Diary of a Wimpy Kid (series)

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid
AuthorJeff Kinney
CountryUnited States
GenreRealistic fiction
Publication date
April 1, 2007  –
Media typePrint (paperback), (hardback)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid is an ongoing series of currently fourteen books written by Jeff Kinney. The series is about a middle school student named Greg Heffley. The books are written in the style of Greg's diary. The books contain many drawings, all with no color.

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)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School (2015)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down (2016)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway (2017)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown (2018)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball (2019)

In 2019, a book called Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal was released. It is written by Greg's best friend, Rowley.

Movies[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)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017)

Characters[change | change source]

Main[change | change source]

  • Greg Heffley is a middle school student who wants to be popular. He is mean and does not think about others' feelings.
  • Rodrick Heffley is Greg's older brother. He is a teenager who likes heavy metal music. Rodrick plays the drums in his band.
  • Manny Heffley is Greg's younger brother. Greg thinks that his parents like Manny more than him and Rodrick.
  • Frank Heffley is Greg's father. He thinks Greg is weak. Frank wants Greg to stop playing video games and play sports instead.
  • Susan Heffley is Greg's mother. She is nice, but does not know very much about things that Greg and Rodrick like. She does not like technology and smartphones.
  • Rowley Jefferson is Greg's best friend. Greg thinks he is not mature. Rowley is nicer than Greg.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Box Office Mojo > Search". www.boxofficemojo.com.