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Jeff Kinney - Author

Jeff Kinney has won six Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, two Children’s Choice Book Awards and, earlier this year, Diary of a Wimpy Kid was voted by schools in the UK as the most popular book in primary schools in the annual What Kids are Reading Awards.

Wimpy Wonderland Island on poptropica.com, a virtual world for kids, remains one of the most visited pages on the popular website.

Kinney’s work has been widely praised for its ability to turn reluctant readers on to books. The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series has been a permanent fixture high up in the UK Nielsen Bookscan Charts as well as the USA Today, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists. Wimpy Kid has been sold in more than 61 editions in 52 languages and appears on bestseller lists around the world. There are now more than 180 million books in the series in print around the globe.

Before the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books were published, stories from the first three books appeared digitally for free on the website www.funbrain.com, where they are still available.

Books in the core series by Jeff Kinney include Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2008), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2009), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw (2009), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2010), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth (2010), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever (2011), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel (2012), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck (2013), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2014) and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School (2015).

Jeff Kinney has also written and illustrated The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book and The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary.

Fans can interact with the brand at www.wimpykidclub.co.uk, on Facebook at WimpyKidBooksUK and on the YouTube.com/WimpyKid channel which has over 3 million views and over 21,000 subscribers.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Jeff Kinney

Old School
Jeff Kinney
Old School is number ten in the multi-million-selling Wimpy Kid series and author Jeff Kinney is on very good form. The generation gap is something of a theme...
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Format: Paperback | Released 26/01/2017
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Double Down
Jeff Kinney
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | In a nutshell: 150 million readers aren't wrong Wimpy Kid Greg Heffley goes all existential in this the latest and as ever much-anticipated episode in the multi-million selling series. Is his...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/11/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Long Haul
Jeff Kinney
February 2016 Book of the Month The best-selling Wimpy Kid is off on a family holiday. Mum is full of good ideas about the trip. Especially about how it can be a useful time for learning! From the start everything...
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Format: Paperback | Released 28/01/2016
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Old School (Diary of a Wimpy Kid book 10)
Jeff Kinney
One of our Books of the Year 2015 - November 2015 Book of the Month Old School is number ten in the multi-million-selling Wimpy Kid series and author...
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Format: Hardback | Released 03/11/2015
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Diary of A Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney
The 1st in the brilliant Wimpy Kid series that has taken the US, and now the UK by storm. The illustrations and story hillariously chart Greg's life at a new school. Jeff Kinney comments on his Best Children's Book of...
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Format: Hardback | Released 03/09/2015
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck Book & CD
Jeff Kinney
The perfect gift for Wimpy Kid fans - now you can read and listen to Hard Luck, book 8 in the award-winning, hilarious Wimpy Kid series! Francesca...
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Format: Mixed media product | Released 29/01/2015
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Hard Luck
Jeff Kinney
Hard Luck, book 8 of the hilarious, globally-bestselling and award-winning Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, is now out in paperback. Francesca Dow, m.d. of Penguin Children's, said: “Millions...
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Format: Paperback | Released 29/01/2015
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Reader ReviewedDiary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Book 9)
Jeff Kinney
December 2014 Book of the Month The best-selling Wimpy Kid is off on a family holiday. Mum is full of good ideas about the trip. Especially about how it can be a useful time for learning! From the start everything...
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Format: Hardback | Released 05/11/2014
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid - The Third Wheel
Jeff Kinney
The best-selling Wimpy Kid charts new aspects of his life in his trademark frank and highly humorous diary. From reflecting on the time before he was born to his struggles to find a date for the Valentine Day's Dance and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 30/01/2014
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck
Jeff Kinney
The Wimpy Kid is back in book 8 of the hilarious, globally-bestselling and award-winning Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Francesca Dow, m.d. of Penguin Children's, said: “Millions of...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/11/2013
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Cabin Fever
Jeff Kinney
The sixth adventure. The best-selling Wimpy Kid Greg Heffley has written a new diary for all his fans. With a giant snow storm raging outside, the Heffley family is trapped inside their small holiday cabin. How can the Wimpy Kid...
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Format: Mixed media product | Released 04/04/2013
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Cabin Fever
Jeff Kinney
