Author(s): Malorie Blackman
Just this once ...Please let me get away with it just this once ...Tobey wants a better life - for him and his girlfriend Callie Rose. He wants nothing to do with the gangs that rule the world he lives in. But when he's offered the chance to earn some money just for making a few 'deliveries', just this once, would it hurt to say 'yes'? One small decision can change everything ...The fourth novel in Malorie Blackman's powerful Noughts & Crosses sequence.
Few writers can sustain a plot as well as Malorie Blackman Sunday Telegraph Blackman hangs an old story on a modern frame with terrific resonance Inis Blackman gets people, especially young adults... She gets humanity as a whole, too. Most of all she writes a stonking good story Craousel This is a highly intelligent thriller with important things to say The School Librarian Gutsy, spot-on and relevant ... and shocking too. A great read -- Phil Hewitt Chichester Observer
MALORIE BLACKMAN has written over sixty books and is acknowledged as one of today's most imaginative and convincing writers for young readers. She has been awarded numerous prizes for her work, including the Red House Children's Book Award and the Fantastic Fiction Award. Malorie has also been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. In 2005 she was honoured with the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of her contribution to children's books, and in 2008 she received an OBE for her services to children's literature. She has been described by The Times as 'a national treasure'. Malorie Blackman was the Children's Laureate 2013-15.