CBBC Newsround:

Author Malorie Blackman has just been confirmed as one of the writers for the next series of Doctor Who

The former Children’s Laureate has written over 60 books for children and young adults including the Noughts and Crosses series of novels, and her book Pig-Heart Boy.

Malorie says: “I’ve always loved Doctor Who. Getting the chance to write for this series has definitely been a dream come true.”

She’s the first black writer to ever write for the show.