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Jeff Kinney

Born on 19 February, 1971 in Maryland, USA, Jeff Kinney was brushing up his artistic skills from a very early age. The first of his drawings that he can remember was of a turtle when he was just 3 years old. He started working on Greg Heffley and the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series in 1988 and it took 19 years for the first book to be published in 2007. His distinctive cartoons were originally published on Funbrain.com and were already wildly successful by the time the books went into print. Presented in cartoon diary format, the Wimpy Kid books follow Greg and his family as they embark on a number of misadventures and have won many awards, as well as introducing reluctant readers to the joys of books.



Jeff Kinney Books

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9780241351802 - Jeff Kinney
    WKJK 9 years +
    9 years +
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    Containing books 1-11 in Jeff Kinney's bestselling (10 million and counting!) series all the way up to Double Down, plus a Do-it-Yourself activity book, this is a collection that belongs on every young reader's bookshelf. Zoo-wee-mama!

    Greg is an average American schoolboy, but he has a habit of getting into embarrassing but hilarious situations. These laugh-out-loud books follow his journal as he makes observations on his days and doodles away.

    From classic road trips to tales of hard luck and the terrifying prospect of finding a date for Valentine's Day, these misadventures are sure to have children (and you!) laughing out loud.
    This collection contains books 1-11 in Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
    Format: paperback
  • WKG2 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
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    Greg Heffley and his family return for another laugh-out-loud misadventure in The Getaway - the twelfth book in Jeff Kinney's all-conquering Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

    It's getting cold and Christmas is coming so the Heffleys decide there's only one thing to do: head off to a tropical island to escape the stress of the season and enjoy some much-needed rest and relaxation.

    A few days in paradise is meant to work wonders but, as ever with the Heffleys, things are never that simple. They suffer sun poisoning, stomach trouble, venomous creatures and so much more.

    Can anything save their holiday or will the getaway end up being a grand disaster? Complete with the trademark illustrations and plenty of funny situations and observations, this is a must for any Wimpy Kid fan.
  • DDE2 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
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    The eleventh story in Jeff Kinney's all-conquering Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Double Down finds the pressure really piling up on Greg Heffley.

    Greg's mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she asks him to put down the controller and 'explore his creative side'. As if that wasn't enough, Halloween is coming around quick and he's getting frights from every angle.

    He finds a bag of gummy worms and this sparks an idea... could he make a movie to get his mom off his back? And could his directorial debut make him rich and famous? You just know things won't go quite to plan.
  • 6DWK 7 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    7 years +
    (12)
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    Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a worldwide bestseller that is cracking kids up from New York to Newcastle!

    When Greg finds himself thrust into a new school where undersize weaklings like him share the corridors with other kids who are taller, meaner and already shaving, he decides to piggyback on the popularity of his friend Rowley and finally become cool.

    Children from 9+ will love reading the hilarious story of how Greg and Rowley's friendship is tested to the limits!
  • 6RRU 7 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    7 years +
    (4)
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    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules is the second volume in Jeff Kinney's Wimpy Kid series and is just as hilarious as the first! Packed with wacky cartoon illustrations, this giggle-out-loud diary is perfect for encouraging reluctant readers to get stuck into a book.

