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Jeff Kinney - Author

About the Author

The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is an international bestseller and has now been made into three blockbuster films. As well as being a bestselling author, Jeff is also an online developer and designer. He was named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2009. He lives with his family in Massachusetts, USA. www.wimpykidclub.co.uk

Featured books by Jeff Kinney

Double Down

Double Down

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2016

Get ready, Book 11 in the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is coming! The pressure's really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his 'creative side'. As if that's not scary enough, Halloween's just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle. When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie ...and will he become rich and famous in the process? Or will doubling down on this plan just double Greg's troubles?

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Old School

Old School

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/11/2015

Get ready, book 10 in the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is coming! Life was better in the old days. Or was it? That's the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn't cut out for an old-fashioned world. With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home, will Greg find a way to survive? Or is going 'old school' just too hard for a kid like Greg? Praise for Jeff Kinney: The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid. (Sun). Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet. (Independent). The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - Diary of a Wimpy Kid. (Big Issue).

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The Long Haul

The Long Haul

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/11/2014

Get ready, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul is coming! Greg Heffley and his family hit the road in author-illustrator Jeff Kinney's ninth installment of the phenomenal bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Praise for Jeff Kinney: The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid . (Sun). Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet . (Independent). The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - Diary of a Wimpy Kid . (Big Issue). Hilarious . (Telegraph). As well as being the international bestselling author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney is also an online developer and designer. He is the creator of the children's virtual world, Poptropica. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine's most influential people in the world. His original Diary of a Wimpy Kid was voted 'Best Children's Book of the Last 10 Years' by UK readers. Jeff lives with his family in Massachusetts, USA.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/11/2013

The Wimpy Kid is back! In the most hotly-anticipated children's book release of the year, the hilarious, globally-bestselling and award-winning Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, sees Book 8 hit our shelves this November! Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the dice turn things around, or is Greg's life destined to be just another hard-luck story? This book is perfect for readers of 8+ and also reluctant readers. You can also discover Greg on the big screen in any one of the three Wimpy Kid Movie box office smashes. Praise for Jeff Kinney: The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid . (Sun). Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet . (Independent). The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - Diary of a Wimpy Kid . (Big Issue). Hilarious . (Telegraph). As well as being the international bestselling author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney is also an online developer and designer. He is the creator of the children's virtual world, Poptropica. Jeff has been named one of TIME magazine's most influential people in the world. His original Diary of a Wimpy Kid was voted 'Best Children's Book of the Last 10 Years' by UK readers. Jeff lives with his family in Massachusetts, USA.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Cabin Fever

Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Cabin Fever

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/01/2013

The hilarious, award-winning and global bestseller Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever is now in paperback! The sixth instalment in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series - it's perfect for readers of 8+ and also reluctant readers. And you can also discover Greg on the big screen in any one of the three Wimpy Kid Movie box office smashes. Greg Heffley is in big trouble. School property has been damaged and Greg is the prime suspect. But the crazy thing is, he's innocent! Or at least sort of. The authorities are closing in, but then a surprise blizzard hits and the Heffley family is trapped indoors. Greg knows that when the snow melts he is going to have to face the music but could any punishment be worse than being stuck inside with your family? Praise for Jeff Kinney: The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid . ( Sun ). Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet . ( Independent ). The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - Diary of a Wimpy Kid . ( Big Issue ). Hilarious . ( Telegraph ). Jeff Kinney is an online game developer and designer, and a number 1 New York Times bestselling author. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Powerful People in the World. Jeff is also creator of Poptropica.com, which was names one of Time magazine's 50 Best Websites. He lives with his family in Massachusetts, USA.

