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Malorie Blackman receives Blue Peter Badge

Noughts and Crosses author Malorie Blackman has received a Gold Blue Peter Badge for her services to children’s books, and for her support for more diversity in children’s publishing. 108 more words


Malorie Blackman

Did I ever tell you about the time I met Malorie Blackman at the Random House Christmas Party and she was really lovely about my book? I expect probably.

Malorie Blackman Interview with Jackie Roy

This post was first published on 17th October 2013 via Humanity Hallows

As a child, I read a lot of Malorie Blackman books, so I was unbelievably excited to find she was holding an event as part of the… 694 more words

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Project Remix.

Yesterday Malorie Blackman, Children’s Laureate, launched Project Remix – a creative challenge for 13 – 19 year olds in the UK. Here’s Malorie herself introducing the competition: 273 more words

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Children's Laureate sparks conversation about diversity in books

British author and Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman took a 24-hour hiatus from Twitter after an interview posted Sunday on Sky News led to a barrage of what she called “ 390 more words


In Conversation, The Australian Children's Laureates

Last night I had the pleasure in joining Australian Children’s Laureates Jackie French (current) and Alison Lester (2012-2013) in the beautiful Harper Collins offices in Sydney, as they discussed what it means to be the Australian Children’s Laureate. 231 more words

On Michael Rosen and YouTube

For those of you who don’t recognise the name in this post’s title, Michael Rosen is a pretty important and well-known figure in British children’s literature, having produced a substantial number of novels and poems and serving as the British Children’s Laureate from 2007 to 2009. 612 more words

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