Children's laureate Malorie Blackman
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The children's laureate on World Book Day

Young people are being encouraged to celebrate their love of reading as part of World Book Day.

The annual event is held in more than a hundred countries, and aims to encourage children to turn off the TV or ditch the computer games in favour of a good read.

The children's laureate Malorie Blackman told BBC Breakfast how she would encourage children to read, and gave her top three book tips.

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