Malorie Blackman on the Importance of Reading

Malorie Blackman

Filed under: Schools Outreach

Listen to Children's Laureate, Malorie Blackman, on the importance of reading, the impact of technology on her work and why author visits to schools are so important.

Malorie Blackman, spoke to students at Skinners’ Academy in Hackney in July 2013.

Through its school outreach programme, the RSL is working to widen access to literature. The RSL aims to provide state school pupils with the opportunity to see some of the country’s greatest writers discuss their works and, in doing so, promote a culture of reading and writing in the whole school community.

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