Submissions for the 2021 Award are open until February 14th 2021

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 2021 PRIZE ARE NOW OPEN UNTIL FEBRUARY 14th. Please read the guidelines carefully and contact us with any queries. 2021 guidelines Definitions The Little Rebels Children’s Book Award recognises and awards radical children’s fiction. It is an award which runs parallel to the Alliance of Radical Booksellers’ Bread & Roses Award for … Continue reading Submissions for the 2021 Award are open until February 14th 2021

The Little Rebels 2020 Winner: The Boy Who Loved Everyone

Congratulations to Jane Porter, Maisie Paradise Shearring and Walker Books: The Boy Who Loved Everyone is the 2020 award winner. The winner was announced at an online ceremony on 22nd October. Commenting on the winning book, judge Shaun Dellenty said: “This deceptively simple tale affords a very rich stimulus to engage young children in varied conversations about … Continue reading The Little Rebels 2020 Winner: The Boy Who Loved Everyone

The Little Rebels Award 2020 Shortlist

On behalf of the Alliance of Radical Booksellers, we are thrilled to reveal the seven books shortlisted for the 2020 Little Rebels Award! The Little Rebels Award celebrates children’s fiction which challenges stereotypes, promotes social justice and advocates for a more peaceful and fairer world. The titles on this year’s shortlist explore community empowerment, wastefulness and … Continue reading The Little Rebels Award 2020 Shortlist

Nominations are open for the 2020 Little Rebels Award!

Nominations for the 2020 Little Rebels Children's Book Award are now open. On behalf on the Alliance of Radical Booksellers, we are pleased to announce that we are now inviting submissions for the 2020 Little Rebels Award. The Little Rebels Award celebrates children’s books for readers age 0-12 which promote social equality and social justice. … Continue reading Nominations are open for the 2020 Little Rebels Award!

Catherine Johnson is the 2019 Little Rebels Award Winner

The Alliance of Radical Booksellers is delighted to announce that FREEDOM by Catherine Johnson (Scholastic) has been crowned the winner of this year's Little Rebels Award for Radical Children's Fiction. A short historical novel, Freedom tells the story of Nat, a young boy enslaved on a Jamaican plantation, brought over to England in the late … Continue reading Catherine Johnson is the 2019 Little Rebels Award Winner