Jim Smith

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A5 140x210mm
240 pages
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Book Overview

Brand new adventures for Barry Loser in this new series of full colour graphic novels – perfect for fans of DogMan, Bunny vs Monkey and Kitty Quest

Celebrating Barry Loser’s 10th birthday with a new series of graphic novel adventures!

The bestselling, award-winning Barry Loser series is ten years old and Barry, Bunky, Nancy and the gang are off on a series of new adventures – in full colour graphic novel format and with ‘how to draw’ sections to help you make your own comic books!

In the first book, Barry has had enough of being a loser and wants to prove he’s a Total Winner, but when his parents ban him from gaming he has to think outside of the box . . . Barry also has a new cat called French Fries – the keelest cat ever amen.

Jim Smith’s books have sold 840k copies in the English language, and sold in 17 territories. He won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Scholastic Lollies award, was shortlisted for the Waterstones prize, and had a World Book Day book.

Have you got all of Jim Smith’s amazekeel books?

Barry Loser: I am not a loser

Barry Loser: I am still not a loser

Barry Loser: I am so over being a loser

Barry Loser: I am sort of a loser

Barry Loser and the holiday of doom

Barry Loser and the case of the crumpled carton

Barry Loser hates half term

Barry Loser and the birthday billions

Barry Loser: worst school trip ever!

Barry Loser is the best at football NOT

Barry Loser and the trouble with pets

My dad is a loser free ebook

My mum is a loser free ebook

Future Ratboy and the attack of the killer robot grannies

Future Ratboy and the invasion of the nom-noms

Future Ratboy and the quest for the missing thingy

The Super Weird Mysteries

Danger at Donut Diner

Attack of the Haunted Lunchbox

My Pencil Case is a Time Machine

About the author

Jim Smith is the keelest kids’ book author in the whole wide world amen. He graduated from art school with first class honours (the best you can get) and went on to create the branding for a sweet little chain of coffee shops. He also designs cards and gifts under the name Waldo Pancake. Jim is the author of Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning series, BARRY LOSER. Look out for his hilarious new series, Future Ratboy.Praise for BARRY LOSER


  • Praise for the Barry Loser series:
  • ‘Hugely enjoyable, surreal chaos’ Guardian
  • ‘What’s not to love?’ Sun
  • ‘The review of the 8-year-old boy in our house . . . “Can I keep it to give to a friend?” Best recommendation you can get’ Observer
  • ‘Will make you laugh out loud, cringe and snigger at the same time’ LoveReading4Kids
  • ‘If you love Tom Gates and Wimpy Kid, you’ll love these too!’ Sam, aged 10
  • ‘I laughed so much I thought I was going to burst!’ Finbar, aged 9