Hooray! One of the best novels we’ve read recently is in the running for a prize, and about time too! Geraldine McCaughrean’s The Middle of Nowhere is on the shortlist of a new fiction award for children aged 0-12 titled the Little Rebels’ Children’s Book Award!
Administered by Letterbox Library, and judged by a trio of great children’s book experts, the Alliance of Radical Booksellers will announce the winner on May 10th at the London Radical Bookfair. See their website here for more information.
The other nominated books are:
The Promise by Nicola Davies and illustrated by Laura Carlin (Walker Books, £6.99, 9781406355598). You can read our review of this here.
Stay Where You Are and Then Leave by John Boyne (Doubleday, £10.99 9780857532930)
Harriet Tubman by Deborah Chancellor (A&C Black, £5.99 9781408178393)
Moon Bear by Gill Lewis (OUP, £6.99, 9780192793546). You can read our review of this here.
After Tomorrow by Gillian Cross (OUP, £6.99, 9780192756268)
Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty and illustrated by David Roberts (Abrams, £9.99, 9781419708459)