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My first book, Not So Stupid! was published by Livewire Books for Teenagers in November 1990 and since then I have written over 50 books, including Noughts & Crosses, Pig-Heart Boy which was turned into a BAFTA winning serial, Hacker and Whizziwig among others. I have won a number of literary prizes (Click on the Awards link for further details). I have written TV scripts, including a number of Byker Grove episodes, Whizziwig episodes and Pig Heart Boy (the first 4 episodes) as well as a couple of original dramas for CITV and BBC Education. I wrote a play for the Polka Theatre called The Amazing Birthday which was performed in February and March 2002. I'm a graduate of the National Film and Television School, and divide my time between book and script writing.
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1. Girl Wonder to the Rescue

Birthday-present burglars, a Tooth Fairy mystery, and an abandoned puppy – no adventure is too great for Maxine, also known as Girl Wonder!This collection of seven funny short stories is perfect for building confidence in new readers, whether reading aloud or reading alone.

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2. Girl Wonder’s Winter Adventures

From scaring Mum at Halloween to building the biggest snowball the world’s ever seen – Maxine always has a super plan and needs the help of her twin brothers, Anthony and Edward. Together the super siblings make all sorts of mischief . . . Can they fix it before Mum finds out?These seven funny short stories are perfect for building confidence in new readers, whether reading alone or reading aloud.

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3. Girl Wonder and the Terrific Twins

When Maxine has a plan, you can be sure it involves her twin brothers Anthony and Edward. You can also be sure it involves BIG TROUBLE!Nine fantastically funny short stories, perfect for building confidence in new readers, whether reading aloud or reading alone.

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4. My Friend’s a Gris-Kwok

When Mike finds out that his best friend is a Gris-Kwok and can turn into any animal he chooses, it’s the start of some crazy adventures!

Alex’s naughty little sister Polly is a Gris-Kwok too and she won’t do as she’s told. Mike and Alex are in for the worst babysitting job in the world as they try to keep up with her!

Laugh-out-loud fun from an award-winning and bestselling author.

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5. Snow Dog [Colour First Reader]

‘IT’S GOING TO BE WOOF-ONDERFUL!’

There is nothing Nicky wants more in the world than a dog to play with. But Mum and Dad don’t want a dog. Then Granddad has an idea – he and Nicky can make a dog: a snow-dome dog. Even better, he has some special clay, found at the end of a rainbow, so that the dog will be extra-special. Maybe even magic . . .

Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes be reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.

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6. Space Race [Colour First Reader]

Five…four…three…two…one. Lift-off!

What can Lizzie do when big-headed Jake challenges her to a race in space? She’s GOT to beat him. But Jake has a super-duper, deluxe new spaceship that runs on special fuel…

Zoom to Pluto and back with this super space story from award-winning author, Malorie Blackman.

Colour First Readers are perfect for new readers and include notes by reading specialist Prue Goodwin, honorary fellow of the University of Reading.

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7. This Week’s Adventures…

Woot! What a week! On Wednesday, 12th February, I headed for the Seven Dials Club in Covent Garden for The Kitschies. What are The Kitschies I hear you ask? Well, I’ll tell you. They’re annual awards, sponsored by The Kraken Rum, given out to the year’s most progressive, intelligent and entertaining works that contain elements of the speculative or fantastic. The Red Tentacle (novel) was won by Ruth Ozeki for A Tale for the Time Being (Canongate), the Golden Tentacle (debut novel) was won by Ann Leckie for Ancillary Justice (Orbit) and the Inky Tentacle (best cover) was won by Adam Christopher for The Age Atomic (Angry Robot)/Art by Will Staehle. The Black Tentacle is the judges’ discretionary award.

And the awards are unique to say the least! Upholstered tentacles. Yep, that’s what I said. Upholstered tentacles! And they are brilliant. My poor photography below doesn’t do them justice.

Kitchies Tentacles

Well, to my intense surprise and delight, I was awarded the Black Tentacle! Here’s the blurb from The Kitschies website:

The 2013 winner is Malorie Blackman, OBE, for, amongst many other reasons, using her position as Children’s Laureate to raise the tone of the discussion, and promote progressive, intelligent, and entertaining storytelling in all forms, from comic books to science fiction to Jane Eyre.

Like I said, surprised, stunned and delighted.

