Get to know Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney.
- He still doesn't have to shave too often.
- His first decent drawing was of a turtle at the age of 3 (Jeff, not the turtle).
- He plays the piano ‘very, very poorly’.
- Jeff's brother Scott has written one of the songs in the movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
- He created the kids' website Poptropica.com.
- His favourite computer games are the Mario Kart series.
- His favourite sandwich is peanut butter and jelly (eeeuw).
- His favourite song is ‘Brownville Girl’ by Bob Dylan.
- He has two brothers and a sister.
- At one stage he studied to become a federal law enforcement officer.
What’s this!? A superhero based on kindness and friendship? It can only be… AMAZING GUY!
Are you more of a Greg or a Rowley? Take your pick then DIY your Wimpy Kid costume with these printable masks.
Everything you need to celebrate the new Jeff Kinney release.
Wimpy Kid Greg has a few helpful suggestions for activities at home.
Hairy Maclary and his friends are known and loved all over the world. But how familiar are you with Dame Lynley Dodd's other creations? There are plenty to discover, and just like Hairy Maclary, they all feature Lynely's uniquely exuberant artwork and gorgeously readable rhymes! Here are some suggestions to get you started.
After an exhausting and unusual 2020, we’ve got plenty of reasons to be grateful for a new year, not least because of the stellar line up of children’s books we have coming your way over the next few months!Read on for a sneak peek at some of the best new children’s books we’re bringing to you in 2021.
Sometimes a story is best told alongside a beautiful picture, Here's a small selection of some of our favourite 2020 picture books from local creators.
If you’re planning to head to the shops for a last-minute Christmas here's what destitute gourmet wants you to think about!
If you’re new to the world of audiobooks and aren’t sure where to start or if you’re looking for the perfect book to listen to on your summer road trip adventures, we’ve got some great suggestions for you!
From the influence of family to his political rise and the world events that shaped his presidency, Barack Obama covers enormous ground in his Presidential Memoirs, Volume 1: A Promised Land. Here we break down some of the key themes and turning points.
From inauguration through to Operation Neptune’s Spear, take a look at the milestones covered in Barack Obama's riveting memoir.
Here's a selection of children's stories that have received a big thumbs up from Barack and Michelle Obama.