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Series: Diary of a Wimpy Kid


THE THIRD WHEEL by Jeff Kinney
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"It's time for the Wimpy Kid machine to grind to a halt. (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 8-12)"
Greg Heffley, that most profoundly unlikable of antiheroes, is back with another litany of complaints. Read full book review >
CABIN FEVER by Jeff Kinney
Released: Nov. 15, 2011

In a world where "Wimpy Kid-like" has become a shorthand to describe a certain type of book, what is there to say about the sixth volume in the groundbreaking series?

It certainly delivers what series fans have grown to expect: "hand-lettered" text on lined, faux-journal pages and cartoon vignettes depicting the opinions and misadventures of antihero and diarist Greg Heffley. Read full book review >

RODRICK RULES by Jeff Kinney
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

In a second set of entries—of a planned three, all first published in somewhat different form online in installments—slacker diarist Greg starts a new school year. Read full book review >

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID by Jeff Kinney
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2007

First volume of a planned three, this edited version of an ongoing online serial records a middle-school everykid's triumphs and (more often) tribulations through the course of a school year. Read full book review >