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 Iím 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

Tim Winton's The Turning, starring Cate Blanchett and Rose Byrne

The full length trailer has been release for award-winning author Tim Wintonís The Turning.

On August 28, 2013

Books

Hush, Little Bird by Nicole Trope

By Sophia Whitfield

On July 15, 2015

Books

Five Copies of Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Thanks to our friends at Hachette we have five copies of our Book of the Week, Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, to give away.

On August 13, 2012
 

Books

The books Eton recommends for your 16-year-old

Eton has produced some of the most successful young men of our generation. It counts Prince William, David Cameron and Eddie Redmayne among its prestigious alumni.

On July 13, 2015

Books

Random House to Publish Former PM Julia Gillardís Memoir

Today Random House Australia announced that they had secured the global publishing rights to the memoir of Julia Gillard, the former Prime Minister of Australia, to be published in October...

On September 25, 2013

Books

The Offering by Grace McCleen

By Sophia Whitfield

On February 16, 2015
 
Copyright © 2012 - 2017 Culture Street
Contact: info@culturestreet.com.au