Episode 62: Ten Minutes with Belinda Murrell

May 22, 2023

In episode 62 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:

10 Minutes with Belinda Murrell

Megan and Allison spend 10 minutes with award-winning author Belinda Murrell, chatting about her new book ‘The Silver Sea’, how to create immersive fantasy worlds, and why time-slip novels are great for broadening kids’ reading horizons.

Plus, Allison is now a YouTuber and Megan shares the secrets of being a brilliant book gifter.

Books we mention

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Bookmail and TBR pile

Big Magic’ Sarah Armstrong 

‘The Recorder Racket’ and ‘The Puzzling Pet Parade’ by Anne Battese. Illustrated by Ruth-Mary Smith.

‘I Feel the World’ Zanni Louise and Ameika Johnson. Illustrated by Nia Gould

‘Egg’ by Clare Atkins. Illustrated by Harrison Vial 

‘What about Thao?’ By Oliver Phommavanh

‘A Reluctant Witch’s Guide to Magic’ by Shivaun Plozza

‘How to be Prime Minister and Survive Grade Five’ by Carla Fitzgerald 

Ten Minutes with Belinda Murrell

Belinda Murrell is the internationally published award-winning author of books for kids and adults. Her time-slip novels and Pippa’s Island series are beloved by middle-grade readers and her Lulu Bell series is a huge favourite with junior readers. Her fantasy novel ‘The Golden Tower’ was published in 2021 and now we have the sequel, ‘The Silver Sea’ , published this month.

This episode of the podcast is brought to you by ‘The Silver Sea’  by Belinda Murrell, out now with Penguin Books Australia. Find out more here.

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