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 his way through family and school life with his best friend, Rowley, then it's time he or she was introduced. Click here to view all the Wimpy Kid titles on one page right here at Lovereading4kids. The first one was voted the Blue Peter Best Book of the Decade!
Greg Heffley has always been in a hurry to grow up. But is getting older really all it's cracked up to be? Suddenly Greg is dealing with the pressures of boy-girl parties, increased responsibilities, and even the awkward changes that come with getting older. And after a fight with his best friend Rowley, it looks like Greg is going to have to face the "ugly truth" all by himself...
Here's the trailer for the hardback edition of this book:
And you can download an activity-filled resource pack from this page, perfect for schools, libraries and Wimpy Kid fans.
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.
It's not essential to read the books in order but in case you want to here's the order...
“Hilarious” – Sunday Telegraph
Publication date: 01/02/2012
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||1st February 2012|
|Publisher:||Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Other Categories:||Audio Books|
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