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Stuart Fryd Teacher/Author on Sunday Service

It was a busy show this week with not just the usual updates on local events and travel shenanigans (more buses, less trains) but we had news of Kanye West’s (invited) return to the stage, a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham plus the fact that it’s the season to be full of cold, cough and all-round “meh”.

Click the player above to hear the best (and worst) from today’s show…

Oh look, a guest…
After 11am, the cheeky banter and fart noises were put on hold as I was joined by local teacher and author, Stuart Fryd. We spoke about encouraging children to read, the types of book to choose and steps to take when they’re less than keen…

Stuart Fryd Author/Teacher

Hear the interview by clicking the player above…

Stuart also shared his top tips towards encouraging children to read (especially the boys!) :

  • They have to enjoy it – don’t force them or else it becomes a chore etc
  • Encourage them to read what they enjoy, eg: comics, magazines, even computer games
  • Computer game guide books, too
  • Popular fiction for boys include: Star Wars novels, Batman, Spiderman etc.
  • Computer game books: Sonic, Mario, Halo, Pokemon, Minecraft
  • NO SUCH THING AS A BAD THING TO READ!

“Read to them until they go to secondary school. Short books, chapter books, non-fiction books, etc. Introduce them to harder texts this way… Never too late to start”

Book/Author suggestions:

  • Jeff Kinney – Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • David Walliams – children love the humour – Gangsta Granny etc.
  • The Beast Quest books – lots of boys love them
  • Anthony Browne is great for children of all ages – so much depth and pretty dark. Amazing artwork – The Tunnel, Into the Forest etc.
  • Neil Gaiman: Coreline, the Graveyard Book, The Wolves in the Walls, Odd and Frost Giants – (leads well into teen and adult books too!)
  • Phillip Pullman – Dark Materials trilogy and now a prequel – Book of Dust – children’s book but so much depth – awful film but amazing book!
  • J.K. Rowling – Harry Potter
  • Tolkien – The Hobbit

Stuart is on Twitter @stuartfryd and his details of his book (plus teaching resources) can be found on his website, The Lost and Drowned.

Songs played included:

A HA – TAKE ON ME
JAMIE T – RABBIT HOLE
ALPHABEAT – FASCINATION
LIAM GALLAGHER – FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH
ROLLING STONES – JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH
WOMBATS – TOKYO [VAMPIRES AND WOLVES]
X AMBASSADORS – RENEGADES
LIBERTINES – DON’T LOOK BACK INTO THE SUN
LUTRICIA MCNEAL – AIN’T THAT JUST THE WAY
BLACK KEYS – LONELY BOY
INXS – NEW SENSATION
PORTUGAL THE MAN – FEEL IT STILL
BEATLES – TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS
CHICAGO – STREET PLAYER
AMY WINEHOUSE – YOU KNOW I’M NO GOOD
CHAINSMOKERS AND COLDPLAY – SOMETHING JUST LIKE THIS
LIGHTNING SEEDS – YOU SHOWED ME
FRANZ FERDINAND – MATINEE

There’s more Sunday Service next week from 10am and if you didn’t get enough of me today you’ll be pleased to hear that I’ll be sitting in for Keith Rogers’ Drive show this Tuesday from 3pm.

Stuart Fryd Teacher/Author on Sunday Service

It was a busy show this week with not just the usual updates on local events and travel shenanigans (more buses, less trains) but we had news of Kanye West’s (invited) return to the stage, a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham plus the fact that it’s the season to be full of cold, cough and all-round “meh”.

Click the player above to hear the best (and worst) from today’s show…

Oh look, a guest…
After 11am, the cheeky banter and fart noises were put on hold as I was joined by local teacher and author, Stuart Fryd. We spoke about encouraging children to read, the types of book to choose and steps to take when they’re less than keen…

Stuart Fryd Author/Teacher

Hear the interview by clicking the player above…

Stuart also shared his top tips towards encouraging children to read (especially the boys!) :

  • They have to enjoy it – don’t force them or else it becomes a chore etc
  • Encourage them to read what they enjoy, eg: comics, magazines, even computer games
  • Computer game guide books, too
  • Popular fiction for boys include: Star Wars novels, Batman, Spiderman etc.
  • Computer game books: Sonic, Mario, Halo, Pokemon, Minecraft
  • NO SUCH THING AS A BAD THING TO READ!

