“This award reminds me to keep on being a little rebel…”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvcjLWrTekg Back on May 12th 2015, Gill Lewis took the prize for the Little Rebels Award for Radical Children's Fiction with her novel, Scarlet Ibis. Her acceptance speech was both profoundly moving and a positive call to action.  And now we've finally connected to YouTube, you can hear the speech for yourself. Get yourself a cuppa, settle … Continue reading “This award reminds me to keep on being a little rebel…”

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“Go out and have a rebellious day” Gill Lewis Wins the Little Rebels Book Award

The winner of this year’s Little Rebels Children’s Book Award for Radical Fiction is Gill Lewis for her book, Scarlet Ibis (Oxford University Press). Little Rebels judge, Kim Reynolds, described Scarlet Ibis as “a story that celebrates the often overlooked courage, loyalty and competence of children.” In a moving acceptance speech, Gill said she was … Continue reading “Go out and have a rebellious day” Gill Lewis Wins the Little Rebels Book Award

Which rebel has won the little rebels award?…

ONE MORE SLEEP! The winner of the Little Rebels Award will be announced tomorrow, Saturday May 9th, at the 2015 London Radical Bookfair. And…fanfare…and clashings of cymbals…and tinkling of triangles...we will be joined this year by the following shortlisted Little Rebels authors/illustrators: Bernard Ashley, Chris Haughton, Jessica Shepherd, Anne Booth and Mel Elliott. Things you … Continue reading Which rebel has won the little rebels award?…

The 2014 Winning Little Rebel Is…

  The winner of this year's Little Rebels Award is Gillian Cross for her novel, After Tomorrow (OUP). Little Rebels Judge, Wendy Cooling, described the winning book as  "a frighteningly believable story".  In her acceptance speech, Gillian said she was "over the moon...honoured and delighted". Speaking about After Tomorrow, she said, "we don't write tracts; we don't … Continue reading The 2014 Winning Little Rebel Is…

Stompity Stomp! The Little Rebels Shortlist Will Be Announced Soon!

...We can hear the stompity stomp of little feet. We're very excited to bring you the news that this year's shortlist for the Little Rebels Award for Radical Children's Fiction will be announced this Saturday! Housmans, London's oldest radical bookshop, will be hosting a special event at 6.30pm, Saturday 29th March. The shortlist will be announced following a … Continue reading Stompity Stomp! The Little Rebels Shortlist Will Be Announced Soon!