Bec Hill

Book Shambles

It’s our Halloween special and sometimes co-host Bec Hill returns to Book Shambles today to talk to Robin about her new kids horror book, The Slime, the first in a 13 book series called Horror Heights! They talk about creating the series, creativity in lockdown, favourite fictional slime, the influence of RL Stine and Paul Jennings and the joy of growing up with a librarian for a Mum.

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Reading List

Books recommended this week include:

The work of Paul Jennings

The Goosebumps series by RL Stine

The Narnia series by CS Lewis

The Magic Faraway Tree series by Enid Blyton

The Famous Five series by Enid Blyton

Trolls by Brian Froud and Wendy Froud

Nests by Susan Ogilvy

Gnomes by Wil Huygen and Rien Poortvliet.

Dinotopia by James Gurney

The Birds of America by John James Audubon

Birds Drawn for John Gould by Edward Lear


The Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas

Adventures in Embroidery by Ernest Thesiger

Practically True by by Ernest Thesiger

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