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.