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  1. Lauren Child, photos of space and drop scones

    Mel Giedroyc enjoys Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's perfect drop scones with pumpkin seeds.

    First broadcast: 07 Nov 2014

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  2. Marbles, Kate Adie and Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber

    Mel Giedroyc gets a guide to mastering the game of marbles.

    First broadcast: 29 Oct 2014

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  3. Elephants, spiders and Dan Castellaneta

    Mel Giedroyc is in finger-licking good form with a history of the doughnut.

    First broadcast: 28 Oct 2014

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  4. Elephants, moss and Jamie Rix

    Mel Giedroyc gets the giggles with hilarious children's writer Jamie Rix.

    First broadcast: 27 Oct 2014

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  5. Parrots, playground fun and Swallows and Amazons

    Mel Giedroyc looks forward to playtime for some made-up games.

    First broadcast: 24 Oct 2014

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  6. Gold-mining and blind tourism

    Mel Giedroyc uncovers the intricacies of finding your way round as a blind tourist.

    First broadcast: 23 Oct 2014

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  7. Emma Thompson, one-man bands and Swallows and Amazons

    Mel Giedroyc casts a curious eye over actress Emma Thompson's record collection.

    First broadcast: 22 Oct 2014

  8. Janet Ahlberg, camping food and archery

    Mel Giedroyc celebrates the birthday of The Jolly Postman illustrator Janet Ahlberg.

    First broadcast: 21 Oct 2014

  9. Swallows and Amazons, snorkeling and the language of the sea

    Mel Giedroyc gets her snorkel mask on to search the British coastline for coral.

    First broadcast: 20 Oct 2014

  10. 101 Dalmatians, Star Jelly and guide dogs

    Mel Giedroyc goes searching for glow worms and the mysterious Star Jelly.

    First broadcast: 17 Oct 2014

  11. 101 Dalmatians and front-line dogs

    Mel Giedroyc with the next chapter of 101 Dalmatians, read by Juliet Stevenson.

    First broadcast: 16 Oct 2014

  12. 101 Dalmatians, Michael Rosen and the Russian Winnie the Pooh

    Michael Rosen hunts down one of the best-loved creations of the Soviet era.

    First broadcast: 15 Oct 2014

  13. 101 Dalmatians, Philip Pullman and WW1 teenage spies

    Anthony Horowitz tells the story of teenage spies in the First World War.

    First broadcast: 14 Oct 2014

  14. 101 Dalmatians, Steve Backshall and water voles

    Mel Giedroyc with the first chapter of Dodie Smith's classic 101 Dalmatians.

    First broadcast: 13 Oct 2014

  15. Chocolate, cartoons and moustaches

    Mel Giedroyc discovers why a chocolate factory helped the soldiers of World War One.

    First broadcast: 10 Oct 2014

  16. Croissants, cloud watching and curry

    Mel savours how to make the perfect croissant and meets a man with his head in the clouds.

    First broadcast: 09 Oct 2014

  17. Harry Belafonte, blind waterspeed record holder and barefoot walking

    Harry Belafonte shares his Inheritance Tracks, plus more Rooftoppers.

    First broadcast: 08 Oct 2014

  18. Pool frogs, polar bears and a royal dollhouse

    Mel Giedroyc meets some pool frogs and takes a tour of a Queen's dollhouse.

    First broadcast: 07 Oct 2014

  19. Rooftoppers, Quentin Blake and creepy crawlies

    Quentin Blake gives Mel a crash course in drawing and Mary Colwell visits an insect garden

    First broadcast: 06 Oct 2014

  20. Striped Pyjamas, Chris Riddell and Paul Merton

    The finale of John Boyne's The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, as read by Anne Marie Duff.

    First broadcast: 03 Oct 2014

  21. Rudyard Kipling, Cressida Cowell and Michael Morpurgo

    On National Poetry Day, Mel hears about Rudyard Kipling's World War One poetry.

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2014

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  22. The Jumblies, Fat Boy Slim and red squirrels

    Mel goes on a hunt for red squirrels and Fatboy Slim reveals his Inheritance Tracks.

    First broadcast: 01 Oct 2014

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  23. Geocaching, Brownies and Django Bates

    Mel Giedroyc goes geocaching and celebrates 100 years of the Brownies.

    First broadcast: 30 Sep 2014

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  24. Striped Pyjamas, stalking lynx and Philip Ardagh

    Cameraman John Aitchison stalks a lynx and Philip Ardagh offers his two favourite books.

    First broadcast: 29 Sep 2014

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  25. Concorde, bicycles and Tom Baker learning French

    Tom Baker brushes up on his French and Mel remembers the golden age of Concorde.

    First broadcast: 26 Sep 2014

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  26. Playground games, salutes and Sir Ranulph Fiennes

    Mel Giedroyc learns if hopscotch and skipping still have a place in today's playground.

    First broadcast: 25 Sep 2014

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  27. Crying, Neighbours and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

    Mel rummages through Kylie's wardrobe and Kiri Te Kanawa reveals her Inheritance Tracks.

    First broadcast: 24 Sep 2014

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  28. Ant and Dec, video games and elephants

    Ant and Dec reveal what makes them tick as a double act.

    First broadcast: 23 Sep 2014

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  29. Midnight feasts, Coronation Street and striped pyjamas

    Mel Giedroyc gorges on some of the fabulous food featured in classic children's literature

    First broadcast: 22 Sep 2014

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  30. International Talk Like a Pirate Day - aaaarrrr!!

    Mel sings a sea shanty and goes night-time badger spotting.

    First broadcast: 19 Sep 2014

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