Dapo Adeola | '[Malorie Blackman] is like the aunt I didn’t even know I had'

"She is literally my favourite person in the whole of children’s publishing.” Dapo Adeola is talking about Malorie Blackman, his co-creator on new picture book We’re Going to Find the Monster (published by Puffin in September). His editor Joe Marriott approached Adeola about the project in 2018, before his award-winning début Look Up! had even been published. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-18 23:17:19 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman | 'I can only hope that my books encourage further debate and discussion'

This August, former Waterstones children's laureate Malorie Blackman will release the conclusion to her Noughts & Crosses series, Endgame (Penguin Random House Children’s UK). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-29 00:40:24 UTC ]
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Blackman and Adeola collaborate on 'timeless' picture book

Malorie Blackman, author of the bestselling Noughts & Crosses series, and Dapo Adeola, illustrator of the Waterstones Book Prize winning picture book Look Up!, are collaborating on a picture book: We’re Going to Find the Monster.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-25 23:42:24 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman: 'Crossfire was inspired by the current political climate'

Malorie Blackman answers our questions about the fifth novel in her Noughts and Crosses series, Crossfire (Penguin), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 10:55:38 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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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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Malorie Blackman joins Doctor Who TV writing team

Children’s author Malorie Blackman is one of the writers working on the new television series of Doctor Who, the BBC has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-22 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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Author Malorie Blackman on Diversity in Children’s Books

UK author Marjorie Blackman laments the lack of diversity in children's books, noting that “books allow you to see the world through the eyes of others." Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Misquote has UK children's laureate Malorie Blackman defending her cry for more diversity in children's books

A quote misattributed to Blackman complained that there are 'too many white faces' in children's literature, subjecting her to 'hatred, threats, and vitriol'. The author says her intent was to express support for 'more books featuring kids/YA with disabilities, LGBT, people of colour,... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman: I love gadgets, but e-reading has to be carefully handled

Childrens Laureate enthusiastic about children reading digitally but thinks publishers should proceed with cautionAuthor and Childrens Laureate Malorie Blackman is enthusiastic about the potential for children to read books digitally, but thinks the publishing industry should proceed with... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Xi is leading China’s aggressive new strategy, but he didn’t invent it

White House official Rush Doshi explains the goal: to supplant U.S. global dominance. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-17 12:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Food

Matti Siegel, author of 'The Secret History of Food,' spills the beans on vanilla, beer, ice cream, Chilean sea bass, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What the Literati Reviews Didn’t Tell Me

Find an in-depth look at Literati's book club launch, what users can expect, how much it is, and more beyond standard Literati reviews. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Adeola and Bryon win at UKLA Awards

Dapo Adeola and Nathan Bryon have won the age three to six category at the UKLA Awards, the annual national book prize judged by teachers, with Look Up! (Puffin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 18:44:26 UTC ]
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10 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Marie Curie

Nobel Prize-winning scientist Marie Curie's secret education, early heartbreak, radioactive notebooks, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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STREET WRITER: The literary video game we didn’t know we needed.

Tired of the subtweets? The peevish reviews? The [gasp] indecorous email sign-offs? Do you wish the literary world would just conduct its brawls out in the open for all to see? Well, now you can fight along at home with Street Writer, Maxwell Neely-Cohen’s absolutely wonderful literary homage to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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10 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth's favorite U.S. state, estimated wealth, nanny troubles, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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John le Carré didn’t just invent the characters in the foreground of the spy world. He designed the entire set.

His genius was that his re-imaginings of people and events have proved more memorable than the real things. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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