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

Book 8 of 11 in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series
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Grades 4 - 8Grade 6n/a5.518271
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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  • sanThursday, February 9, 2017 at 8:00 am
    i like this pictures and the jokes and the made me laugh 6 times
    • wThursday, February 9, 2017 at 6:16 am
      this book rocks
      • dtakei
        dtakeiWednesday, February 8, 2017 at 5:34 pm55 stars
        AWESOME
        • clifleboss
          cliflebossWednesday, December 21, 2016 at 11:27 am
          the reason why i decided to read this book because i like to read books that have jokes in them and what i read in this book is their is too character's in the book named Greg and Rowley and the both of them they are best friends but once one of them find a girl friend the other start's to feel left out .
          • terrablades
            terrabladesSunday, November 20, 2016 at 2:53 pm55 stars
            A gripping story with funny pictures and bits. It shows how we can do our diaries (although we do not have diaries that long. People of all ages should read this book and encourages people to use diaries themselves. I thinks it is great.
            • sp-41038
              sp-41038Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 4:51 pm
              This is a very good book
              • booooooooookks!Friday, November 4, 2016 at 8:32 pm
                Best book ever read!:D
                • bookworm100
                  bookworm100Friday, November 4, 2016 at 2:11 pm
                  I love diray of a wimpy kid it is so funny. #tell me what you think one thing I want to know if you have read it
                  • Gamer EpicFriday, November 4, 2016 at 8:01 am
                    WE NEED A MOVIE OF THIS
                    • komal10
                      komal10Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 6:40 pm
                      talks about how the first movie was made

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