Tag: winners & shortlistees

  • Little Rebels 2022 Shortlist Revealed

    Little Rebels 2022 Shortlist Revealed

    Bold, uncompromising narratives tackling prejudice and foreshadowing far-right dystopias dominate this year’s shortlist for the Little Rebels Award for Radical Children’s Fiction. The Little Rebels 2022 shortlist in full: Hey You!: An Empowering Celebration of Growing Up Black by Dapo Adeola, illustrated by various (Puffin Books/PRH) No Country by Joe Brady, illustrated by Patrice Aggs […]

  • the 2017 shortlist is here

    We are proud to announce the Little Rebels shortlist for 2017! 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 this year is administered by radical bookshop Housmans. There are six […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]