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)

Films[change | change source]

Three movies have been made, of the first four books, as "Dog Days" was a mix of "The Last Straw" and "Dog Days" starring Robert Capron (Rowley) and Zachary Gordon (Greg).

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011) [1]
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days (2012)

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]

  • Holy Hills is Greg's girlfriend.
  • 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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