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Other books by Jeff Kinney

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid (Book 1)

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid (Book 1)

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: eBook Release Date: 29/03/2018

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney, read by Dan Russell. Let me get something straight: this is a JOURNAL, not a diary. This was Moms idea, not mine. But if she thinks Im going to write down my feelings in here or whatever, shes crazy. The only reason I agreed to do this at all is because I figure later on when Im rich and famous, this book is gonna come in handy. But for now Im stuck with a bunch of morons. Today is the first day of school, so I figured I might as well write in this book to pass the time. Just dont expect me to be all Dear Diary this and Dear Diary that.

Last Straw (Diary of a Wimpy Kid book 3)

Last Straw (Diary of a Wimpy Kid book 3)

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: eBook Release Date: 29/03/2018

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney, read by Dan Russell. You know how youre supposed to come up with a list of resolutions at the beginning of the year to try to make yourself a better person? Well, the problem is, its not easy for me to think of ways to improve myself, because Im pretty much one of the best people I know. But Gregs dad has other ideas. He wants Greg to change his wimpy ways, toughen up and enlist in other manly endeavours. And when he threatens to send Greg to military academy, Greg realizes he has to shape up . . . or get shipped out.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 2)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 2)

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: eBook Release Date: 29/03/2018

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney, read by Dan Russell. Whatever you do, dont ask Greg about his summer vacation because he definitely doesnt want to talk about it . . . Its a brand-new year and a brand-new journal and Greg is keen to put the humiliating (and secret!) events of last summer firmly behind him. But someone knows everything - someone whose job it is to most definitely not keep anything embarrassing of Gregs private - his big brother, Rodrick. How can Greg make it through this new school year with his not-quite-cool reputation intact?

The Last Straw (Diary of a Wimpy Kid book 3)

The Last Straw (Diary of a Wimpy Kid book 3)

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 29/03/2018

Penguin presents the audio CD edition of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney, read by Dan Russell. You know how you're supposed to come up with a list of resolutions at the beginning of the year to try to make yourself a better person? Well, the problem is, it's not easy for me to think of ways to improve myself, because I'm pretty much one of the best people I know. But Greg's dad has other ideas. He wants Greg to change his wimpy ways, toughen up and enlist in other 'manly' endeavours. And when he threatens to send Greg to military academy, Greg realizes he has to shape up . . . or get shipped out.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 2)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 2)

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 29/03/2018

Penguin presents the audio CD edition of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney, read by Dan Russell. Whatever you do, don't ask Greg about his summer vacation because he definitely doesn't want to talk about it . . . It's a brand-new year and a brand-new journal and Greg is keen to put the humiliating (and secret!) events of last summer firmly behind him. But someone knows everything - someone whose job it is to most definitely not keep anything embarrassing of Greg's private - his big brother, Rodrick. How can Greg make it through this new school year with his not-quite-cool reputation intact?

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid (Book 1)

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid (Book 1)

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 29/03/2018

Penguin presents the audio CD edition of Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney, read by Dan Russell. Let me get something straight: this is a JOURNAL, not a diary. This was Mom's idea, not mine. But if she thinks I'm going to write down my feelings in here or whatever, she's crazy. The only reason I agreed to do this at all is because I figure later on when I'm rich and famous, this book is gonna come in handy. But for now I'm stuck with a bunch of morons. Today is the first day of school, so I figured I might as well write in this book to pass the time. Just don't expect me to be all Dear Diary this and Dear Diary that.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11)

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/01/2018

It's the eleventh book in the bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series! The pressure's really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his 'creative side'. As if that's not scary enough, Halloween's just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle. When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie . . . and will he become rich and famous in the process? Or will doubling down on this plan just double Greg's troubles? Praise for Jeff Kinney: 'The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - The Sun 'Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet' - Independent 'Hilarious' - Telegraph

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway (book 12)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway (book 12)

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 07/11/2017

Get ready, Book 12 in the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is coming! Join Greg on a family holiday he'll never forget! To escape the stress of the holidays, the Heffleys decide to get out of town and go to a resort instead of celebrating Christmas at home. But what's billed as a stress-free vacation becomes a holiday nightmare. The funniest books you'll EVER read. Praise for Jeff Kinney: 'The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - Sun 'Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet' - Independent 'The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - Big Issue 'Hilarious' - Telegraph

Getaway

Getaway

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: eBook Release Date: 07/11/2017

Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town. With the cold weather and the stress of the approaching holiday season, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family. But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Sunburn, stomach troubles, and venomous critters all threaten to ruin the family's vacation. Can their trip be saved, or will this island getaway end in disaster?

