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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway

Written by Jeff Kinney

Part of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series

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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.

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Jeff Kinney comments on his Best Children’s Book of the Last 10 Years win as voted by Blue Peter viewers : ‘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. When I saw the terrific books on the Blue Peter shortlist, I thought mine didn't stand a chance. I'm so grateful to all of the Wimpy Kid fans in the UK who have supported my books right from the beginning. I've had the pleasure of meeting a lot of them over the past year and I can't wait to come back to say 'thank you' for this great honour in person!’

You can download a fun new facebook app, Cheese Touch - and find out lots more about Wimpy Kid at the Wimpy Kid Club!

You can also discover Greg on the big screen in any one of the three Wimpy Kid Movie box office smashes.  His original Diary of a Wimpy Kid was voted 'Best Children's Book of the Last 10 Years' by UK readers.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway Synopsis

The new hilarious story from Jeff Kinney is the best yet in the brilliant, bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series! 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.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway Press Reviews

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.

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ISBN: 9780141376677
Publication date: 07/11/2017
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141376677
Publication date: 7th November 2017
Author: Jeff Kinney
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 224 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Family / Home Stories, Humorous
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Audio Books

About Jeff Kinney

A World Book Day Author 2019 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 ...

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