Alex Wheatle Wins the Guardian's Children Fiction Prize

Alex Wheatle's Crongton Knights has been awarded The Guardian's 2016 Children's Fiction Prize. The novel is set on an inner-city estate -- the fictitious South Crongton estate -- heavy with crime, and features a schoolboy McKay as main protagonist. This is a second novel in a planned trilogy following McKay, with the first being 2015's Liccle Bit.

For more details on the book, see its publication site at Little Brown.

Courtesy: Jill Mead/Guardian

Courtesy: Jill Mead/Guardian