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About Jeff Kinney
Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid series. He is a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for 'Favorite Book' and has been named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time’s 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and later moved to New England where he an his wife own a bookstore, 'An Unlikely Story'.
LATEST BOOK RELEASES:
Jeff Kinney's latest book 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Big Shot' is out on October 27th 2021.
Don't miss 'Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories' which is out now!
PRAISE FOR WIMPY KID:
“Parents and educators applaud it as a visually friendly gateway for unwilling readers.”
NEW YORK TIMES
“The Big Fish in publishing right now.”
“Kinney is right up there with J. K. Rowling as one of the bestselling children’s authors on the planet.”
“One of the most successful authors in the world.”
“In the publishing world, Kinney is a rock star.”
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After a disastrous field day competition at school, Greg decides that when it comes to his athletic career, he’s officially retired. But after his mom urges him to give sports one more chance, he reluctantly agrees to sign up for basketball.
Tryouts are a mess, and Greg is sure he won’t make the cut. But he unexpectedly lands a spot on the worst team.
As Greg and his new teammates start the season, their chances of winning even a single game look slim. But in sports, anything can happen. When everything is on the line and the ball is in Greg’s hands, will he rise to the occasion? Or will he blow his big shot?
See the Wimpy Kid World in a whole new way with the help of Greg Heffley’s best friend in the instant #1 bestsellers Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal, Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure and Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories!
But things take an unexpected turn, and they find themselves stranded at an RV park that’s not exactly a summertime paradise. When the skies open up and the water starts to rise, the Heffleys wonder if they can save their vacation – or if they’re already in too deep.
And don’t miss an all-new fantasy from Greg’s best friend in Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure, the follow-up to the instant #1 bestseller Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal.
And don’t miss Rowley Jefferson's first two awesome friendly books, the instant #1 bestsellers Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal and Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure!
'Writing The Third Wheel has been a lot of fun because there's so much humor to be mined in the world of middle school romance. When the dust settles at the end of the seventh book, the Wimpy universe will be changed in a way that will surprise fans of the series.' says author, Jeff Kinney.
The authorities are closing in, but when a surprise blizzard hits, the Heffley family is trapped indoors. Greg knows that when the snow melts he's going to have to face the music, but could any punishment be worse than being stuck inside with your family for the holidays?
READERS LOVE THE DIARY OF A WIMPY KID SERIES-The USA Today, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal, and # 1 New York Times bestsellers:
'Jeff Kinney's Wimpy Kid is the new wizard of the book biz.' Parade magazine
'The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is the big fish in publishing now.' The Hollywood Reporter
'Diary of a Wimpy Kid is bent on world domination.' Time magazine
'One of the most successful children's series ever published.' The Washington Post
Luckily Greg has his best friend and sidekick, Rowley. But when Rowley's popularity starts to rise, it kicks off a chain of events that will test their friendship in hilarious fashion.
The all-new animated adventure Diary of a Wimpy Kid is streaming December 3 on Disney+.
It's a fight for survival as Greg and Rowley navigate alliances, betrayals, and warring gangs in a neighborhood meltdown. When the snow clears, will Greg and Rowley emerge as heroes? Or will they even survive to see another day?
Life was better in the old days. Or was it?
That's the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn't cut out for an old-fashioned world.
With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home, will Greg find a way to survive? Or is going 'old school' just too hard for a kid like Greg?
Readers love the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series - the USA Today, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal, and #1 New York Times bestsellers:�
'In the publishing world Kinney is a rock star.'� NPR's 'Backseat Book Club'�
'Diary of a Wimpy Kid is bent on world domination.'� Time magazine�
'One of the most successful children's series ever published.'� Washington Post�
'A big hit with reluctant readers and anyone looking for a funny book.'� School Library Journal
But is getting older really all it's cracked up to be?
Greg suddenly finds himself dealing with the pressures of boy-girl parties, increased responsibilities, and even the awkward changes that come with getting older - all without his best friend, Rowley, at his side.
Can Greg make it through on his own?
Or will he have to face the 'ugly truth'?
Greg, a self-confessed 'indoor person,' is living out his ultimate summer fantasy: no responsibilities and no rules. But Greg's mom has a different vision for an ideal summer . . . one packed with outdoor activities and 'family togetherness.'
Whose vision will win out? Or will a new addition to the Heffley family change everything?