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  • Published: 4 February 2008
  • ISBN: 9780143303831
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $17.99

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK1)




The first book in the phenomenally successful series Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney.

Being a kid can really stink. And no one knows this better than Greg Heffley, who finds himself thrust into high school where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving.

Luckily Greg has his best friend and sidekick, Rowley. But when Rowley's popularity starts to rise, it kicks off a chain of events that will test their friendship in hilarious fashion.

'[This] 'novel in cartoons' should keep readers in stitches, eagerly anticipating Gregs further adventures.' Publishers Weekly

'Laugh-out-loud... lots of fun throughout.' Booklist

  • Published: 4 February 2008
  • ISBN: 9780143303831
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $17.99

About the author

Jeff Kinney

Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Book for his Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time’s 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England in 1995. Jeff lives with his wife and two sons in Massachusetts, where they own a bookstore, An Unlikely Story. For more Wimpy Kid, visit wimpykid.com.

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Awards & recognition

WAYRBA Children's Choice Awards

Winner  •  2009  •  Fiction for Younger Readers

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