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Article  •  12 May 2016

 

Jeff Kinney fast facts

Get to know Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney.

Ten facts:

  1. He still doesn't have to shave too often.
  2. His first decent drawing was of a turtle at the age of 3 (Jeff, not the turtle).
  3. He plays the piano ‘very, very poorly’.
  4. Jeff's brother Scott has written one of the songs in the movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
  5. He created the kids' website Poptropica.com.
  6. His favourite computer games are the Mario Kart series.
  7. His favourite sandwich is peanut butter and jelly (eeeuw).
  8. His favourite song is ‘Brownville Girl’ by Bob Dylan.
  9. He has two brothers and a sister.
  10. At one stage he studied to become a federal law enforcement officer.

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