Konnie Huq

Book Shambles

Konnie Huq was a much loved presenter of the children’s show Blue Peter for over a decade and now she’s written her first children’s book, Cookie. She joins Robin in studio to chat about that book, the books that got her hooked on reading as a kid, how we should be encouraging kids to read in school, fairy tales, National Geographic and much more.

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Reading List

Konnie recommends:

Superfudge by Judy Blume

Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume

The Wimpy Kids series by Jeff Kinney

Fearless Fairytales by Konnie Huq and James Kay

The Treehouse series by Andy Griffiths

The Dog Man series by Dav Pilkey

The Usborne Book of Ancient Rome

Where’s Wally by Martin Handford

Reality is Not What it Seems by Carlo Rovelli

Robin recommends:

Cookie by Konnie Huq

The 2000 AD comic books

The Harry Potter series by JK Rowling

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

The work of Philip Ridley

The Usborne Horror Books

Stalin Ate My Homework by Alexei Sayle

Confessions by Simon Mayo

The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli

The Strange Order of Things: Life, Feeling, and the Making of Cultures by Antonio Damasio

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