What to expect

Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning series, perfect for fans of Dennis the Menace, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates, and Mr Gum.

‘Everyone at school knows I’m the loserkeelest person ever. So imagine how annoying it was when Fay Snoggles came into school one day acting even more loserkeel than me.’

There’s a girl in Barry’s class who’s GETTING MORE LAUGHS THAN HIM! But luckily Barry immediately thinks up one of his brilliant and amazekeel plans to make sure he’ll have the final chuckle . All he needs is thirty boxes of Beard Flakes …

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

I am not a Loser

I am still not a Loser

I am so over being a 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’s ultimate book of keelness

Barry loser hates half term

Future Ratboy and the attack of the killer robot grannies

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.

Critics Review

  • Praise for the BARRY LOSER Series!

    ‘The review of the eight-year-old boy in our house . . . “Can I keep it to give to a friend?’ Best recommendation you can get’, Observer

    ‘Hugely enjoyable surreal chaos’, Guardian

    ‘I laughed so much that I thought I was going to burst!’, Finbar, aged 9

    ‘Very funny and very cheeky’, Booktictac, Guardian Online Review

    ‘What’s not to love?’, The Sun

    ‘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

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