Malorie Blackman on why she got into writing
4 June 2013 Last updated at 17:02 BST
Malorie Blackman, the bestselling author of the Noughts & Crosses series, has just become the new Children's Laureate.
Malorie's on a mission to get children reading for ten minutes a day.
Martin Dougan asked her why she got into writing.
Read more: New Children's Laureate revealed