    Greg 'Wimpy Kid' Heffley is determined to be seen as 'cool' at school, but he has to battle to hide a hideously embarrassing incident from his past and a big brother who enjoys tormenting him at every turn. Life couldn't be more of an uphill struggle. Readers from 9+ will identify with Greg and his totally stomach-churning traumas!
  • AEPHJ 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
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    Imagine all the Wimpy Kid laughs you've had from reading the diaries, all the best bits you talk about with your friends and all the cartoons of Greg Heffley you've had a go at drawing yourself. Now imagine it all - on screen! "The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary" goes behind the scenes of each of the three Wimpy Kid movies to tell the story of Greg Heffley from the funniest cartoon character ever, to a real live person on the big screen. A full-colour diary complete with photographs, script pages, storyboard sketches, costume designs, and more hilarious Wimpy Kid drawings by Jeff Kinney. "The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary" is the perfect companion to the phenomenally bestselling series.
  • AAAGZ 7 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    7 years +
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    Greg's dad, Frank, is on a mission - a mission to make this wimpy kid, well, less wimpy. All manner of 'manly' physical activities are planned, but Greg just about manages to find a way out of them. That is until military academy is mentioned and Greg realizes that he's going to have to come up with something very special to get out of this one...
  • ACMVV 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
    (2)
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    This is the next mega-selling instalment in the hilarious "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series. Greg's mom has a vision of 'family togetherness' that really doesn't sound a whole lot of fun. But there's a brand-new addition to the Heffley family to contend with and it looks like Greg might be outnumbered. It could be a real dog of a summer.
  • ADLWG
    Jeff Kinney
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    Now everyone can have their own Wimpy Kid diary! Draw your own Wimpy-Kid-style cartoons, fill in facts and lists, check out the full-colour comics inside and even write your own Wimpy Kid journal, just like Greg. This title now comes with dozens of pages of new content and a brand new cover.
  • AAQGT 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
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    Now on audio CD - this is the fourth mega-selling instalment in the hilarious "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series. Greg's mom has a vision of 'family togetherness' that really doesn't sound a whole lot of fun. But there's a brand-new addition to the Heffley family to contend with and it looks like Greg might be outnumbered. It could be a real dog of a summer ...Unabridged on 2 x CDs, this title is read by Ramon de Ocampo.
  • AAQGS 9 years +
    9 years +
    (2)
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    Catch the hapless Greg Heffley as he navigates his way through family and school life with his best friend, Rowley, by his side in a brand new "Wimpy Kid" adventure! It is unabridged on 2 x CDs.
  • ALRWU 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
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    The Third Wheel is the hilarious seventh book in the brilliant, bestselling and award-winning Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. This book is perfect for readers of 8+ and all the millions of Wimpy Kid fans. Also now a box office-busting major motion franchise with the third Wimpy Kid movie, Dog Days released in the UK in August 2012! Love is in the air, but what does that mean for Greg Heffley? A Valentine's Day dance at Greg's school has turned his world upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he's worried he'll be left out in the cold on the big night. His bestfriend, Rowley, doesn't have any prospects either but that's small consolation. Then an unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves Rowley the odd man out. But a lot can happen in one night, and in the end, you never know who's going to be lucky in love...Share in the hilarious adventures of everyone's favourite wimpy kid, Greg Heffley, in the highly-anticipated seventh book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. 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). Winner of Blue Peter's Best Book of the Last 10 Years award. Jeff Kinney is an online game developer and designer, and a number 1 New York Times bestselling author. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Powerful People in the World. Jeff is also creator of Poptropica.com, which was names one of Time magazine's 50 Best Websites. He lives in Massachusetts, USA.
  • AGFVH 9 years +
    9 years +
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    "The Ugly Truth book & CD" is a gorgeous gift edition of the bestselling fifth title in the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series by Jeff Kinney. Perfect for holidays and long car journeys! Greg Heffley has always been in a hurry to grow up. But is getting older really all it's cracked up to be? Suddenly Greg is dealing with the increased pressures of boy-girl parties, increased responsibilities, and even the awkward changes that come with getting older. And after a big fight with his best friend Rowley, it looks like Greg is going to have to face the "ugly truth" all by himself. Praise for "Diary of a Wimpy Kid": "The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series". ("Sun"). "Kinney is right up there with JK Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet". ("Independent"). "Hilarious". ("Telegraph"). "The Diary of A Wimpy Kid" series is an international bestseller, having sold over 50 million copies worldwide, and has now been made into three blockbuster films. The original "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" book has recently won the Blue Peter Award for the Best Children's Book of the Last 10 Years. As well as being a bestselling author, Jeff is also an online developer and designer. He lives with his family in Massachusetts, USA.
  • AFNFJ 9 years +
    9 years +
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    "The Third Wheel" is the hilarious next book in the brilliant, bestselling and award-winning "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series. Available here as 2 x unabridged CDs. Perfect for readers of 8+ and all the millions of Wimpy Kid fans. Also now a box office-busting major motion franchise with the third "Wimpy Kid" movie, "Dog Days" released in the UK in August 2012! Love is in the air, but what does that mean for Greg Heffley? A Valentine's Day dance at Greg's school has turned his world upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he's worried he'll be left out in the cold on the big night. His bestfriend, Rowley, doesn't have any prospects either but that's small consolation. Then an unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves Rowley the odd man out. But a lot can happen in one night, and in the end, you never know who's going to be lucky in love...Share in the hilarious adventures of everyone's favourite wimpy kid, Greg Heffley, in the highly-anticipated seventh book in the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series. 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"). Winner of Blue Peter's Best Book of the Last 10 Years award. Jeff Kinney is an online game developer and designer, and a number 1 "New York Times" bestselling author. Jeff has been named one of "Time" magazine's 100 Most Powerful People in the World. Jeff is also creator of Poptropica.com, which was names one of Time magazine's 50 Best Websites. He lives in Massachusetts, USA.
  • AMCNU 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
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    We love Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid books here at Book People and Hard Luck - the eighth book in the worldwide bestselling series - might just find the luckless Greg Heffley and his family in their most embarrassing situation(s) yet.

