Diary of a Wimpy Kid (series)

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid  
Author Jeff Kinney
Country United States
Genre(s) Realistic fiction
Release date April 1, 2007  –
Media type Print (paperback), (hardback)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a series of eight 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 | change 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)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck (2013)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2014)

Greg and his brothers are happily sitting in front of the tv when greg's mother comes in and suggests an impromptu family road trip, as suggested by a magazine. They

Characters[change | change source]

Main[change | change 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.

Secondary[change | change source]

  • Holly Hills is Greg's crush in high school.
  • Fregley is a strange kid in the school.
  • Patty Farrell is a girl who is pretty strong and doesn't like Greg.
  • Chirag Gupta is a boy who is small height for his age and from an Indian family
  • Grandpa Heffley is Greg's grandfather, he is one of those very old fashioned grandparents

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