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BBC releases trailer for Noughts + Crosses adaptation

A teaser trailer for the upcoming BBC television adaptation of Malorie Blackman's Noughts + Crosses has been released. Jack Rowan appears in the trailer as Callum and Masali Baduza as Sephy, as they embark on a forbidden and passionate romance across race and class divides.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-14 00:25:57 UTC ]
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Blackman and Carty Williams compete on Costa Book Award shortlists

Candice Carty-Williams, Malorie Blackman and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan are among the 20 authors shortlisted for this year’s Costa Book Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 21:14:59 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman autobiography goes to #Merky Books

Stormzy’s PRH imprint #Merky Books has snapped up Malorie Blackman’s long-awaited autobiography.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 15:45:56 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman | 'Teenagers are more aware that they have a voice'

Malorie Blackman returns to the realm of Noughts & Crosses with her fifth book in the series, Crossfire, which was inspired by the tumultuous nature of today’s political landscape. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 03:16:21 UTC ]
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Stormzy joins cast of Noughts + Crosses TV adaptation

British musician Stormzy is joining the cast of the BBC One adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s YA novel Noughts & Crosses (Penguin Random House Children's). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's showcase features Blackman, Boyne and Copeland

John Boyne, Malorie Blackman and literary agent-turned-author Sam Copeland were some of the speakers at the Penguin Random House Children’s Showcase, with themes around transgender issues, experiences of psychosis and how to cope with anxiety as a small child. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Imagine Children’s Festival gears up for 87,000 visitors

The Southbank Centre is expecting 87,000 visitors to this year's event, which will welcome authors and illustrators such as Cressida Cowell, Malorie Blackman, Chris Riddell, Jacqueline Wilson and David McKee. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackman and Elphinstone pen WBD 2019 titles

Malorie Blackman, Alex T Smith, Abi Elphinstone and Sibéal Pounder are amongst the authors behind next year’s expanded line-up of £1 World Book Day (WBD) titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fifth Noughts & Crosses novel from Malorie Blackman

Malorie Blackman is publishing a fifth book in her Noughts & Crosses series, inspired by Brexit, Trump and the rise of the far-right in Europe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors' fury at website offering free book downloads

Authors including Philip Pullman, Robin Stevens and Maz Evans are "furious" about a website offering free illegal downloads of their books. OceanofPDF.com offers users free PDF or Epub downloads of some bestselling authors’ books, including eight Philip Pullman titles, 14 books by Malorie... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman to boycott US literature festivals after Trump travel policy

Former children's laureate Malorie Blackman has vowed to boycott literature festivals and events in the US while Donald Trump's "travel ban" policy - barring refugees and arrivals from predominantly Muslim countries - is in place. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gaiman, Pullman support Cover Kids Books campaign

Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, Chris Riddell and Malorie Blackman are amongst more than 500 people who have signed an open letter calling for more children’s book coverage in newspapers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams and Blackman to appear at Bath festival

David Walliams, Malorie Blackman and Axel Scheffler are some of the authors and illustrators appearing at this year’s Bath Children’s Literature Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackman longlisted for Guardian children's fiction prize

Malorie Blackman’s latest novel is among those longlisted for the Guardian children’s fiction prize, alongside titles from Alex Wheatle and Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU referendum: trade reacts

Trade figures, including J K Rowling, Malorie Blackman and Jamie Byng, took to Twitter to react to the decision to leave the EU. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackman and Hardinge to appear at YALC

Malorie Blackman and Frances Hardinge are amongst the authors lined up to appear at this year’s Young Adult Literature Convention in July. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Some people won’t be happy' about my new book, Blackman warns

Malorie Blackman is excited about the publication of her first standalone novel in four years but has warned that “some people won’t be happy” about its frank depiction of sex. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Does the age of an author matter when writing YA fiction?

The Book Doctor goes right back to beginnings of YA and teen fiction in the 1950s and 1960s to investigate whether author age has anything to do with reader experienceI saw several really young writers at the Young Adult Literature Convention (Yalc) who seem to know just what their readers are... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gardner steps down from Piccadilly

Brenda Gardner, publisher at Piccadilly Press, is stepping down from her role after 43 years in the industry. Gardner set up Piccadilly Press in 1983 and has published many well-known children’s authors, including Anne Fine, Helen Cresswell, Malorie Blackman and Louise Rennison. The publisher... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chris Riddell crowned children’s laureate

Author and illustrator Chris Riddell has been revealed as the new children’s laureate. Riddell was crowned at a ceremony at BAFTA headquarters in London today (9th June) and is the ninth UK children’s laureate. He takes over from Malorie Blackman, who spent two years in the role.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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