Synopses & Reviews
Now every kid can write like a Wimpy Kid!
An exciting companion to the bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
First of all, let me get something straight: This is a journal, not a diary.”
This innovative interactive journal based on Greg Heffleys own diary” lets kids express themselves in an exciting new way. In Diary of a Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book, kids will be asked: What was the best dream you ever had? The worst thing you ever ate? The best secret you ever heard? The most trouble you ever got in for something that wasnt even your fault to begin with? This Do-It-Yourself Book features art throughout, along with ruled and blank pages for readers to create their own stories, keep their own diaries, and record their favorites and least faves. Includes a bonus full-color comics section featuring the collected cartoons of Greg Heffley and his best friend, Rowley.
16 pages of full-color comics!
Move over, Harry Potter. . . . Theres a new set of titles dominating the bestseller list for kids chapter books, and theres nothing fantasy about these.”Andrea Yeats on NPRs All Things Considered
Perfectly pitched wit and believably self-centered hero . . .”The New York Times
Charming and hilarious from the get-go. . . . [Kinney has] an uncanny eye for the depredations and triumphs of middle school life.” The Boston Globe
The writing is sharp, and the artwork, though deceptively simple, is both entertaining and expressive . . . adding comic punch to these funny-because-theyre-true scenes . . .” Bookpage
Perfect for someone about to go to middle school, perfect for parents to help ease their child into this new phase. . . . Kinney has done a wonderful service for preteens by talking about all those awful, embarrassing, and good moments.” The San Diego Union Tribune
F&P level: T
Based on the diary of character Greg Heffley, this innovative journal lets kids express themselves. With artwork throughout, it includes blank pages for readers to create their own stories, keep their own diaries, and record their favorite things. of full-color comics.
Greg Heffley is in big trouble. School property has been damaged, and Greg is the prime suspect. But the crazy thing is, heand#8217;s innocent. Or at least sort of.
The authorities are closing in, but when a surprise blizzard hits, the Heffley family is trapped indoors. Greg knows that when the snow melts heand#8217;s going to have to face the music, but could any punishment be worse than being stuck inside with your family for the holidays?
Greg Heffley is not willing to be the odd man out.
A dance at Greg's middle school has everyone scrambling to find a partner, and Greg is determined not to be left by the wayside. So he concocts a desperate plan to find someoneandmdash;anyone!andmdash;to go with on the big night.
But Greg's schemes go hilariously awry, and his only option is to attend the dance with his best friend, Rowley Jefferson, and a female classmate as a andquot;group of friends.andquot; But the night is long, and anything can happen along the way. Who will arrive at the dance triumphantly, and who will end up being the third wheel?
In the latest installment of the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, author-illustrator Jeff Kinney brings the series back to its roots, as Greg starts a new school year and faces a challenge he never couldand#39;ve imagined.
About the Author
Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and five-time Nickelodeon Kidsandrsquo; Choice Award winner for Favorite Book. Jeff has been named one of Time magazineandrsquo;s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time magazineandrsquo;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 Plainville, Massachusetts, where he owns a bookstore, An Unlikely Story.