    Greg's losing streak just won't come to an end - best friend Rowley has ditched him for a girl; he just can't make new friends in middle school and his family are still annoying... In an effort to improve things, Greg decides he'll leave all future decisions to the roll of a dice - but will he be lucky?

    Fresh, funny and full of situations children aged 9 and over will recognise, this is a laugh-out-loud book sure to delight them (and more than a few grown-ups who browse through).
  • AQGEE 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Get ready, book 10 in the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is coming! 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
  • AVYKI 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
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    Get ready, Book 11 in the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is coming! The pressure's really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his 'creative side'. As if that's not scary enough, Halloween's just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle. When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie ...and will he become rich and famous in the process? Or will doubling down on this plan just double Greg's troubles?
  • WIK2 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
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    Can you believe that Greg Heffley and his family have been entertaining children all over the world for 10 years now? The tenth book in the bestselling series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School finds Greg's town voluntarily going electronics-free - and you can imagine how well this has gone down!

    Full of Jeff Kinney's trademark zeal and comic strip illustrations, Greg is missing modern life and its conveniences. As tensions mount both in and outside the Heffley household, Greg has to find a way to survive or decide if he is cut out for going 'old school'...

    A hilarious page-turner that adults will be chuckling at almost as much as the children.
  • BBCNC
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    Go on a movie-making journey of epic proportions in The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: The Next Chapter Making a movie is a lot like going on a road trip. There are twists and turns and lots of surprises along the way. Hit the road with author and illustrator Jeff Kinney and get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the latest 20th Century Fox movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. Find out what it takes to film a flock of seagulls invading a mini-van. Learn about a robot pig and an animatronic three-year-old. And discover everything that goes into making a feature film. Complete with exclusive set photos, storyboards and original cartoons by Jeff Kinney. The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: the Next Chapter is the perfect book for anyone who's ever wondered how a movie gets made. But buckle up: You're in for a wild ride.
  • LOH2 7 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    7 years +
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    Greg Heffley is back - and this time he's heading on the road with his family... could there be anything worse? Zoo-wee-mama! The ninth book in the worldwide bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will have the whole family howling with laughter.

    Suitable for children aged 9 and over, the Wimpy Kid books have not only delighted keen readers but also those who have been reluctant to discover the joys of reading and this book finds the Heffleys taking in an epic road trip.

    We think Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul might just be Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney's funniest book yet - your children will love it, and you'll be chuckling along, too.
  • BMFCN 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
    (1)
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    Perfect for getting even the most reluctant readers absolutely hooked, the tales of Greg Heffley, his friends and his family in Jeff Kinney's unique, diary-meets-comic book remains a worldwide sensation.

    In this sixth instalment of the hit Wimpy Kid series, Greg finds himself in trouble at school (again) but this time he is actually innocent... for the most part anyway. Then a surprise blizzard means the worst thing EVER happens - Greg is trapped indoors with his family.

    Maybe the punishment that awaits him at school doesn't seem so bad after all...
  • BMFCO 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
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    The Ugly Truth is the fifth book in Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series and is now out in paperback. Our geeky hero, Greg Heffley, encounters girl trauma as he's reached the age where parties involve this strange species too. Wacky illustrations and lots of laugh-out-loud madness are guaranteed to keep readers 9+ engrossed!
  • AAWUH 7 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    7 years +
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    Now in paperback - this is the next mega-selling instalment in the hilarious "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series. Greg's mom has a vision of 'family togetherness' that really doesn't sound a whole lot of fun. But there's a brand-new addition to the Heffley family to contend with and it looks like Greg might be outnumbered. It could be a real dog of a summer...
  • AJLQJ 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel Book & CD is the perfect way to read and listen to the seventh title in the hilarious award-winning and chartbusting Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Love is in the air, but what does that mean for Greg Heffley? A Valentine's Day dance at Greg's school has turned his world upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he's worried he'll be left out in the cold on the big night. His bestfriend, Rowley, doesn't have any prospects either but that's small consolation. Then an unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves Rowley the odd man out. But a lot can happen in one night, and in the end, you never know who's going to be lucky in love...Share in the hilarious adventures of everyone's favourite wimpy kid, Greg Heffley, in the highly-anticipated seventh book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. 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 Winner of Blue Peter's Best Book of the Last 10 Years award). Jeff Kinney is an online game developer and designer, and a number 1 New York Times bestselling author. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Powerful People in the World. Jeff is also creator of Poptropica.com, which was names one of Time magazine's 50 Best Websites. He lives in Massachusetts, USA.