Diary of a Wimpy Kid (series)
|Diary of a Wimpy Kid|
|Release date||April 1, 2007 –|
|Media type||Print (paperback), (hardback)|
Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a series of five books written by Jeff Kinney. It should not be confused with the first book in the series, also called Diary of a Wimpy Kid. The series is about a middle schooler named Greg Heffley and is written like a diary. Greg sometimes does bad things, but he thinks everyone is mean to him.
Books[change | edit source]
- ''Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2007)
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2008)
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw (2009)
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2009)
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth (2010)
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever (2011)
- "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel" (2012)
Films[change | edit source]
Two movies have been made, of the first two books, starring Robert Capron (Rowley) and Zachary Gordon (Greg).
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011) 
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days (2012)
Characters[change | edit source]
- Greg Heffley is a middle schooler who can do bad things, but everything seems to go badly in his life. He likes to play video games and is lazy.
- Rodrick Heffley is Greg's older brother. He is a teenager and likes heavy metal music.
- Manny Heffley is Greg's younger brother. He is a little kid, and his parents spoil (do good things for) him.
- Frank Heffley is Greg's father. He wants Greg to play outside more.
- Susan Heffley is Greg's mother. She is nice, but does not know very much about things that Greg and Rodrick like, and she wants to get them to read more.
- Rowley Jefferson is Greg's best friend, even though he acts like he is about seven years old.