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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  • ericcagordon211
    ericcagordon211Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 8:12 am
    I read this book and it is great I can read it all day
    • valerie535
      valerie535Friday, May 9, 2014 at 8:38 pm
      ericcagordan i like how u read this book everyday!!! Every kid should have a book with them everyday to read
    • AdityaSaturday, May 3, 2014 at 6:14 pm
      I have read the 1st-8th book.
      • mjr924
        mjr924Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 9:42 am3 stars
        i say its okey so far well its not my fav book.
        • pat1932Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 7:13 am
          this book is the best book i've read. i can't wait for the 9th book to release.
          • s8727436
            s8727436Friday, May 2, 2014 at 11:35 am
            i love this book
            • aidanlow
              aidanlowThursday, May 1, 2014 at 6:00 pm2 stars
              This book is SO funny.
              • joel897
                joel897Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 12:52 pm5 stars
                I Love the book it is when Greg Heffley loses his friend Rowley becuase rowley has a girlfriend
                • minioncrayonboy
                  minioncrayonboyThursday, May 1, 2014 at 11:55 am3 stars
                  Greg having a tuff time at school and even broke up with Rowley
                  • NELLY03Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 7:50 am
                    GOOD BOOK
                    • CarrieWednesday, April 30, 2014 at 8:43 pm
                      Jeff kinney's diary of a wimpy kid was the best diary book I've read. First rowley ditches Greg and befriends a girl Abigail, after finding out its impossible to get rowley back. Greg learns to trust a magic 8 ball to help him with his troubles until the ball started causing trouble for Greg itself. When rowley and Abigail got voted for cutest couple category at school Greg threw the magic 8 ball away and worked on his science project instead. After he turned in his silence project the magic 8 ball actually owed Greg for the things that happened to him, so soon Greg got rowley back again.

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