...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!
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 … Continue reading Entries are now closed!
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: … Continue reading Entries for the 2014 Prize are Now Open!
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 at the new, London Radical Bookfair, Conway Hall, London on Saturday May 11th. Guest Judge Wendy Cooling presented Sarah Garland with her prize, which … Continue reading Sarah Garland Wins the Inaugural Little Rebels Children’s Book Award
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, Guest Judge, Wendy Cooling will also be in conversation … Continue reading The Little Rebels Have Come Out To Play…!
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 … Continue reading The 2013 Little Rebels Shortlist is Announced!
...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
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. … Continue reading Ros Asquith’s Little Rebels
...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 … Continue reading Entries Are Now Closed!
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 … Continue reading A new radical book prize for readers aged 0-12