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Top 10 books by Malorie Blackman

Pig Heart Boy

Malorie Blackman was appointed as Waterstones Children's Laureate 2013-2015.

Here's a list of of our favourite Malorie Blackman books she wrote before 2013.

  • Cloud Busting

    Author: Malorie Blackman
    Publisher: Random House

    Shortlisted for the 2004 Nestlé Smarties Book Prize (age 6-8 category), an exploration of an unlikely friendship between two very different boys.

  • Unheard Voices

    Author: VariousEditor: Malorie Blackman
    Publisher: Random House

    This collection of writing about slavery was published to coincide with the 200 year anniversary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act 1807.

  • Pig Heart Boy

    Author: Malorie Blackman
    Publisher: Random House

    Cameron desperately needs a new heart when he is offered the opportunity to take part in a radical and controversial experiment involving the transplant of a pig's heart.

  • Hacker

    Author: Malorie Blackman
    Publisher: Random House

    A thriller for the computer buffs. Vicky's father is arrested for the theft of millions from the bank where he works.

  • Noughts and Crosses

    Author: Malorie Blackman
    Publisher: Random House

    Callum is a Nought but his best friend Sephy is a Cross - the daughter of one of the most influential politicians in the country.

  • Boys Don't Cry

    Author: Malorie Blackman
    Publisher: Corgi Children's

    Dante is waiting for the postman. It's 'A' level results day and he has high hopes, but a knock on the door brings an old girlfriend and some news that will change his plans for good.

  • Jon for Short

    Author: Malorie Blackman
    Publisher: Barrington Stoke

    Jon (or is it Joe?) lies alone and amnesiac in his hospital bed, plagued by a disturbing dream of a torch, a knife, and a murder in the dark.

  • Trust Me

    Author: Malorie Blackman
    Publisher: Corgi Children's

    Seventeen-year-old Jayna can't wait to go on holiday with boyfriend Andrew - but their trip has unexpected and terrible consequences.

  • A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E

    Author: Malorie Blackman
    Publisher: Corgi

    Elliot wishes his Mum was more interesting: everyone else’s parents do exciting things like work for the BBC, but his is only a secretary. But is she?

  • Noble Conflict

    Author: Malorie Blackman
    Publisher: Doubleday

    Kaspar is proud to be one of the Guardians - an elite peacekeeping force who protect the Alliance against the rebel Insurgency. Then he encounters young rebel Rhea.