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway (book 12)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway (book 12)

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: eBook Release Date: 07/11/2017

Puffin presents the audiobook edition of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway by Jeff Kinney, read by Dan Russell. Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town. With the cold weather setting in and the stress of the Christmas holiday approaching, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family. But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isnt everything its cracked up to be. Sun-poisoning, stomach troubles and venomous creatures all threaten to ruin the familys vacation. Can their trip be saved, or will this island getaway end in disaster? Praise for Jeff Kinney: The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinneys Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Sun Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling childrens authors on the planet - Independent The most hotly anticipated childrens book of the year is here - Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Big Issue Hilarious - Telegraph

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway (book 12)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway (book 12)

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2017

The new hilarious story from Jeff Kinney is the best yet in the brilliant, bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series! Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town. With the cold weather setting in and the stress of the Christmas holiday approaching, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family. But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Sun-poisoning, stomach troubles and venomous creatures all threaten to ruin the family's vacation. Can their trip be saved, or will this island getaway end in disaster? Whether a loyal fan already or new to the Wimpy Kid books, THE GETAWAY is the perfect book for young readers this Christmas. With engaging writing, hilarious illustrations on every page and an action-packed holiday-based plot, THE GETAWAY is a winner. Praise for Jeff Kinney: 'The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - Sun 'Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet' - Independent 'The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - Big Issue 'Hilarious' - Telegraph

Dyddiadur Dripsyn: Gwsberan, Y

Dyddiadur Dripsyn: Gwsberan, Y

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/07/2017

The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: The Next Chapter (The Making of The Long Haul)

The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: The Next Chapter (The Making of The Long Haul)

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/04/2017

Go on a movie-making journey of epic proportions in The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: The Next Chapter Making a movie is a lot like going on a road trip. There are twists and turns and lots of surprises along the way. Hit the road with author and illustrator Jeff Kinney and get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the latest 20th Century Fox movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. Find out what it takes to film a flock of seagulls invading a mini-van. Learn about a robot pig and an animatronic three-year-old. And discover everything that goes into making a feature film. Complete with exclusive set photos, storyboards and original cartoons by Jeff Kinney. The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: the Next Chapter is the perfect book for anyone who's ever wondered how a movie gets made. But buckle up: You're in for a wild ride.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2017

In the tenth book, more bad luck follows Greg Heffley in Jeff Kinney's laugh out loud series! I really don't understand why Mom thinks we need to go BACKWARDS, anyway. From what I can tell, the old days weren't that much fun. Life was better in the old days. Or was it? That's the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn't cut out for an old-fashioned world. With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home, will Greg find a way to survive? Or is going 'old school' just too hard for a kid like Greg? Join the millions of 7+ readers all around the world who love reading about Greg's misadventures. The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is perfect for avid and struggling readers. Praise for Jeff Kinney: 'The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - The Sun' Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet' - Independent

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11)

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: eBook Release Date: 01/11/2016

Book 11 in the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is out now! The pressures really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his creative side. As if thats not scary enough, Halloweens just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle. When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie . . . and will he become rich and famous in the process? Or will doubling down on this plan just double Gregs troubles?

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11)

Author: Jeff Kinney Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/11/2016

Book 11 in the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is out now! The pressure's really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his 'creative side'. As if that's not scary enough, Halloween's just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle. When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie . . . and will he become rich and famous in the process? Or will doubling down on this plan just double Greg's troubles?