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The tables are turned in Jeff Kinney’s new comic adventure and the wimpy kid telling the story and steering the action is Rowley Jefferson, Greg Heffley’s best friend. As Greg’s long-suffering sidekick he deserves his turn in the spotlight, though as he apologetically points out, most of the book is still about Greg. The boys’ escapades, quarrels and daft schemes are just as funny as when we hear them via Greg. No-one does the straight to camera narrative style of the diary better than Kinney and no matter how straight Jeff tells it, our understanding of the action is often quite different to his. This is as authentic and funny as the original Wimpy Kid books and makes just as irresistible reading.
A DIARY OF A WIMPY KID STORY that will have you rolling with laughter, from number one bestselling author Jeff Kinney!
Hi my name is Rowley Jefferson and this is my book. Now I have a diary just like my friend Greg...
Rowley's best friend Greg Heffley has chronicled his middle-school years in thirteen Diary of a Wimpy Kid journals. Now it's Rowley's turn to give his side of the story. But Rowley has agreed to tell Greg's story along the way, too. (After all, Greg says one day he will be rich and famous and the world will need to know how he managed it).
But Rowley's stories about Greg might not be quite what his friend had in mind...
Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet - Independent
Praise for Jeff Kinney:
'The books contain meaty themes to do with family and friendship [...] more please'. The Telegraph
'No-one does the straight to camera narrative style of the diary better than Kinney ... This is as authentic and funny as the original Wimpy Kid books and makes just as irresistible reading.' - Andrea Reece, LoveReading4Kids Reviewer
'Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet'- Independent
'The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - Sun
'Hilarious' - Telegraph
|Publication date:||9th July 2020|
|Publisher:||Puffin an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Family / Home Stories, Humorous, School Stories|
A World Book Day Author 2019. Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Book for his Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. In 2018 Jeff Kinney was found to be the most popular author in schools in the UK in the annual What Kids are Reading Awards. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of poptropica.com, which was named one of Time’s 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in the Washington, ...More About Jeff Kinney