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 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, Barry Loser and the Case of the Crumpled Carton and Barry Loser hates half term. He is also the author of Future Ratboy and and the Attack of the Killer Robot Grannies and Future Ratboy and the Invasion of the Nom Noms. He lives in London. He also designs cards and gifts under the name Waldo Pancake.