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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  • margotcreekside
    margotcreekside4/7/20144 stars
    This such a funny book!!!!!!
    • Biggest Fan4/6/2014
      Great book Jeff Kinney!
      • srirag123
        srirag1234/6/20145 stars
        I really liked this book . I wish i was Greg Heffly .
        • Gregory4/5/2014
          best book ever!
          • aisha4/4/2014
            it is good and I like the book it is very good I all was read it is very good.
            • lunest
              lunest4/3/20145 stars
              it is so funny!
              • lucash11
                lucash114/3/20145 stars
                good job.
                • leafstar
                  leafstar4/3/20145 stars
                  Good book.
                  • redheadperson22
                    redheadperson224/2/20144 stars
                    I haven't read it in a while, but if I remember correctly...Greg starts using a Magic 8 ball to make decisions. What I thought of it: Got it for my birthday. It was fine, but not my favorite. Nothing really memorable.
                    • mineman47
                      mineman474/2/20145 stars
                      I love da book

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