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
We are delighted to unveil the 2019 Little Rebels Award shortlist! Read all about the shortlisted books here.
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
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 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!
Submissions are now closed for the UK’s one and only award celebrating social justice in children's books. We’re delighted that submissions for 2018 are nearly double the submissions we received in our inaugural year (2012). Either the Little Rebels Award is just getting better known... or could there be more creative minds out there ready … Continue reading Submissions now closed for the 2018 Award
Nominations for the 2018 Little Rebels Children’s Book Award are now open. Guest Judges: Darren Chetty, Emily Drabble, B.J. Epstein, Catherine Johnson & Patrice Lawrence. Prize to be awarded at the London Radical Bookfair, 2nd June 2018. The Alliance of Radical Booksellers (ARB) is delighted to announce that the Little Rebels Children’s Book Award for … Continue reading The 2018 Prize is here!
We are proud to announce the Little Rebels shortlist for 2017! 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 this year is administered by radical bookshop Housmans. There are six … Continue reading the 2017 shortlist is here
We're very excited that the Little Rebels Award for 2017 is almost ready to go. Submissions for the prize will be accepted throughout January 2017, and full details about submission criteria and the guest judges will be coming very soon. Follow us on twitter to stay updated! @littlerebsprize
Viviane Schwarz and Alexis Deacon have been named winners of the Little Rebels Award for Radical Children’s Fiction 2016 with their picture book, I Am Henry Finch (Walker Books UK). Accepting the award, Alexis asked for children to give adults an alternative to capitalism. The Little Rebels Award ceremony took place at the 4th London … Continue reading Alexis Deacon invites children to come up with an alternative to capitalism…