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Dive into the World of Books

Love books? Of course you do! You'll love these shows, too.

by Kids Listen

    Dive into the World of Books

    Jan 20 2020

  • Book Club for Kids / Episode 100 The Storm Runner

    It’s our 100th episode! To celebrate, we travel up to the Bay Area Book Festival to tape a live show celebrating “The Storm Runner” by J. C. Cervantes. This fantasy tale with Mayan mythology is a “Rick Riordan Presents” novel. Public radio journalist Erika Quilar from KQED is celebrity reader. Our readers are 6th graders at Albany Middle School in Northern California and they quiz our author. Kitty Felde is host.

  • Buttons & Figs / #45 - Holiday Poem Play at Velma Teague Library

    Sail with us this holiday to the Velma Teague Library in Glendale Arizona where we share holiday play inspired by the classic Christmas poem, "The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Moore. But of course we don't just read the poem, we play! Listen in as these Buttons & Figs kids come up with their own reindeer names, and using the poem as inspiration, they set sail to write their own original stories. We hope you'll head to the library this holiday and read The Night Before Christmas so sugar...more

  • Book Power for Kids! / Episode 022 - Dinosaurs Before Dark

    When a magical treehouse transports siblings Jack and Annie to the time of the dinosaurs, they need to work together to solve the mystery of how to get back! Dinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne, reviewed by Mirabel (age 7). (This is the first book in the awesome Magic Treehouse series.)   For questions or to suggest a book for us to review email us at bookpowerforkids@gmail.com .   Our website is https://bookpowerforkids.com/, or visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook....more

  • KidLit RADIO / KidLit RADIO: StoryMakers with Brian Biggs

    Listen up as Rocco and Brian Biggs, creator of Tinyville Town, chat about the eighth book in that series, AT THE FIREHOUSE, on this podcast episode of StoryMakers. Brian tells us how, when writing the book, he toured a real firehouse. Listen to find out what goes on behind the scenes when firefighters aren’t battling blazes!Watch Brian’s STORYMAKERS!ABOUT the Book IN TINYVILLE TOWN: AT THE FIREHOUSE, join Dexter and Firefighter Charlie on a guided tour of the Tinyville Town firehouse. See where ...more

  • The Tiny Potters | A Kid Led Harry Potter Podcast / Tiny Potters Discuss Chapter 14 Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

    One Sentence Summary Anderson starts with the one sentence recap of how our trio of protagonists are studying and then come across something that surprises them. What Do the Tiny Potters Think? Addison and Anderson relate to this because both of them have been busy with studying for the standardized tests at their schools when they recorded this episode.  Addison and Anderson discuss the value, or lack thereof, of homework and the importance of recess. When Harry, Hermione, and Ron visit Hagrid&...more