Library Trip to see the new Children’s Laureate

We have 32 tickets to see popular YA author and new Children’s Laureate, Malorie Blackman, at Bristol Grammar School on Monday 25th November, 5 – 7pm.

We will be leaving school at 3.30pm in order to arrive at BGS in time for refreshments before the main event. Afterwards there will be the opportunity to purchase a book signed by the author before returning for around 7pm.

Tickets cost £8 (including entrance, refreshments and a contribution to the coach) and are available from the Library Ladiez (first come-first serve)

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Malorie is a lovely and inspiring lady, who has been writing for many years and she will be presenting her new novel Noble Conflict. She is best known for her multi award-winning Noughts & Crosses series where she addresses racial issues,depicting a world in which black people (Crosses) are the ruling elite and white people (noughts)  are confined to minority status, denied legal rights and work in menial jobs. The novels focus on the frustrated love affair between a black girl, Sephy, and a white boy,Callum. The couple have been described as a modern-day Romeo and Juliet.

As Children’s Laureate, Malorie is championing the wide and varied work of authors writing for teenagers today, as well as encouraging all children to own a Library Card.

So if you are a fan, keen reader or aspiring writer, this is the trip for you!

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