Malorie Blackman

There are certain human rights which will remain inalienable only with constant vigilance and a perpetual challenge to those who would seek to curtail, suspend or extinguish them.  Liberty has to be more than a mere concept or a philosophy.  I believe that with all my heart.  That's why I joined the Liberty organisation.


Malorie Blackman has written over fifty books and is acknowledged as one of today’s most imaginative and convincing writers for young readers. She has been awarded numerous prizes for her work, including the Red House Children’s Book Award and the Fantastic Fiction Award. Malorie has also been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. In 2005 she was honoured with the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of her contribution to children’s books, and in 2008 she received an OBE for her services to children’s literature. She has been described by The Times as ‘a national treasure’. Malorie Blackman is the Children’s Laureate 2013–15.

While government watches you, who watches the government?