Submissions are open for the 2019 Little Rebels Award

Nominations for the 2019 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 2019 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 Submissions are open for the 2019 Little Rebels Award

Little Rebels Award Ceremony at the London Radical Bookfair

Scroll down for pictures from the 2018 Little Rebels Award ceremony at the London Radical Bookfair on Saturday 2nd June. In a special panel event on the day, author Patrice Lawrence discussed radical fiction for children with Little Rebels shortlistees Gill Lewis (Sky Dancer), Elizabeth Laird (Welcome to Nowhere), Jessica Spanyol (Clive is a Nurse), … Continue reading Little Rebels Award Ceremony at the London Radical Bookfair

THE MUSLIMS is the 2018 Little Rebels Award Winner!

The Alliance of Radical Booksellers is delighted to announce that the winner of this year’s Little Rebels Children’s Book Award for Radical Fiction is Zanib Mian for her book, The Muslims (Sweet Apple Books 2017). The winning title is a comic-style-illustrated chapter book which explores the life of Londoner, Omar, as he navigates a new … Continue reading THE MUSLIMS is the 2018 Little Rebels Award Winner!

Little Rebels Shortlistees at the London Radical Bookfair

Little Rebels shortlisted authors will be in conversation with Patrice Lawrence (Indigo Donut, Orangeboy) at this year's London Radical Bookfair. The bookfair is a totally free event and open to all - find out more information here: londonradicalbookfair.wordpress.com The Little Rebels panel takes place from 4-5pm, and will be followed by the announcement of this … Continue reading Little Rebels Shortlistees at the London Radical Bookfair

Little Rebels Award: the 2018 shortlist

We are proud to announce the Little Rebels Award shortlist for 2018! The Little Rebels Award recognises children’s fiction which promotes social justice or social equality, challenges stereotypes or is informed by anti-discriminatory concerns. It is given by the Alliance of Radical Booksellers (ARB), and co-ordinated by Letterbox Library and Housmans Bookshop. There are eight … Continue reading Little Rebels Award: the 2018 shortlist

ADA TWIST, SCIENTIST is the 2017 Little Rebels Award winner

The Alliance of Radical Booksellers is delighted to announce that the winners of this year’s Little Rebels Children’s Book Award are Andrea Beaty (author) and David Roberts (illustrator) for their book, Ada Twist, Scientist (Abrams & Chronicle Books). Ada Twist is the story of a young girl, Ada Marie, with boundless curiosity who can’t stop … Continue reading ADA TWIST, SCIENTIST is the 2017 Little Rebels Award winner

London Radical Bookfair

Little Rebels Award Winners Announcement and Discussion Panel The annual London Radical Bookfair takes place this Saturday, 24th June, at Goldsmiths University and we can't wait. Join us to hear who has won the Little Rebels Award (announcement at 5:30pm), and for a conversation about all of the shortlisted books with author Catherine Johnson, author/illustrator … Continue reading London Radical Bookfair