Culture Street

angusthongsLouise Rennison has died aged 63. Her humorous books for teenagers have been devoured over the years by an obsessive fan base who relate to her witty diary style and made-up words.

Angus, Thongs and Full Frontal Snogging was published in 1999. Rennison went on to write ten more books in the Georgia Nicolson series. The books were written in diary format about 14-year-old Georgia who lives with her irritating parents.

In 2010 she won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize for Withering Heights.She sold over 2.6 million books to a generation of teenage girls. Her fantastic titles, Ok Im Wearing Really Big Knickers and Are These My Basoomas I See Before Me, enticed a generation of girls to read her books and embrace the weirdness of their teenage years. Buy the books here.

You Might Also Like

Books

The Monogram Murders by Sophie Hannah

By Sophia Whitfield

On September 8, 2014

Books

Costa Book Award Winners

The five category winners for the Costa Book Awards have been announced. The Costa Book of the Year has been awarded to The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge.

On January 7, 2016

Books

Leesa Bow selects Five Books of Influence

Leesa Bow grew up in Broken Hill, far west NSW. She moved to Adelaide, and married a football player. Inevitably her four daughters were also sporty. In 2009, Leesa began...

On September 3, 2014
 

Books

J.K. Rowling has two new books coming out

J.K. Rowling has just made our year. When responding to a fan on Twitter she confessed that she is writing two books, one under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The novels...

On December 23, 2016

Books

Illustrator Sophie Norsa selects Five Books of Influence

Yellow Dress Day, published in 2012, was Sophie's first published picture book. Since then she has illustrated Indigo Solves the Pzuzle and is currently working on a new picture book...

On February 19, 2013

Books

Bill Bryson to Tour Australia

Bill Bryson, popular writer of narrative non-fiction, will travel to Australia to appear in a live show entitled Bill Bryson Many a True Word, an Illuminating Interview.

On November 6, 2013
 
Copyright © 2012 - 2018 Culture Street
Contact: info@culturestreet.com.au