‘I am not a Loser’ by Barry Loser, the first of a series of children’s books ‘spellchecked’ by Jim Smith*, was published in 2012, having already sold rights to nine countries. The sequel, ‘I am Still Not a Loser’ was the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013 and declared the funniest book for children aged seven to fourteen.
Jim has now written eleven Barry Loser books, and numerous short stories. ‘Future Ratboy’, a spin-off series of books based on Barry’s favourite TV star, won the Lollies award in 2017.
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