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The 10th book in the brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning Barry Loser series. 

Perfect for listeners aged seven and above and fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates, Dennis the Menace and Pamela Butchart's Wigglesbottom Primary series. 

Everyone at Barry’s school has gone football crazy, but Barry gets thrown out of the team (the Mogden Maniacs) for being completeerly rubbish. Then it turns out that his best friend, Bunky, is a super striker—so Barry becomes his manager. The cup final match is approaching, and Bunky’s getting carried away with his football fame—can Barry keep his head in the game?

Join everyone’s favourite loser on his 10th hilarious adventure!

Barry Loser: I Am Not a Loser was selected as a Tom Fletcher Book Club 2017 title. 

Future Ratboy and the Invasion of the Nom Noms is shortlisted for the Lollies Award 2017.

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 Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning and best-selling Barry Loser series. He is also the author of the Barry Loser spin-off series, Future Ratboy. He lives in London and designs cards and gifts under the name Waldo Pancake.

©2018 Jim Smith (P)2022 HarperCollins Publishers

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"Hugely enjoyable surreal chaos." (Guardian)

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