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 caution to ensure key benefit of reading arent lost.I love my gadgets I used to be a programmer! but I think were always going to need stories, said Blackman, during an appearance at the Childrens Media Conference in Sheffield. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-07-04 00:00:00 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

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The best-selling author and public interest lawyer comes from a family in which words mattered. A lot. Continue reading at The New York Times

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What to read in 2020 based on the books you loved in 2019

Sally Rooney and Elizabeth Gilbert may not have new books coming out just yet, but we have some worthy alternatives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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

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Malorie Blackman | 'Teenagers are more aware that they have a voice'

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A summer reading list for fans of ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

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Fifth Noughts & Crosses novel from Malorie Blackman

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Malorie Blackman joins Doctor Who TV writing team

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PBS Unveils The Great American Read's 100 Most Loved Books

PBS kicked off 'The Great American Read,' its forthcoming eight-episode documentary on reading in American Culture, by revealing the show’s list of America’s 100 best loved books in front of a lively crowd at the Morgan Library in Midtown Manhattan Friday morning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Read Like Your Enemies Will: Lessons in Magazine Editing From AARP’s Bob Love

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Malorie Blackman to boycott US literature festivals after Trump travel policy

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BBC relaunches Love To Read campaign at Hay

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