Some of her books have now been processed for classroom use with teaching aids or simplified versions.
, British Children's Laureate for 2013-15, had by the end of that period published more than sixty books for ages ranging from little children to young-adult readers. Only a small selection of her oeuvre can be considered here. She is known for fast-paced, page-turning stories and in her books for teenagers a willingness to tackle uncomfortable themes like organ transplant, racism, even terrorism. She is a strong advocate for multicultural inclusiveness in the world portrayed in children's fiction. She is the first Black British writer to sell more than a million copies of her works.