGregor: Francis and Jarvie reach the Highland Line, heading for McGregor country.

  • 4 Responses

    1. Thank you for this update Zoe. Incredibly useful. I will definitely try to make time to listen to some of these. Best wishes, Yvonne
      Yvonne Keen recently posted..Children’s creative writing competitions: a great way to develop your child’s creative thinking and writing skills

    2. Thanks Yvonne, I’m looking forward to the programme about World Book Night in particular.
      Zoe recently posted..Kidlit radio #13

    3. Thanks Janelle, I always appreciate it when you let me know about NPR links

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