Boys don’t keep diaries—or do they?

The launch of an exciting and innovatively illustrated new series narrated by an unforgettable kid every family can relate to

It’s a new school year, and Greg Heffley finds himself thrust into middle school, where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving. The hazards of growing up before you’re ready are uniquely revealed through words and drawings as Greg records them in his diary.

In book one of this debut series, Greg is happy to have Rowley, his sidekick, along for the ride. But when Rowley’s star starts to rise, Greg tries to use his best friend’s newfound popularity to his own advantage, kicking off a chain of events that will test their friendship in hilarious fashion.

Author/illustrator Jeff Kinney recalls the growing pains of school life and introduces a new kind of hero who epitomizes the challenges of being a kid. As Greg says in his diary, “Just don’t expect me to be all ‘Dear Diary’ this and ‘Dear Diary’ that.” Luckily for us, what Greg Heffley says he won’t do and what he actually does are two very different things.

Since its launch in May 2004 on, the Web version of Diary of a Wimpy Kid has been viewed by 20 million unique online readers. This year, it is averaging 70,000 readers a day.
F&P level: T
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published on April 1, 2007 by Amulet Books
ISBN-10: 0810993139
ISBN-13: 9780810993136
731 Book Reviews
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  • roblox
    robloxFriday, July 14, 2017 at 2:58 pm55 stars
    Read all the books :D
    • anna4444
      anna4444Friday, July 14, 2017 at 2:58 pm
      I like it a lot !!!!!
      • gilbert27
        gilbert27Friday, July 14, 2017 at 2:58 pm
        • rainbow600
          rainbow600Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 5:40 pm
          I know, I am crazy
          • rainbow600
            rainbow600Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 5:40 pm
            THIS IS SOOOOOOOOOO FUNNY!!!!!!!
            • sofia-luvs-kats
              sofia-luvs-katsThursday, July 6, 2017 at 12:34 pm55 stars
              This book is sooooo.......... FUNNY!!!!!!!! It tells you about a middle schooler's life.
              • sofialuvscats
                sofialuvscatsSaturday, June 10, 2017 at 11:07 am
                This is a really funny book to read and as well fun to watch in a movie
                • jhan
                  jhanFriday, June 9, 2017 at 4:55 pm44 stars
                  it is very funny! it is about a boy named greg who is in middle school. He is not very good in school .
                  • ausox
                    ausoxThursday, June 8, 2017 at 9:38 am55 stars
                    I enjoy this series because it had a good story line and good jokes. I also enjoyed the comic strips that were in the book.
                    • peypey
                      peypeyThursday, June 1, 2017 at 11:12 am55 stars
                      I think this book is funny and I can never stop reading this book.

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