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Author interviews, reading recommendations
& book group chats from UK schools.

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Tune into the Tales by Mail podcast where your reading adventures continue!

We'll chat to the authors of our featured books and our school Pod Squad will share their thoughts. Plus there'll be reading recommendations aplenty to tide you over until your next Tales by Mail box arrives!


1APRIL 2021 OUT IN THE WILDERNESS EPISODE
In which the Pod Squad discuss their thoughts about Melt and The Weather Weaver and quiz Ele Fountain and Tamsin Mori about their brilliant books. Plus there's a special guest appearance from Josh Lacey, to tell us more about bonus book: Hope Jones Saves the World.
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2FEBRUARY 2021 HISTORICAL HEROES EPISODE

In which the Pod Squad discuss their thoughts about The Queen's Fool and Darwin's Dragons and quiz Ally Sherrick and Lindsay Galvin about their brilliant books. Plus there are reading recommendations from the Tales by Mail team.
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3DECEMBER 2020 WHIMSICAL WORLDS EPISODE

In which the Pod Squad discuss their thoughts about The House and the Edge of Magic and The Marvellous Land of Snergs and quiz Amy Sparkes and Veronica Cossanteli about their brilliant books. Plus there are reading recommendations from the newest members of the Tales by Mail team.
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4OCTOBER 2020 MAGIC MENAGERIES EPISODE

In which the Pod Squad chat about The Creature Keeper and The Midnight Guardians and quiz Damaris Young and Ross Montgomery about their brilliant books. Plus there are reading recommendations from the Tales by Mail team!

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5AUGUST 2020 OFF THE MAP EPISODE

In which the Pod Squad share their thoughts about Wonderscape and Sky Pirates and quiz the authors about their brilliant books. Plus there are readings from Jennifer Bell and Alex English and book recommendations!

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6JUNE 2020 MANSION HOUSE MYSTERIES EPISODE

In which The Tales by Mail Pod Squad discuss The House on Hoarder Hill and Jack's Secret Summer and quiz the authors about their brilliant books. PLUS reading recommendations to tide you over until your next Tales by Mail box arrives!

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7INTRODUCTORY EPISODE

In which we chat to debut author Anna Hoghton about her magical new book The Mask of Aribella, discover the favourite reads of lots of brilliant children's writers (including Anna James, Peter Bunzl, Vashti Hardy and many more!) and find out why the children of Zouch Academy in Wiltshire love reading so much!

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