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  • 5 stars across 18 books
    Hilary Robinson is the author of over 40 children's books including the top selling Mixed Up Fairy Tales and The Copper Tree. She is also a broadcaster and freelance BBC radio producer. Hilary was born in Devon and brought up in Nigeria and England. Her books have been translated into a number of languages and are sold across the world. Jim Smith is the author of the Barry Loser fiction series. I am not a Loser by Barry Loser 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 six Barry Loser books and begun a spin-off series Future Ratboy, the first insltalment of which won the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Award for 6-8 year olds. He has also designed a hugely successful range of stationery and gift products under the name Waldo Pancake.
    2nd November 2017

    Barry Loser's Christmas Joke Book

    Knock knock! Who's there? Barry Loser's Christmas Joke Book Wow! Really? It's snow joke... It's the keelest time of th... More

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    27th July 2017

    Future Ratboy and the Quest for the Missing Thingy

    From the bestselling and Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning author of Barry Loser comes the third book in the brilliant Futu... More

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    30th July 2015

    Future Ratboy and the Attack of the Killer Robot Grannies

    From the Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning author of Barry Loser comes a hilarious new series, perfect for fans of Dennis t... More

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    28th January 2016

    Barry Loser Hates Half Term

    The seventh book in the brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning BARRY LOSER Loser series. Perfect for readers aged 7 ye... More

    (5 reviews)
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    28th July 2016

    Future Ratboy and the Invasion of the Nom Noms

    From the bestselling and Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning author of Barry Loser comes the sequel to the brilliant Future R... More

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    24th May 2012

    Barry Loser: I am Not a Loser: Tom Fletcher Book Club 2017 title

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

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    29th January 2015

    Barry Loser and the Case of the Crumpled Carton

    The brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning BARRY LOSER series. Perfect for readers aged 7-10 years old and fans of Dia... More

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    9th February 2017

    Barry Loser and the birthday billions

    The eighth book in the brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning BARRY LOSER series. Perfect for readers aged 7-10 years ... More

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    2nd August 2013

    I am so over being a Loser

    The third book in the brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning BARRY LOSER series. Perfect for readers aged 7-10 years o... More

    (1 review)
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    1st February 2013

    Barry Loser: I am Still Not a Loser

    The second book in the brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning BARRY LOSER series. Perfect for readers aged 7-10 years ... More

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    1st January 2014

    I am sort of a Loser

    The brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning BARRY LOSER series. Perfect for readers aged 7-10 years old and fans of Dia... More

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    3rd May 2018

    Barry Loser is the best at football NOT!

    The tenth book in the brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning BARRY LOSER series. Perfect for readers aged 7-10 year... More

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    31st July 2014

    Barry Loser and the Holiday of Doom

    The brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning BARRY LOSER series. Perfect for readers aged 7-10 years old and fans of Dia... More

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    27th August 2015

    Barry Loser's Ultimate Book of Keelness

    The ultimate companion to the brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning BARRY LOSER series. Perfect for readers aged 7-10... More

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    8th February 2018

    Barry Loser: worst school trip ever!

    The ninth book in the brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning BARRY LOSER series. Perfect for readers aged 7-10 yea... More

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