From the bestselling and Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning author of BARRY LOSER comes a hilarious and brand-new series for young readers!
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As a player, Jim Smith was a journeyman of the lower divisions. As a manager, he achieved success doing it the hard way, starting at non-league Boston United before eventually getting his first League management break with Colchester United. His next move was to Blackburn Rovers, and after turning down the West Bromwich Albion job that his…
Move over Spidey, get back in your cave Batman, and keep your glasses on Clark Kent, there's a new superhero in town. FUTURE RATBOY.
When a bolt of lightning hits Colin Lampost (and his toy bird, Bird), he is zapped millions of years into the future! Life will never be the same again. Bird has been brought to life as Not Bird and Colin's DNA is fused with a rat giving him superkeel powers. Future Ratboy is born!
But the future is not a safe place to be and there are killer robot grannies on the rampage! Will the dynamic duo survive the attack and save the world?
Join Future Ratboy and Not Bird on their first adventure to find out!
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 is the author of the award-winning and bestselling BARRY LOSER series: I am not a Loser, I am still not a Loser, I am sort of a Loser, I am so over being a Loser, Barry Loser and the Holiday of Doom and Barry Loser and the Case of the Crumpled Carton. He lives in London. He also designs cards and gifts under the name Waldo Pancake.
Praise for the BARRY LOSER books:
'Will make you laugh out loud, cringe and snigger, all at the same time' - LoveReading4Kids
'Very funny and cheeky' - Booktictac, Guardian Online Review
'Hugely enjoyable, surreal chaos' - Guardian
'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
'I laughed so much, I thought that I was going to burst!' - Finbar, aged 9