Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck (Book 8)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck (Book 8)

By Jeff Kinney
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This is the winner of the Nickelodeon 2014 Kids Choice Awards for 'Favourite Book'. The Wimpy Kid is back! In the most hotly-anticipated children's book release of the year, the hilarious, globally-bestselling and award-winning Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, sees book 8 hit our shelves this November! Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the dice turn things around, or is Greg's life destined to be just another hard-luck story? It is perfect for readers of 8+ and also reluctant readers. You can also discover Greg on the big screen in any one of the three Wimpy Kid Movie box office smashes. 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). As well as being the international bestselling author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney is also an online developer and designer. He is the creator of the children's virtual world, Poptropica. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine's most influential people in the world. His original Diary of a Wimpy Kid was voted 'Best Children's Book of the Last 10 Years' by UK readers. Jeff lives with his family in Massachusetts, USA.
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published on November 5, 2013 by Harry N. Abrams
ISBN-10: 1419711326
ISBN-13: 9781419711329
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  • alphawolf06
    alphawolf06Monday, November 24, 2014 at 3:50 pm
    To me, a little to much romance between Rowley and Abigail.
    • gap430
      gap430Friday, November 21, 2014 at 12:15 pm4 stars
      also a really good book
      • coolFriday, November 21, 2014 at 11:11 am
        i really like this book it is very funny and if i had to grade it i would give it a 10 over 5
        • pokefan111Friday, November 21, 2014 at 9:44 am
          this book is awsome and it has a good story now look in stores for the new book long haul
          • NickFriday, November 21, 2014 at 7:22 am
            This book is awesome when i read it i started to laugh, I wish every one could read it.
            • NickFriday, November 21, 2014 at 7:18 am
              This book is awesome a i wish every one could read it.
              • loveinthm
                loveinthmThursday, November 20, 2014 at 5:12 pm5 stars
                This book is really funny i recommend it to everyone who like to get a good laugh
                • love1236
                  love1236Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 5:06 pm
                  is it funny...... or nah <3 :b
                  • bobo202
                    bobo202Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 2:16 pm
                    i love the book
                    • pipbob09
                      pipbob09Monday, November 17, 2014 at 6:01 pm5 stars
                      I loved this book because have loved the rest of the series if you have not read this series if you like it making more sense try starting with the first book and reading your way all the way up to the long haul if you are the type of person that dos not care really read it in what ever order you want i totally recommend hard luck it is super funny and the whole series will make you LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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