“Read to them until they go to secondary school. Short books, chapter books, non-fiction books, etc. Introduce them to harder texts this way… Never too late to start”

Book/Author suggestions:

  • Jeff Kinney – Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • David Walliams – children love the humour – Gangsta Granny etc.
  • The Beast Quest books – lots of boys love them
  • Anthony Browne is great for children of all ages – so much depth and pretty dark. Amazing artwork – The Tunnel, Into the Forest etc.
  • Neil Gaiman: Coreline, the Graveyard Book, The Wolves in the Walls, Odd and Frost Giants – (leads well into teen and adult books too!)
  • Phillip Pullman – Dark Materials trilogy and now a prequel – Book of Dust – children’s book but so much depth – awful film but amazing book!
  • J.K. Rowling – Harry Potter
  • Tolkien – The Hobbit

Stuart is on Twitter @stuartfryd and his details of his book (plus teaching resources) can be found on his website, The Lost and Drowned.

Songs played included:

A HA – TAKE ON ME
JAMIE T – RABBIT HOLE
ALPHABEAT – FASCINATION
LIAM GALLAGHER – FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH
ROLLING STONES – JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH
WOMBATS – TOKYO [VAMPIRES AND WOLVES]
X AMBASSADORS – RENEGADES
LIBERTINES – DON’T LOOK BACK INTO THE SUN
LUTRICIA MCNEAL – AIN’T THAT JUST THE WAY
BLACK KEYS – LONELY BOY
INXS – NEW SENSATION
PORTUGAL THE MAN – FEEL IT STILL
BEATLES – TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS
CHICAGO – STREET PLAYER
AMY WINEHOUSE – YOU KNOW I’M NO GOOD
CHAINSMOKERS AND COLDPLAY – SOMETHING JUST LIKE THIS
LIGHTNING SEEDS – YOU SHOWED ME
FRANZ FERDINAND – MATINEE

There’s more Sunday Service next week from 10am and if you didn’t get enough of me today you’ll be pleased to hear that I’ll be sitting in for Keith Rogers’ Drive show this Tuesday from 3pm.

Stuart Fryd Teacher/Author on Sunday Service

It was a busy show this week with not just the usual updates on local events and travel shenanigans (more buses, less trains) but we had news of Kanye West’s (invited) return to the stage, a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham plus the fact that it’s the season to be full of cold, cough and all-round “meh”.

Click the player above to hear the best (and worst) from today’s show…

Oh look, a guest…
After 11am, the cheeky banter and fart noises were put on hold as I was joined by local teacher and author, Stuart Fryd. We spoke about encouraging children to read, the types of book to choose and steps to take when they’re less than keen…

Stuart Fryd Author/Teacher

Hear the interview by clicking the player above…

Stuart also shared his top tips towards encouraging children to read (especially the boys!) :

  • They have to enjoy it – don’t force them or else it becomes a chore etc
  • Encourage them to read what they enjoy, eg: comics, magazines, even computer games
  • Computer game guide books, too
  • Popular fiction for boys include: Star Wars novels, Batman, Spiderman etc.
  • Computer game books: Sonic, Mario, Halo, Pokemon, Minecraft
  • NO SUCH THING AS A BAD THING TO READ!

“Read to them until they go to secondary school. Short books, chapter books, non-fiction books, etc. Introduce them to harder texts this way… Never too late to start”

Book/Author suggestions:

  • Jeff Kinney – Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • David Walliams – children love the humour – Gangsta Granny etc.
  • The Beast Quest books – lots of boys love them
  • Anthony Browne is great for children of all ages – so much depth and pretty dark. Amazing artwork – The Tunnel, Into the Forest etc.
  • Neil Gaiman: Coreline, the Graveyard Book, The Wolves in the Walls, Odd and Frost Giants – (leads well into teen and adult books too!)
  • Phillip Pullman – Dark Materials trilogy and now a prequel – Book of Dust – children’s book but so much depth – awful film but amazing book!
  • J.K. Rowling – Harry Potter
  • Tolkien – The Hobbit

Stuart is on Twitter @stuartfryd and his details of his book (plus teaching resources) can be found on his website, The Lost and Drowned.

