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Browse inside this book An extraordinary book, and truly is Malorie Blackman at her best Guardian Blackman's emotional intelligence is such that Boys Don't Cry should be read aloud in every secondary school -- Amanda Craig The Times Her writing at its best, creating characters and a story which, once read, will not easily go away -- Nick Tucker Independent Blackman grapples with contemporary issues without ever letting them overwhelm the story and characterisation.
A winner -- Suzi Feay Financial Times This is an adroit investigation of family relations, very clearly portrayed -- Toby Clements Daily Telegraph Children's Laureate 2013-2015 Malorie Blackman had a variety of jobs before she became a full time writer and spent many years working as a Database Manager for Reuters travelling extensively within Europe and the United States.
After 82 rejection letters, her first novel, Not So Stupid!
, was a selected title for the 1991 Feminist Book Fortnight, and Malorie participated in the first BBC TV Black Women’s Screenwriting Workshop in 1991.
She has written a number of books for young readers including the Whizziwig series, which have been dramatised successfully for children’s television.
Her dystopian novel series Noughts and Crosses has won the Children’s Book Award, and she has twice won the Young Telegraph/Gimme 5 Award (for Hacker and Thief! Malorie writes across a range of subjects for children and teens, addressing diverse and sensitive issues.In her spare time, Malorie likes going to the cinema, the theatre and watching TV, enjoys playing computer and board games, and reads absolutely everything...except Westerns.In the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2008 Malorie received an OBE for her contribution to children’s literature and was awarded the prestigious Eleanor Farjeon award in 2005.Today (September 15, 2016) we've started additional fundraising to project maintenance and development. (,786 raised of ,000 goal) Also UNLIMITED downloads available for ALL contributors during this month.We'd love you to buy your books from Lovereading - especially if we helped you to choose them!But as our mantra is guidance, and that includes guidance on price, please do use our 'Compare Book Price' service to discover if the best value deal is from Lovereading or another specialist bookstore.