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

Book 9 of 10 in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series
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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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  • dragonslay
    dragonslayWednesday, June 3, 2015 at 11:24 am55 stars
    AWESOME BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • Apple care poo Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 7:13 am
      I love all the books
      • CaveMonday, June 1, 2015 at 3:59 pm
        I like this. I read this at 2015
        • zztwinz100
          zztwinz100Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 7:02 am
          I have read all the diary of a wimpy kid books and loves them but my favorite one is hard luck!
          • jer403870
            jer403870Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 9:24 am
            My friend last year had this book and it was so funny and such a good book
            • ewertz
              ewertzTuesday, May 12, 2015 at 8:29 am
              It is very funny and it is super good
              • raeraewhatwhat
                raeraewhatwhatFriday, May 8, 2015 at 5:23 am
                i do noty like this book
                • 02am
                  02amThursday, September 3, 2015 at 7:37 am
                  this book is cool and it does'nt suck
                • awesome328
                  awesome328Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 8:40 am
                  i want to read it
                  • luvscience
                    luvscienceFriday, May 1, 2015 at 6:55 am44 stars
                    Another book in the diary of a wimpy kid series. What things could go wrong now? Hasn't there been enough? Nope! There's always something just lurking around the corner for him.
                    • flyinghipo
                      flyinghipoTuesday, April 28, 2015 at 8:01 pm
                      love this book and all the other books in the series.

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