Ms Blackman, author of the VERY popular ‘Noughts and Crosses’ series is the new Children’s Laureate in the UK.   Not only is she a great writer, but she loves to read too!  She hopes to host a website that allows you, the reader, to give your creative response to books.  So keep an eye out for it.  Learn more about Ms Blackman at this BBC link and her video interview on The Guardian Book site.