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Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Book 1)
by Jeff Kinney

RRP €9.95

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Book 1)
by Author Name Jeff Kinney

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List Price:9.95
Format: Paperback, 198 x 131 x 15mm, 224pp
Publication date: 03 Jul 2008
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN-13: 9780141324906

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Welcome to Greg Heffleys ‘journal’. It’s not a diary, because diaries are for wimps. Unfortunately, Greg is a wimpy kid AND a middle child – a sure recipe for disaster. But this year’s going to be different; he’s no longer going to be the wimpiest kid in his class. At least that’s what he would like to think.

‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ follows Greg’s best efforts to fit in throughout the school year. His misadventures with his best friend Rowley are doomed from the start, but Greg never seems to see it. We hear all about his many trials and tribulations – as in, his family and friends – as well as his unusually complicated relationship with cheese.

Illustrated throughout with hilarious and charming comic strips, this is an easy read for less confident booklovers that will also appeal to more able readers who love to be entertained.

If Henry is too horrid and Judy’s just too moody, then let Greg’s Diary bring out the Wimpy Kid in you.

- Olivia Bergin, Kilkenny

Description

The hilarious and original global bestseller "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" - perfect for readers of 8+ and also reluctant readers, everyone loves the adventures of Greg Heffley. You can also discover "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" on the big screen in the major motion blockbusting "Wimpy Kid Movie" franchise. Let me get something straight: this is a JOURNAL, not a diary. This was Mom's idea, not mine. But if she thinks I'm going to write down my "feelings" in here or whatever, she's crazy. The only reason I agreed to do this at all is because I figure later on when I'm rich and famous, this book is gonna come in handy. But for now I'm stuck with a bunch of morons. Today is the first day of school, so I figured I might as well write in this book to pass the time. Just don't expect me to be all "Dear Diary" this and "Dear Diary" that. Praise for Jeff Kinney: "The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's "Diary of a Wimpy Kid"". ("Sun"). "Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet". ("Independent"). "The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - "Diary of a Wimpy Kid"". ("Big Issue"). "Hilarious". ("Telegraph").Jeff Kinney is an online game developer and designer, and a numbered 1 "New York Times" bestselling author. Jeff has been named one of "Time" magazine's 100 Most Powerful People in the World. Jeff is also creator of Poptropica.com, which was names one of "Time" magazine's 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in Washington, D.C., and moved to New England in 1995. Jeff lives in Southern Massachusetts with his wife and their two sons.

Reviews

The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series Sun Kinney is right up there with JK Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet Independent Hilarious! Sunday Telegraph The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Big Issue

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