Diary of a Wimpy Kid (series)
|April 1, 2007 –|
|Media type||Print (paperback), (hardback)|
Diary of a Wimpy Kid is an ongoing series of currently ten 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)
- Diary of a wimpy Kid: Old School (2015)
- Diary of a wimpy Kid: Double Down (2016)
- Diary of a wimpy Kid: The Getaway (2017)
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) 
- 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 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.
- Abigail Brown is Greg's ex-girlfriend and is featured in The Third Wheel and Hard Luck. She is also Rowley's girlfriend.