Little Rebels Award Winner to be announced at the London Radical Bookfair on 2nd June

The winner of the 2018 Little Rebels Award will be announced at 5:30pm on Saturday 2nd June, at this year's London Radical Bookfair. This website will be updated the next day, so in the mean time follow us on twitter to hear the news live!

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Little Rebels Shortlistees at the London Radical Bookfair

Little Rebels shortlisted authors will be in conversation with Patrice Lawrence (Indigo Donut, Orangeboy) at this year's London Radical Bookfair. The bookfair is a totally free event and open to all - find out more information here: londonradicalbookfair.wordpress.com The Little Rebels panel takes place from 4-5pm, and will be followed by the announcement of this … Continue reading Little Rebels Shortlistees at the London Radical Bookfair

Little Rebels Award: the 2018 shortlist

We are proud to announce the Little Rebels Award shortlist for 2018! 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 co-ordinated by Letterbox Library and Housmans Bookshop. There are eight … Continue reading Little Rebels Award: the 2018 shortlist

ADA TWIST, SCIENTIST is the 2017 Little Rebels Award winner

The Alliance of Radical Booksellers is delighted to announce that the winners of this year’s Little Rebels Children’s Book Award are Andrea Beaty (author) and David Roberts (illustrator) for their book, Ada Twist, Scientist (Abrams & Chronicle Books). Ada Twist is the story of a young girl, Ada Marie, with boundless curiosity who can’t stop … Continue reading ADA TWIST, SCIENTIST is the 2017 Little Rebels Award winner

London Radical Bookfair

Little Rebels Award Winners Announcement and Discussion Panel The annual London Radical Bookfair takes place this Saturday, 24th June, at Goldsmiths University and we can't wait. Join us to hear who has won the Little Rebels Award (announcement at 5:30pm), and for a conversation about all of the shortlisted books with author Catherine Johnson, author/illustrator … Continue reading London Radical Bookfair

q&a with 2016 award winner Viviane Schwarz: ‘I Am Henry Finch’

With submissions for the 2017 prize now open, we look back at the 2016 Little Rebels Award winner: I Am Henry Finch, written by Alexis Deacon and illustrated by Viviane Schwarz. Judge Wendy Cooling described the book as "philosophy for beginners...introducing the power of ideas and thought to the youngest of children". We spoke to Viviane and Alexis … Continue reading q&a with 2016 award winner Viviane Schwarz: ‘I Am Henry Finch’

q&a with 2016 winner Alexis Deacon : ‘I Am Henry Finch’

With submissions for the 2017 prize now open, we look back at the 2016 Little Rebels Award winner: I Am Henry Finch, written by Alexis Deacon and illustrated by Viviane Schwarz. Judge Wendy Cooling described the book as "philosophy for beginners...introducing the power of ideas and thought to the youngest of children". We spoke to Viviane and Alexis … Continue reading q&a with 2016 winner Alexis Deacon : ‘I Am Henry Finch’

now welcoming submissions for the 2017 prize

Nominations are Open for the Little Rebels Award for Radical Children’s Fiction Nominations for the Little Rebels Children’s Book Award 2017 are now open. Guest Judges: Wendy Cooling, B.J. Epstein, Catherine Johnson Prize to be awarded at the London Radical Bookfair, 24th June 2017. The Alliance of Radical Booksellers (ARB) is delighted to announce that … Continue reading now welcoming submissions for the 2017 prize