" Our aim over the coming months is to bring a wide selection of stories that will always entertain and delight. I only wish lovemyread had been around when I was growing up. "

Malorie

Curator For

Kids

Malorie Blackman

Malorie Blackman OBE, Children’s Laureate 2013-15 and the author of more than seventy children’s books. She is the cultural icon of the Noughts & Crosses series which was adapted for BBC One in 2020. Fans of 500 Words, know her as a judge of the competition alongside Chris Evans and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall. She's passionate about sharing her love of stories and getting more children to explore their imagination. Each month Malorie and the lovemyread team curate a book for each of the 4 children's age categories.

Malorie's Curator Classics - Books she loves and recommends

Good Night Mr Tom

Michelle Magorian

Clockwork

Philip Pullman

Look Up

Nathan Bryon & Dapo Adeola

Holes

Louis Sachar

The Wheel of Surya

Jamilia Gavin

Malorie and the team's September picks

Zombierella: Fairytales Gone Bad

Joseph Coelho

Life of Riley: Beginner's Luck

Simon James Green

The Goody

Lauren Child

You Matter

Christian Robinson

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