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Jim Smith wins at the Lollies 2017!

The amazekeel Jim Smith has been announced as a winner at the fantastic Lollies Awards 2017. The Laugh out Loud Awards 2017 (the Lollies) were created to celebrate the funniest and most engaging books in children’s fiction. Jim Smith was


Your superkeel competition entries!

  Thank you to everyone who entered our superkeel Barry Loser Hates Half Term competition! We had loads and loads of entries! Jim Smith, the keelest kids’ book spellchecker in the whole wide world is wading through them as we


Win an iPad!

We’ve joined up with to offer you the chance to win an iPad to celebrate the launch of Barry Loser Hates Half Term! All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is draw your


Brand New Book Out Now!

Barry’s back and he’s off to Pirate Camp! It’s only a few days into the half-term holidays and Barry’s dad has already had enough of him! He’s packing Barry off to Pirate Camp and Barry’s not impressed!  He’s not a


Jim Smith Events

We’re pleased to announce that Jim Smith can be found at the following wonderful Festivals over the next few months. Do come down and say a ‘Hello’ and ‘Super Keel!’ if you get a chance! On Sunday 11th October you’ll


Join Jim Smith at the Jewish Museum

Barry’s keenest spell checker Jim Smith invites you to join him for stories, burps and belly laughs, on August 10th at the Jewish Museum London, NW1 7NB. In a feast of off-the-wall silliness ideal for anyone who likes Mr Gum

Future Ratboy

Superkeel new Future Ratboy Book

Superkeel new Future Ratboy Book “Future Ratboy is so keel it’s unbelievakeel” – Barry Loser 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. The