On the latest edition of The Book Show, children's author and screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce spells out just why children's books are so important and why they should be afforded more respect - listen above.

There's also a look at the mini-publishing industry that has been the Trump years in the White House and Sara Baume will be quizzed by the Mannan Castle Book Club from Co Monaghan about her acclaimed debut novel spill simmer falter wither. 

The Book Show, RTÉ Radio 1, Sundays at 7pm - listen back here.