Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
First edition cover
|Series||Confessions of Georgia Nicolson|
|Genre||Young adult humour, epistolary novel|
|24 June 1999|
|Followed by||It's OK, I'm Wearing Really Big Knickers|
Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging (1999) is a young adult novel by Louise Rennison. The book is the first of ten books in the Confessions of Georgia Nicolson series. It won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Bronze Award, was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award and was voted #127 in the BBC's Big Read poll to find the UK's favourite book. It was also named a Printz Honor book in 2001.
The book was made into a film, Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging, released in the U.K and the United States in July 2008.
Teenager, Georgia lives with her mother, father, 3 year old sister Libby and her wild cat, Angus, whom the family found on a holiday to Scotland. Angus gets into trouble from Mr. and Mrs. Across the Road, the Prat's Poodles, and his kitty girlfriend, Naomi. Georgia fantasizes of dating popular and attractive Robbie (the "Sex-God") at school. Robbie's brother Tom goes out with Georgia's best friend, Jas, but Robbie starts to go out with (Wet/Slaggy) Lindsay. She and her friends Ellen, Rose, and Jas stalk Lindsay. "Slaggy" Lindsay secretly wears a thong and bra padding. By the end Georgia and Robbie start dating and of course snog.
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