Here’s me with my Black Tentacle and my bottle of Kraken Rum – given to all the finalists.

Kitchies Award

The Kitschies are the first awards to my knowledge (someone correct me if I’m wrong) where children’s books, books for YAs and books for adults are judged side-by-side for the same award. And I love the fact that The Kitschies are celebrating genre books and artwork which tend to get neglected.

More Than This by Patrick Ness was amongst the books shortlisted for the Red Tentacle, which was won on the night by Ruth Ozeki. And I understand that this year’s finalists were selected from a record 234 submissions, from over fifty publishers and imprints.

It was such a fun evening and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Here are some photos from the evening.

Patrick Ness

Patrick Ness and me.

Kitchies Shortlist

Kitschies Shortlisted books.

Plarchie Knitshade

This is Plarchie Knitshade who has his own Twitter account (@Plarchie). When he sits at the piano then The Kitschies ceremony can begin!

A huge thank you to the judges and to everyone at the award ceremony who congratulated me and made me feel so welcome. What a wonderful night.

Then on Saturday, 15th February I went to the Queen Elizabeth Hall (QEH) at Southbank Centre for The Imagine Festival. I set off from my house at 10am and on the way to Southbank, we picked up Lindsey Russell (presenter), Michael (producer) and the rest of the Blue Peter crew who interviewed me on the way to QEH. A strange experience being interviewed in a moving car! The poor cameraman had to contort his body into some very strange shapes to try and keep both Lindsey and me in focus. I hope his back was okay after all that.

Lindsay Russell 

Me and Lindsey – and check out my Blue Peter badge. Plus they managed to mock up a book jacket entitled ‘When Lindsey Met Malorie’. I still don’t know how they did that, but I was seriously impressed!

After being interviewed by Lindsey, it was time to go on stage. I was being interviewed by the marvellous Damian Kelleher.

Damian Kelleher

Damian Kelleher and me in the Green Room just before going on stage.

I’m always incredibly nervous before I have to give a talk, but I love chatting to Damian and once I walked on stage, the nerves settled. We had a lovely audience who asked some fantastic questions. The hour on stage whizzed by. There were so many people with their hands up that we just couldn’t get round to everyone, but I hope everyone else enjoyed it as much as I did. And thank you Damian for putting me at ease – as always – and for making it so much fun.

What a great week.

I wonder what my next adventure will be…

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8. Read for My School

From now until 28th March, Read for My School wants you to disappear into the worlds of some of your favourite authors and unearth some of the greatest book characters of all time! By reading and sharing your progress online, you and your school can be a part of an exciting competition to win tons of great prizes!

To take part, you’ll need to speak to your teacher about signing up at: www.readformyschool.co.uk

Each school can then set up a reading group for pupils and start logging all the books you have read online. It’s super easy and good fun! Anyone can take part, no matter how advanced they are at reading so make sure to spread the word and get your friends involved!

READ FOR MY SCHOOL

 

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9. Send your questions to Malorie…

…from anywhere in the world!

On 12th March, Malorie Blackman will be taking part in the WORLD BOOK CLUB on BBC World Service Radio. She will be discussing Noughts & Crosses, answering questions from a small audience and from questions emailed in. If chosen, your question will be answered for countries across the world to listen to!

Send your questions to [email protected]

The show will air on the 5th April so be sure to listen out!

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10. This week’s adventure…

Well, this week’s adventure consisted of recording an essay on The Book That Changed Me for BBC Radio 3, to be broadcast between 22.45-23.00hrs on Thursday, 23rd January.

I made my way to BBC New Broadcasting House – an impressive building which I’ve visited a number of times before. Smita Patel, the producer of the radio programme immediately made me feel at ease. She was lovely! We had a chat after my recording about her time at Virago Press which was around the same time that I was being published by The Women’s Press – many, many moons ago!

I was introduced to Tom, the sound engineer, then taken to my booth and asked not to let my cup of peppermint tea or my cup of water anywhere near the studio mixers or electricals. As hopelessly klutzy as I am, I wouldn’t have put my cups anywhere near the Beeb’s expensive sound recording equipment anyway!

And then we were off.

I read my essay through in its entirety, taking appropriate breaks to hear the pre-recorded extracts I’d chosen from The Color Purple as read by Adjoa Andoh, an actress I have long admired. When Smita told me that Adjoa would be reading my extracts I was so thrilled. And Adjoa was wonderful. Shame she couldn’t have read my whole essay!

