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Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid - inside look at AMAZING GUY

What’s this!? A superhero based on kindness and friendship? It can only be… AMAZING GUY!


Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal Jeff Kinney

Get ready for a whole new look into Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid! Introducing the newest Wimpy Kid author—Rowley Jefferson!

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