And the winner of the Little Rebels Children’s Book Award 2015 is…

…Gill Lewis for her book Scarlet Ibis. The Little Rebels Award is designed to recognise a rich tradition of radical publishing (publishing which promotes social justice, social equality or which is informed by inclusive/anti-discriminatory concerns) for children in the UK.

The winner was announced on Saturday at the London Radical Book Fair, following a panel discussion with a number of the award judges and shortlisted authors and illustrators.

The full list of shortlisted titles for the 2015 Little Rebels Children’s Book Award was:

  • Girl With a White Dog by Anne Booth
    (Catnip Books)
  • Grandma by Jessica Shepherd
    (Child’s Play)
  • Made by Raffi by Craig Pomranz, ill. by Margaret Chamberlain
    (Janetta Otter-Barry Books/Frances Lincoln)
  • Nadine Dreams of Home by Bernard Ashley
    (Barrington Stoke)
  • Pearl Power by Mel Elliott
    (I Love Mel)
  • Scarlet Ibis by Gill Lewis
    (Oxford University Press)
  • Shh! We Have a Plan by Chris Haughton
    (Walker Books)
  • Trouble on Cable Street by Joan Lingard
    (Catnip Books)
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