Adjoa Andoh

I’ve always loved reading. Never been keen on reading out loud though. So as I read, I had to keep telling myself not to read in a boring monotone that would put everyone listening into a deep sleep! Smita and Tom seemed happy enough when I’d finished though. Had to re-do a couple of sentences and that was it.

All in all, a very enjoyable way to spend my morning. I wonder what next week’s adventure will be…

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11. This week’s adventure…

On Friday, 10th January I set off to Brighton for the Southern Schools Book Award 2013. I won it with my book Boys Don’t Cry last year and the tradition is that the winner of the award acts as host for the next year’s event.

Maybe I should’ve been grateful for the fact that some electrical problem or other had the trains from Victoria delayed or cancelled. It gave me a chance to go through in my head what I was going to say in my new role as host of an event. But standing on the freezing platform with the cold Scandiwegian winds blowing through me made it a bit hard to be sanguine. Still, at last my train arrived and I was off, still going through in my head what I was going to do and say.

That’s what I love about my job, even though sometimes I have to remind myself of that fact! I get to do so many new things that blast me out of my comfort zone. Each new school I visit, each new area I go to, each new person I meet is an adventure. In best Finding Nemo style, every time my daughter steps foot outside the front door I say, ‘Bye, love. Have an adventure!’ – much to her exasperation, I might add. But I feel that’s what I do every time I leave my home to go and do something new. It’s all in the viewpoint, I guess.

So off I went to Roedean School for my latest adventure. I was escorted straight up to the theatre where the ceremony was going to be held and had the pleasure to meet Vanessa and Julie from The Book Nook, the independent bookshop supporting the event. There we were chatting away for a few minutes when someone came to tell me that I was in the wrong place and should be in the library which was back down on the ground floor. So back downstairs I went, wending my way through corridors. I shook hands with the new Head, Oliver Blond, had time to hug Sally Gardner and Kevin Brooks before I was told I was in the wrong place and should be up in the theatre to discuss the running order for the night. So up the copious stairs I went again with the other authors. At least upstairs I got the chance to give Kate Cann a hug too! (We go way back to when we were both published by Livewire Books For Teenagers, an imprint of the now defunct Women’s Press.)

So after some health and safety preamble, I was on. I was the host for the evening. And let me tell you, I was nervous as hell but once I was on stage, I decided to just go with it and have fun.

Michelle Harrison, one of the shortlisted authors has just had her baby, a son called Jack, and so couldn’t be with us in person though she sent a lovely message. And Simon Mayo couldn’t be with us but he had prepared a pre-recorded video message.

I hadn’t a clue who had won any more than the authors present so it was truly nail-biting. I think I was more nervous for Kevin, Sally, Kate, Michelle and Simon than I’d been for myself the previous year when I was one of the short-listed authors. But maybe that’s because I’d convinced myself that I hadn’t won – and then I did!

Anyway, Kevin won for his brilliantly written book The Bunker Diary and he made a moving speech about what the award meant to him.

In spite of the wind and the rain and the cold when travelling there and back, I thoroughly enjoyed myself and really enjoyed meeting some of the judges and other teenagers at the book signing afterwards.

All in all a great event to kick start my year. Let’s see what adventure is waiting for me next week…

SSBA 2013

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12. WeRead Prize 2014

We are delighted to announce that Noble Conflict has been shortlisted for the WeRead Book Award 2014. The award is in association with Tales On Moon Lane bookshop and the winners will be announced later in the year. Good luck Malorie!

See here for more details: Tales On Moon Lane

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13. Imagine Children’s Festival 2014

Join Malorie in conversation at the Imagine Children’s Festival where she will be talking about Noble Conflictwhy she enjoys writing for teens and the challenges of being the Children’s Laureate.

Southbank Centre

15th February 2014 at 2pm

 

For tickets and more information visit

www.southbankcentre.co.uk

 

 

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14. Win £250 Shopping Spree!

To celebrate the paperback release of the heart-stopping Noble Conflict, we’re treating one lucky reader to a £250 shopping spree!

Simply tell us, what would you fight for?

TRUTH.

POWER.

JUSTICE.

LOVE.

?

