Jim Smith is the bestselling author and illustrator of the I am Not a Loser series (Egmont) which has sold into 17 languages and rides high in the UK bestseller chart for 7-10 year olds, with over 500,000 copies sold. Future Ratboy is the wickedly funny new spin-off series.

Scoot, written by Katie Blackburn (Faber, 2017),  is his first picture book and a glorious celebration of the on-trend mode of transportation for the under-eights.

Jim Smith is the keelest kids' book comma-putter and page-numberer in the whole wide world amen. He also designs cards and gifts under the name Waldo Pancake and creates branding for Puccino's coffee shops.

  • Winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013 for ages 7-14
  • Translation rights sold in 16 countries
  • "Hugely enjoyable surreal chaos" The Guardian



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