The sixth adventure. The best-selling Wimpy Kid Greg Heffley has written a new diary for all his fans. With a giant snow storm raging outside, the Heffley family is trapped inside their small holiday cabin. How can the Wimpy Kid...
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Format: Paperback | Released 31/01/2013
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: the Third Wheel
Jeff Kinney
The best-selling Wimpy Kid charts new aspects of his life in his trademark frank and highly humorous diary. From reflecting on the time before he was born to his struggles to find a date for the Valentine Day's Dance and...
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Format: Hardback | Released 14/11/2012
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: the Third Wheel
Jeff Kinney
The best-selling Wimpy Kid charts new aspects of his life in his trademark frank and highly humorous diary. From reflecting on the time before he was born to his struggles to find a date for the Valentine Day's Dance and...
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Format: CD-Audio | Released 14/11/2012
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid 5: The Ugly Truth
Jeff Kinney
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid continues to be a worldwide phenomenon with global sales of over 27 million so if you know of a 7+ year old who has yet to meet the hapless Greg Heffley as he navigates...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2012
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
Jeff Kinney
The sixth adventure. The best-selling Wimpy Kid Greg Heffley has written a new diary for all his fans. With a giant snow storm raging outside, the Heffley family is trapped inside their small holiday cabin. How can the Wimpy Kid...
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Format: Hardback | Released 16/11/2011
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (Book 4)
Jeff Kinney
Get ready to split your sides laughing as Greg struggles with all the trials and tribulations of school, family and friends that come with being everyone's favourite wimpy kid!
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Format: Mixed media product | Released 01/09/2011
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Box of Books
Jeff Kinney
Jeff Kinney comments on his Best Children's Book of the Last 10 Years win: ‘I'm thrilled and honestly stunned that kids in the UK voted Diary of a Wimpy Kid as the best children's book of the past ten years....
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Format: Multiple copy pack | Released 01/09/2011
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid 4: Dog Days
Jeff Kinney
Get ready to split your sides laughing as Greg struggles with all the trials and tribulations of school, family and friends that come with being everyone's favourite wimpy kid!
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/02/2011
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Dog Days
Jeff Kinney
During his summer vacation, "Wimpy Kid" Greg Heffley, hatches a plan to pretend he has a job at a ritzy country club - which fails to keep him away from the season's dog days, including embarrassing mishaps at a public...
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Format: CD-Audio | Released 25/11/2010
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The Ugly Truth
Jeff Kinney
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth is the massively funny fifth title in the highly-illustrated, bestselling and award-winning Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney. Now available as 2x unabridged audio CD. Perfect for both boys...
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Format: CD-Audio | Released 22/11/2010
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid 5: The Ugly Truth
Jeff Kinney
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid continues to be a worldwide phenomenon with global sales of over 27 million so if you know of a 7+ year old who has yet to meet the hapless Greg Heffley as he navigates...
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Format: Hardback | Released 10/11/2010
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The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: How Greg Heffley Went Hollywood
Jeff Kinney
Imagine all the Wimpy Kid laughs you've had from reading the diaries, all the best bits you talk about with your friends and all the cartoons of Greg Heffley you've had a go at drawing yourself… Now imagine it all...
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Format: Hardback | Released 17/03/2010
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid 4: Dog Days
Jeff Kinney
Here at Lovereading4kids we are delighted to bring you a hot-of-the-press extract of Greg's latest wimpy adventures. Rest-assured this eagerly awaited next instalment lives up to expectations. So get ready to split your sides laughing as Greg struggles with all...
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Format: Hardback | Released 13/10/2009
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid 3: The Last Straw
Jeff Kinney
The ups and downs of Greg's life are wittily exposed in his diary entries, which entertainingly capture the details of interactions with his family, his schools friends and, above all, his dad who is determined that Greg should improve himself...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/08/2009
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney
A book to write yourself, this diary is filled with the prompts any reader needs to make their own Wimpy Kid Diary. Embarrassing, revealing or just plain funny, answering these questions will encourage all kinds of writing amid the jokes.
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/06/2009
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney
Take a peek into Greg's diary and find out the story of his life – and especially about his relationship with his older brother Rodrick. Wittily told in words and pictures, this diary charts the trials and tribulations of a...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/02/2009
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney
Winner of the Blue Peter Best Book of the Decade. The 1st in the brilliant Wimpy Kid series that has taken the US, and now the UK by storm. The illustrations and story hillariously chart Greg's life at a new school.
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/07/2008
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