Eight Little Rebels Have Been Shortlisted!

We are more than a little delighted to announce the 8 books on the 2015 shortlist for the Little Rebels Award (for titles published in 2014)! Full details are below. The judges are meeting this month and the winner will be announced at the London Radical Bookfair on May 9th 2015 at our new fair … Continue reading Eight Little Rebels Have Been Shortlisted!

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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