Author of the Term

​Term 2 – Malorie Blackman

Malorie Blackman was born in Clapham, London and lived with her Barbadian parents. Her aspiration when she was in Primary School was to be an English Teacher. She went onto study computer science and first had a successful career in this. She became an Author at the age of 28 and her first book was published in 1990. Her journey to becoming published was not an easy one, as she was rejected over 80 times. But her resilience meant she did not get up and eventually she found a publisher who was willing to give her feedback, so that she could improve her stories.

Malorie is a very skilled Author and has written book for children of all ages. Here are just a few…