Enter Now Read a Bit Where to Buy

Keep you eye on Malorie’s facebook page throughout January to see which of these are valued the most. Will LOVE win the day? Or are you lot all POWER hungry?!

Closing date is 28th February 2014.

Terms and Conditions apply.

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15. Noble Conflict

Years after a violent war destroyed much of the world, Kaspar has grown up in a society based on peace and harmony. But beyond the city walls, a vicious band of rebels are plotting to tear this peace apart. It is up to the Guardians – an elite peacekeeping force – to protect the city, without ever resorting to the brutal methods of their enemy.

When Kaspar joins the Guardians, he has a chance encounter with a rebel – a beautiful girl named Rhea. Haunted from that moment on by strange visions and memories – memories that could only belong to Rhea – he realises he hasn’t been told the truth about what the rebels really want, and what he’s really fighting for.

Praise for Noble Conflict:

‘Exciting, action-packed and suspenseful, it is also deeply thought-provoking, raising a whole host of challenging questions that seem particularly appropriate to our times.’ – Booktrust

‘thoughtful as well as action-packed. . . youngsters should love it.’ – SFX Magazine

‘gripping, thought provoking read. . . that resonates in today’s society.’ – The Book Nook

 

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16. Reviews of Noble Conflict

Random House worked with The Reading Agency and some of their YA book groups on Malorie’s latest novel Noble Conflict – the challenge was to come up with creative responses and reviews in exchange for reading group sets.

Click on the image below to see some of what they sent us after reading the book….

 

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17. What is Malorie’s most embarrassing moment?

Find the answer to this and many more probing questions in the Q&A session she did for The Guardian.

Questions such as:

What is your greatest fear?

What is your earliest memory?

What is the trait you most deplore in others?

And . . .

What is your most unappealing habit?

Find the answers to these and everything in between at theguardian.com

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18. Black & Asian Writers Conference

Malorie will be appearing at the 7th Black & Asian Writers Conference in October, alongside other major writers including Malika Booker, Fred D’Aguiar, Sujata Bhatt, Bali Rai, Samuel Shimon, Dorothea Smartt, and Thomas Glave.

Saturday 19th October
10.30am – 5pm

For tickets and more information visit www.contactmcr.com

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19. Manchester Literature Festival

Join Malorie in Manchester for a lively discussion about the inspiration behind her hugely popular novels, including Noughts and Crosses, Boys Don’t Cry and Noble Conflict.

Friday 11th October, 1-3pm
Tickets £4

For more information and to book tickets for the event visit Manchester Literature Festival.

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20. Malorie to attend the Bath Festival

On the 4th October Malorie will be attending the wonderful Bath Festival, supported by The Telegraph who called Noble Conflict a ‘Slick page turner’. This will be her first official event as the new Waterstones Children’s Laureate and we are sure she will go down a storm!

For more information on events and tickets, check out the Bath Children’s Literature Festival

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21. Q&A with Malorie!

We grabbed 5 minutes with Malorie (she’s a very busy lady these days!) to ask her a few burning questions about her laureateship and some of her favourite books:

1. What does it mean to be the Children’s Laureate?
It’s such an honour to have been asked to be the 8th Children’s Laureate. The wonderful thing about this role is that each appointed author or illustrator can make it their own. But I must admit, there are times when I have to discreetly pinch myself to make sure I’m not dreaming!
What do you want to achieve in your two years in the role?
I really want to be a voice for children’s books, stories and for reading. Reading is so vital. It’s a skill that enriches and enables. Reading allows you to be informed and it gives you life choices. My aim for the next two years is simple – ‘more children, reading more.’ And I believe that one of the fundamental ways of doing this is to encourage children to read for pleasure.

2. How do you think you’ll be different to previous children’s laureates?
The wonderful thing about being the Children’s Laureate is that each author or illustrator can make it their own. We have each brought our own experiences, passions and personalities to the role. My goal is to convince as many children and young adults as possible that reading is simply irresistible. And I will be concentrating on spreading the reading word to upper junior school aged children and in particular, young adults.

3. Will you still have new books coming out?
I really hope so! Writing keeps me sane! The first couple of months as Children’s Laureate have been a bit manic but I’m sure that it will settle down. I’m hopeful that I can organize my time better, and maybe get back to writing – at least part-time!

4. What was your favourite book as a child?
‘The Silver Chair’ by C.S. Lewis, followed closely by a book of Worldwide Myths and Legends.

