• Entries are now closed!

    Entries are now closed for the Alliance of Radical Booksellers’ Little Rebels Children’s Book Award. Now in its 2nd year, enthusiasm for and curiousity in the award remains at a high. We have had some super-wonderful 2013 books sent in by publishers, from the big children’s publishing houses to the smaller indies out there- a quite fantastic […]

  • Entries for the 2014 Prize are Now Open!

    The Alliance of Radical Booksellers (ARB) is delighted to announce that the Little Rebels Children’s Book Award is back for its 2nd year. Submissions are now open; the closing date for nominations is January 13th 2014. You can find full details about nominations here: submitting a book . This year, Kim Reynolds, author of Radical Children’s Literature (Palgrave MacMillan: […]

  • Sarah Garland Wins the Inaugural Little Rebels Children’s Book Award

    We’re delighted to announce that Sarah Garland has won the first ever Little Rebels Children’s Book Award for her book, ‘Azzi In Between’, published by Frances Lincoln. The announcement was made

  • The Little Rebels Have Come Out To Play…!

    In a mere 2 days, the winner of the Little Rebels Children’s Book Award 2013 will be announced. The award ceremony will take place this Saturday (11th May) at 4pm at the brand new, ARB London Radical Bookfair, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London. At 2pm,

  • The 2013 Little Rebels Shortlist is Announced!

    On behalf of the Alliance of Radical Booksellers, Letterbox Library is delighted to announce the four books shortlisted for the inaugural Little Rebels Children’s Book Award. The shortlist has been passed on to our guest judges, Elizabeth Laird and Wendy Cooling, who will be meeting this month. The winner will be announced at the first […]

  • Save The Whale, Save The Snail

    …and here it is! Ros Asquith’s superb artwork which will be awarded to our Little Rebels’ winner at the award ceremony/London Radical Bookfair on May 11th: http://londonradicalbookfair.wordpress.com

  • Ros Asquith’s Little Rebels

    Guardian cartoonist and children’s author/illustrator, Ros Asquith, has created an original illustration for the Little Rebels Award. A framed version will carry a roll call of names- and a copy will be given, alongside the prize money, to the winner each year. Ros has kindly donated her illustration to the award so a huge thanks to her for her support. […]

  • Entries Are Now Closed!

    …and the work has begun! The submisisons deadline for the Little Rebels Children’s Book Award – January 11th 2013- has been and gone. A total of 20 publishers have submitted 69 books. A fantastic start for this new award. We’ve been delighted by the sheer volume submitted and by the variety of bold and exciting radical […]

  • A new radical book prize for readers aged 0-12

    The Alliance of Radical Booksellers (ARB) is a supportive community for the UK’s radical booksellers. Members include Letterbox Library, Housmans Bookshop, Newham Bookshop and News from Nowhere. The ARB runs the Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing, administered by Housmans Bookshop. This independent prize for adult non-fiction literature ran for the 1st time in […]