It’s a new month so I’m rejoined alongside Rab (@rabtales) and Emma (@emmakeane10) looking at our favourite “Back to School” reads and taking some time to ponder about why School based stories are so numerous and captivate us.

Big Kids Book Club – Author Interviews: M.G. Leonard + Sam Sedgman The Big Kids Book Club Podcast

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s episode of the Big Kids Book Club. In this episode, M.G.Leonard & Sam Sedgman, author of the Adventures on Trains Series join us in the clubhouse to talk about their journey working together as children authors. We chat about visiting the national railway museum https://www.railwaymuseum.org.uk/ , creating real journeys through characters and research, the twist of mysteries, and their shortlist for the ‘Books are my Bag Awards’ – you can vote for the Highland Falcon Thief here: https://www.nationalbooktokens.com/vote Maya and Sam were fantastic guests and we are super grateful they were able to join us on the show. Enjoy! ***COMPETITION*** If you want to be in with a chance of winning a signed copy of Highland Falcon Thief, head over to Twitter and follow @BigKidsBookClub. Send us a tweet using the hashtag #AOTComp and tell us a Fantasy or Sci-Fi train journey you’d like to go on? (UK residents only) The competition closes midnight on 30th October and the winner will be contacted on the 31st.
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Books talked about in this episode:

The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy

Animorphs by K. A. Applegate

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff


So sit back, relax and get lost in a good book-ish podcast 😀🎧📚📢

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