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Awesome Authors: Children's Literature with Frank Cottrell Boyce and Bali Rai

Mariella Frostrup presents a special programme celebrating children's literature with writer Frank Cottrell Boyce.

As part the children's reading celebration across the BBC, Awesome Authors, Mariella Frostrup explores contemporary children's fiction with writers Frank Cottrell Boyce, Bali Rai and Children's Editor of the Bookseller, Charlotte Eyre.

We also hear from John Wray on why writers should be cautious about re-visiting their childhood favourites for inspiration, and after working in publishing for over thirty years, Sarah Odedina gives her expert advice to aspiring novelists.

And finally we have some special literary recommendations from young readers.

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28 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Mariella Frostrup
Interviewed Guest Frank Cottrell Boyce
Interviewed Guest Bali Rai
Interviewed Guest Charlotte Eyre
Interviewed Guest John Wray
Interviewed Guest Sarah Odedina

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