Greg Heffley has always been in a hurry to grow up. But is getting older really all it's cracked up to be? Suddenly Greg is dealing with the pressures of boy-girl parties, increased responsibilities, and even the awkward changes that come with getting older.
Mole enjoys a quiet life but when spring comes, his longing for adventure takes him to the river. There, he meets Water Rat and his friends Otter, Badger and Toad. With messing about in boats and Toad's love of fast cars, Mole's life is no longer quiet - especially when the friends have to join forces against the animals from the Wild Wood.
When Mole goes boating with Ratty instead of doing his spring-cleaning, he discovers a whole new world. There are high jinks on the open road with that reckless ruffian, Mr Toad of Toad Hall. Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad become friends, but after Toad's latest escapade, can they join together and beat the wretched weasels once and for all?
Mildred Hubble is the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches - she's always getting her spells wrong. But she manages to get by until she turns Ethel, the teacher's pet, into her deadly enemy.