Little Rebels Award Entries Are Now Closed!

STOP! Entries are now closed for the Little Rebels Children’s Book Award for Radical Fiction. And what a fantastic load of parcels have landed at the Letterbox Library offices! The parcel contents are all top secret (obviously) but we can tell you that the submissions have been hugely varied: from boardbooks to graphic novels and … Continue reading Little Rebels Award Entries Are Now Closed!

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Submissions are now invited for the 2015 Prize!

The Alliance of Radical Booksellers (ARB) is pleased to announce that the Little Rebels Award for Radical Children's Fiction is back for its 3rd year- and submisisons are now invited! The 2015 prize is for books published in 2014. The closing date for nominations is January 12th 2015. You can find full details about how … Continue reading Submissions are now invited for the 2015 Prize!

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!

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: … Continue reading Entries for the 2014 Prize are Now Open!

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 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