Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging

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Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
First edition cover
Author Louise Rennison
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series Confessions of Georgia Nicolson
Genre Young adult humour, epistolary novel
Publisher Piccadilly Press
Publication date
24 June 1999
Media type Print
Pages 160 pp.
ISBN 1-85340-519-1
OCLC 40980419
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,[1] was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award[2] and was voted #127 in the BBC's Big Read poll to find the UK's favourite book.[3] It was also named a Printz Honor book in 2001.[4]

The book was made into a film, Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging, released in the U.K and the United States in July 2008.

Plot summary[edit]

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 about 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.


  1. ^ Nestlé Children's Book Prize
  2. ^ Branford Boase Award
  3. ^ BBC - The Big Read - Top 200 Books
  4. ^ American Library Association (2010). "Michael L. Printz Winners and Honor Books". Archived from the original on 8 February 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-03.