Thursday, June 15, 2017

It's time for the Lollies 2017 - What fantastic books will make you laugh out loud? Pick a winner and vote for your faves at home or with your classmates at school!


It's time once again for one of the most rib-tickling book awards of the year, the 2017 Laugh out Loud Book Awards from Scholastic. 

All the books will be available via Scholastic's dedicated Lollies shop page so click here to grab a few books for yourself or your school: https://shop.scholastic.co.uk/lollies

There's a superb selection of titles nominated this year in several categories. Feast your eyes on each of the category noms below. Click a link to see our review of some of the books in this fantastic selection: 



Picture Books Shortlist


Oi, Dog! by Kes Gray and Jim Field (Hodder)

Eat your People by Lou Kuenzler and David Woitowicz (Orchard Books)

Prince of Pants by Alan Macdonald and Sarah McIntyre (Scholastic)

Danny McGee Drinks the Sea by Andy Stanton and Neal Layton (Hodder Children's Books)


6-8 Years Shortlist

Thimble Monkey Superstar by John Blake and Martin Chatterton (Firefly Press)

Hamish and the Neverpeople by Danny Wallace and Jamie Littler (Simon and Schuster)

Eddy Stone and the Epic Holiday Mash Up by Simon Cherry (Usborne Publishing)

Future Ratboy and the Invasion of the Nom Noms by Jim Smith (Jelly Pie / Egmont)


9-13 Years Shortlist

I Don't Like Poetry by Joshua Seigal (Bloomsbury)

The Best Medicine by Christine Hamil (Little Island Books)

My Gym Teacher is an Alien Overlord by David Solomons and Laura Ellen Anderson (Nosy Crow)

Animalcolm by David Baddiel and Jim Field (HarperCollins Children's Books)



As you can see, there truly is something for everyone. Check out our mini chapter book reviews of "Future Ratboy and the Invasion of the Nom Noms" and "My Gym Teacher is an Alien Overlord" to see what Charlotte thought of them!



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