Barry Loser in the Tom Fletcher book club!

It’s cheeky, it’s fun, it’s amazekeel – it’s Barry Loser: I am Not a Loser by Jim Smith, the final book to be featured in the Tom Fletcher Book Club.

For the Tom Fletcher Book Club, exclusive to WHSmith, ten great titles were picked by Tom for children aged between seven and eleven years, to help get kids excited about reading and talking about books.


Barry Loser: I am Not a Loser is the last book to be featured in the Tom Fletcher Book Club.

After first being published by Egmont in 2012, Barry Loser has now appeared in ten keel books by Jim Smith.

Tom says: ‘For people who like poop jokes (everyone). This is the book your parents won’t want you to read…which is exactly why you SHOULD read it!’

‘If you want funny, read this book. If you want silly, read this book. If you want food, eat this book…actually, it’s probably best you don’t eat it. I belly laughed out loud at this book until Fronkle came out of my nose. The illustrations are hilarious and Barry Loser might just be the funniest book in the book club. If anyone makes being a loser look keel, it’s Barry Loser!’

Read Tom Fletcher’s full review of Barry Loser – I am Not A Loser by Jim Smith, and enjoy special extracts of this hilarious book on the WHSmith website. For the next two weeks you can even buy a discounted copy of Barry Loser: I am Not a Loser by Jim Smith in WHSmith stores!

About Jim Smith

Author portrait of Jim SmithJim 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.

Watch the brilliant trailer for the Tom Fletcher Book Club, and stay up to date with the WHSmith blog to read more exciting about the great children’s books chosen!

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