Songs played included:

A HA – TAKE ON ME
JAMIE T – RABBIT HOLE
ALPHABEAT – FASCINATION
LIAM GALLAGHER – FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH
ROLLING STONES – JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH
WOMBATS – TOKYO [VAMPIRES AND WOLVES]
X AMBASSADORS – RENEGADES
LIBERTINES – DON’T LOOK BACK INTO THE SUN
LUTRICIA MCNEAL – AIN’T THAT JUST THE WAY
BLACK KEYS – LONELY BOY
INXS – NEW SENSATION
PORTUGAL THE MAN – FEEL IT STILL
BEATLES – TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS
CHICAGO – STREET PLAYER
AMY WINEHOUSE – YOU KNOW I’M NO GOOD
CHAINSMOKERS AND COLDPLAY – SOMETHING JUST LIKE THIS
LIGHTNING SEEDS – YOU SHOWED ME
FRANZ FERDINAND – MATINEE

There’s more Sunday Service next week from 10am and if you didn’t get enough of me today you’ll be pleased to hear that I’ll be sitting in for Keith Rogers’ Drive show this Tuesday from 3pm.

Stuart Fryd Teacher/Author on Sunday Service

It was a busy show this week with not just the usual updates on local events and travel shenanigans (more buses, less trains) but we had news of Kanye West’s (invited) return to the stage, a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham plus the fact that it’s the season to be full of cold, cough and all-round “meh”.

Click the player above to hear the best (and worst) from today’s show…

Oh look, a guest…
After 11am, the cheeky banter and fart noises were put on hold as I was joined by local teacher and author, Stuart Fryd. We spoke about encouraging children to read, the types of book to choose and steps to take when they’re less than keen…

Stuart Fryd Author/Teacher

Hear the interview by clicking the player above…

Stuart also shared his top tips towards encouraging children to read (especially the boys!) :

  • They have to enjoy it – don’t force them or else it becomes a chore etc
  • Encourage them to read what they enjoy, eg: comics, magazines, even computer games
  • Computer game guide books, too
  • Popular fiction for boys include: Star Wars novels, Batman, Spiderman etc.
  • Computer game books: Sonic, Mario, Halo, Pokemon, Minecraft
  • NO SUCH THING AS A BAD THING TO READ!

“Read to them until they go to secondary school. Short books, chapter books, non-fiction books, etc. Introduce them to harder texts this way… Never too late to start”

Book/Author suggestions:

  • Jeff Kinney – Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • David Walliams – children love the humour – Gangsta Granny etc.
  • The Beast Quest books – lots of boys love them
  • Anthony Browne is great for children of all ages – so much depth and pretty dark. Amazing artwork – The Tunnel, Into the Forest etc.
  • Neil Gaiman: Coreline, the Graveyard Book, The Wolves in the Walls, Odd and Frost Giants – (leads well into teen and adult books too!)
  • Phillip Pullman – Dark Materials trilogy and now a prequel – Book of Dust – children’s book but so much depth – awful film but amazing book!
  • J.K. Rowling – Harry Potter
  • Tolkien – The Hobbit

Stuart is on Twitter @stuartfryd and his details of his book (plus teaching resources) can be found on his website, The Lost and Drowned.

Songs played included:

A HA – TAKE ON ME
JAMIE T – RABBIT HOLE
ALPHABEAT – FASCINATION
LIAM GALLAGHER – FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH
ROLLING STONES – JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH
WOMBATS – TOKYO [VAMPIRES AND WOLVES]
X AMBASSADORS – RENEGADES
LIBERTINES – DON’T LOOK BACK INTO THE SUN
LUTRICIA MCNEAL – AIN’T THAT JUST THE WAY
BLACK KEYS – LONELY BOY
INXS – NEW SENSATION
PORTUGAL THE MAN – FEEL IT STILL
BEATLES – TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS
CHICAGO – STREET PLAYER
AMY WINEHOUSE – YOU KNOW I’M NO GOOD
CHAINSMOKERS AND COLDPLAY – SOMETHING JUST LIKE THIS
LIGHTNING SEEDS – YOU SHOWED ME
FRANZ FERDINAND – MATINEE

There’s more Sunday Service next week from 10am and if you didn’t get enough of me today you’ll be pleased to hear that I’ll be sitting in for Keith Rogers’ Drive show this Tuesday from 3pm.

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