5. What’s your favourite book you’ve read recently?
Can I have two?! A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness and Sawbones by Catherine R. Johnson.

6. Which of your own books was your favourite to write?
My books are like my babies so you’re asking me to choose a favourite one! I suppose, if I have to pick just one, then it has to be Noughts & Crosses. It was a challenging, painful, cathartic and ultimately very satisfying book to write.

7. Which of your characters do you think you’re most similar to?
Well, my books are fiction, as are all my characters, but of all the characters I’ve created, Callum’s personality from Noughts and Crosses is probably closest to my own, at least when I was a teenager.

8. What inspired you to become a writer?
A love of stories and reading. ‘Let’s pretend’ games are an integral part of children’s play – or should be. I spent most Saturdays during my early years at the library, drinking in fairy stories, myths and legends, classics, contemporary stories, fantasy, science-fiction and anything else I could lay my hands on. I also wrote stories and poems for my own amusement but it never, ever occurred to me as a child or teenager that I could become a published writer. But in my mid 20s, after a few years in computing, I decided that I would make strenuous efforts to become an author. I think trying and failing is far better than never having the guts to try at all.

9. What would you do if you weren’t a writer?
I guess there’s a parallel universe somewhere in which I still commute into the City Of London every day and beat my brains out in the Financial Sector. And then there’s another universe in which I ended up as an English Teacher somewhere. In this universe, I like to think that I’d still be involved in the world of literature in some way, maybe as an editor or as an agent or bookseller – something to do with books.

10. What would your top tips be for anyone who wanted to be a writer?
Read, read and then read some more. After that write, write and then write some more! I don’t believe you can be a writer unless you have a feel for the way words play together on the page. And the way you get that is to read – voraciously! Try reading books from different genres, even genres you’re not so keen on. You may be pleasantly surprised. Give it a try. Try to analyse what you like and what you don’t like in each book you read, to help you in your own writing. Develop your own style, don’t copy anyone. And don’t give up.

11. What inspired you to write Noughts & Crosses?
There wasn’t any one thing. It grew out of a lifetime of experiences. Some of the racist incidents in the book were based on real events from my own childhood. And I also wanted to play with the idea that ‘history is luck’ to a certain extent. What if Africans had invented trans-oceanic travel and colonized Europe and America? Or what if the Aztecs and Incas had ‘beaten Cortez to the punch’ and converted the Catholics in Spain and Portugal at the point of a sword? You put all that together and you have the germ of an idea which led to Noughts and Crosses.

12. Do you think racism is an issue that needs to be addressed in children’s books more?
Absolutely! And not just in Children’s books. I think a lot of racism comes out of ignorance, and we can start to combat it by showing different cultures, races, religions in story contexts. Stories promote empathy, a sense of being able to see through the eyes of others and being able to walk in another person’s shoes. I generally make my major characters black because that’s who and what I am and I’m seeking in part to redress an imbalance regarding ethnic diversity in children’s literature that I felt acutely when I was a child, but the ethnic identity of my characters is never the whole story. I try to make my characters real people who are trying to live their lives and deal with their problems. For example, a black boy who needs a heart transplant is pretty much the same as a white boy who needs a heart transplant (Pig Heart Boy).

13. How do you think we can keep children and teenagers reading or encourage those who don’t like reading at all?
I believe that we have to get children interested in reading from the time they’re born by showing them how reading opens so many doors. If a child tells me they don’t like reading, I always say, ‘You haven’t found the right books for you yet!’ First of all, our children should be encouraged to read what interests them – comics, football stories, paranormal romances, classics, whatever! Most classics are classics for a reason, because they contain stories that still speak to us, stories that endure. But very few teenagers are going to tackle Dostoyevsky for example, without having read a few lighter, more contemporary novels first. Part of reading for pleasure is letting our children and young adults chose the books they want to read for themselves. We have to engage our children with reading. Then reading Dostoyevsky and Bronte and Dickens and Milton and a host of wonderful others will come.

14. How many books have you written?
Sixty-one.

15. Do you like reading e-books? Do you think they will stop print books being produced?
I must admit I find reading e-books very convenient. I love having over 200 books in my handbag at any one time on one device. I travel a lot, and there is no way I could carry hundreds of paperbacks around with me. But printed books are my reading weapon of choice! I love the smell and the feel of them. I love that crackling noise you get as you riffle through the pages for the first time and I love the way I can touch something tangible and physical. I also love the way I can pass on a physical book to share with others, like members of my family. You can’t really do that with e-books without handing over your whole device.

