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:

The Little Rebels panel takes place from 4-5pm, and will be followed by the announcement of this year’s winner.


Little Rebels: Radical Fiction for Children


4-5pm, ROOM RHB137, at the London Radical Bookfair on June 2nd.

Shortlistees from the 2018 Little Rebels Children’s Book Award – authors Sita Brahmachari (Tender Earth), Elizabeth Laird (Welcome to Nowhere), Gill Lewis (Sky Dancer), Zanib Mian (The Muslims), and Jessica Spanyol (Clive is a Nurse) – join author Patrice Lawrence to talk about their shortlisted books.

What makes a children’s book radical? Is radical children’s fiction more necessary than ever? From smashing gender stereotypes to defending the environment to challenging prejudices, this panel explores the ways in which young readers can be inspired to change the world.

Find out more about the Little Rebels Award here:


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