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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

  • Colour First Reader: The Monster Crisp-Guzzler

    Colour First Reader: The Monster Crisp-Guzzler

  • Girl Wonder and the Terrific Twins

    Girl Wonder and the Terrific Twins

  • Sinclair, Wonder Bear

    Sinclair, Wonder Bear

  • Sinclair, Wonder Bear

    Sinclair, Wonder Bear

  • Space Race

    Space Race

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.