The Lollies (Laugh Out Loud) Awards for 2018 have been announced!
Voted BY children, FOR children in the UK, The Lollies celebrates books that tickle your funny bone. Below we have listed the winners from each category:
Oi Dog – Kes & Clare Gray
The follow up to the hugely successful Oi Frog, only this time Frog is in charge and he’s changing all the rules. All the animals must sit on something that rhymes with their name which last time ended badly for frog as you can see from the cover. How will he get his own back on that cat and what will he find to sit on if not a log?
Future Ratboy and the Invasion of the Nom Noms – Jim Smith
Colin was just a normal boy until one day he was zapped by the evil Mr X whilst inside a wheelie bin that sent him millions of years into the future and turned him into a hybrid boy/rat/TV. Now, with strange hairy creatures appearing everywhere and biting everyone on the nose Ratboy and his unusual friends must set out to discover what’s happening.
The Best Medicine – Christine Hamill
Philip Wright is an aspiring comedian and likes nothing better than to make people laugh, especially his mum. Recently though, his Mum hasn’t been laughing at his jokes as much. He soon discovers the reason, his mum has breast cancer. Philip deals with this in the only way he knows how, with comedy. With other issues on his mind as well, such as girls, bullies and friends, Philip confides in his hero, Harry Hill as a sort of one-sided pen pal.
My Gym Teacher is an Alien Overlord – David Solomons
In this follow up to the award-winning My Brother is a Superhero, Luke is living in the shadow of his brother’s superpowers. Zack (otherwise known as Star Lad) is so busy zooming off to save the world along with their friend Lara (also known as Dark Flutter), Luke is the only one who notices that their gym teacher has been possessed by an alien super race intent on destroying Earth. Will Luke be able to convince his friends of the dangers of their gym teacher and how can he possibly save the world as a regular, no-superpower boy?