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Malorie Blackman

Malorie Blackman has written over fifty books and is acknowledged as one of today’s most imaginative and convincing writers for young readers. Her best-loved books include the highly acclaimed Noughts and Crosses sequence and Pig Heart Boy, which also became a major BBC TV series. She has been awarded numerous prizes for her work, including the Red House Children’s Book Award, and has also been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. In 2005 she was honoured with the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of her contribution to children’s books, and in 2008 she received an OBE for her services to children’s literature. She has been described by The Times as ‘a national treasure’ and was the Children’s Laureate 2013-15.

Books by Malorie Blackman

  • ANTIDOTE

    ANTIDOTE

  • Betsey Biggalow is Here!

    Betsey Biggalow is Here!

  • Checkmate

    Checkmate

  • Cloud Busting

    Cloud Busting

  • Colour First Reader: Snow Dog

    Colour First Reader: Snow Dog

  • Colour First Reader: Space Race

    Colour First Reader: Space Race

  • Colour First Reader: The Monster Crisp-Guzzler

    Colour First Reader: The Monster Crisp-Guzzler

  • Dangerous Reality

    Dangerous Reality

  • Double Cross

    Double Cross

  • Double Cross

    Double Cross

  • Girl Wonder and the Terrific Twins

    Girl Wonder and the Terrific Twins

  • Hacker

    Hacker

  • Knife Edge

    Knife Edge

  • Pig-Heart Boy

    Pig-Heart Boy

  • Sinclair, Wonder Bear

    Sinclair, Wonder Bear

  • Sinclair, Wonder Bear

    Sinclair, Wonder Bear

  • Snow Dog

    Snow Dog

  • Space Race

    Space Race

  • The Monster Crisp-Guzzler

    The Monster Crisp-Guzzler

  • The Noughts and Crosses Sequence Box Set

    The Noughts and Crosses Sequence Box Set

  • Thief!

    Thief!

Awards

Malorie Blackman’s many awards include the Red House and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Noughts and Crosses. In 2005 she was awarded the Elearnor Farjeon prize for services to children’s literature; an OBE followed in 2008 and from 2013-15 she was the Children’s Laureate.