Little Rebels Children’s Book Award
Sponsors / partners
Letterbox Library & Housmans Bookshop
Prize money: £500
Submissions deadline: 30/01/2019
Shortlist announced: 01/04/2019
Winner(s) announced: 01/07/2019
The Little Rebels Award recognises children’s fiction (for readers aged 0-12) which promotes social justice or social equality, challenges stereotypes or is informed by anti-discriminatory concerns.
The award is given by the Alliance of Radical Booksellers.
This year the award is administered by Letterbox Library and Housmans Bookshop.
For the purposes of this award, a ‘radical fiction book’ is defined as a story which-
*is informed by any of the following: anti-discriminatory, environmental, socialist, anarchist, feminist concerns
*promotes social equality or challenges stereotypes and/or the status quo or builds children’s awareness of issues in society
*promotes social justice and a more peaceful and fairer world.
The winnerof the 2018 Little Rebels Children’s Book Award for Radical Fiction is Zanib Mian for her book, The Muslims (Sweet Apple Books 2017).