16. Do you ever worry that teens might struggle with the complex or gritty issues in your books?
No! We need to stop underestimating our teens. As a teen that kind of attitude used to drive me nuts. The erroneous belief that I couldn’t understand the nuances of certain ‘grown-up’ issues because I was just a teen. If we defer the consideration of ‘gritty issues’ until after the teen years, then we do our teens a huge disservice. If we want mature, responsible teenagers making good decisions about drugs and sex and other issues, then we have to expose them to the complexity of these subjects early enough to make a difference.
And the fact is, if a teen picks up a book and gets nothing from it or feels it’s too old or not right for them, they will either skim read over the parts they don’t care for or put the book down. We really need to get past this idea that teens can’t think for themselves and we adults have to do their thinking for them.

17. What’s the best thing about being an author, especially in a role like the Children’s Laureate?
I love being my own boss and being able to write on subjects about which I care passionately. My favourite kinds of letters are those from young adults who say that my books have helped them through difficult times or that my books have helped them to develop a love of reading. Those kinds of letters keep me going!
The best thing about the Laureate is that I feel I’m giving something back. If I can generate some publicity regarding children’s books, reading and literacy, and contribute to a debate regarding the way our children read then that’s wonderful.

18. How does it feel to be mentioned in a Tinie Tempah song?
Weird! I got way more excited by that than someone of my *cough* mature years should have!

19. What do you like doing in your spare time to relax?
I play the piano and the drums (not at the same time). I also read, compose music on my computer and play World of Warcraft! (I’m a level 90 warlock!)

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22. “I have always loved Doctor Who”

On 23rd July the seventh short ebook in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who will be published . . . written by Malorie Blackman!

Some of the most exciting names in children’s fiction have been asked to write their own unique adventure about the time-travelling Time Lord. Malorie’s story, The Ripple Effect, features the Seventh Doctor and Ace as played by Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Aldred, and sees the return of the Daleks – but with a twist…

Malorie commented, “I have always loved Doctor Who. From the time I was a child and the Daleks used to make me run and hide behind the sofa, to Saturday morning pictures when I first saw the Doctor Who films featuring Peter Cushing, right up to the current Doctor with Matt Smith. So when I was asked to write a Doctor Who story featuring the Seventh Doctor, I didn’t even need to pause to think about it. My answer was an immediate yes. I’ve always found Sylvester McCoy’s Doctor fascinating because of the way his character developed from a bit of a clown to a Doctor with a more Machiavellian streak. In my story, the Doctor’s actions are responsible for a universal catastrophe which forces him to face up to his own fears and prejudices.”

Find out more and read an extract! You can also listen to a podcast of Malorie reading an extract in her Media Gallery.

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23. Doctor Who: The Ripple Effect

When the TARDIS lands on Skaro, the Seventh Doctor and Ace are shocked to discover the planet has become the universal centre of learning, populated by a race of peace-loving Daleks. Ever suspicious of his archenemies’ motives, the Doctor learns of a threat that could literally tear the universe apart…

Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman puts her own unique spin on the Doctor’s incredible adventures through time and space.

Part of the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary celebration, this the seventh Doctor Who short ebook.

Find out more at www.doctorwho.tv . . .

Listen to an extract read by Malorie:

Malorie talks about the book:

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24. In Conversation with Malorie Blackman

Malorie will be appearing at the Words of Colour event to discuss her writing journey, inspirations and the importance of ethnic diversity in publishing, and will read from her latest novel Noble Conflict, followed by a Q&A and the chance to network. Malorie will be interviewed by Words of Colour’s executive director Joy Francis.

IN CONVERSATION WITH MALORIE BLACKMAN
New Academic Building, Goldsmiths, University of London
Thursday 18 July 2013 (6.30pm-8.30pm)

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25. Noble Conflict out today!

Malorie’s new book Noble Conflict is officially out today!

If you get hold of a copy do let us know what you think by reviewing it here on the Noble Conflict page.

You can also win a Kindle Fire and a signed copy of Noble Conflict by watching the trailer and answering just one question.

Find out more. . .

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