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Happy Birthday, Jeff Kinney!

Happy Birthday, Jeff Kinney!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Jeff Kinney! Jeff’s birthday is February 19th – what better way to celebrate than by reading his books?!

There are a whopping ten books in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, not to mention The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book, The Wimpy Kid Movie and The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary!

How many of Greg Heffley’s awesome antics have you read about?

Did you know?

  • Diary of Wimpy Kid was one of the Top 10 most borrowed books from libraries last year!
  • Jeff’s favourite computer games are the Mario Kart series
  • His favourite sandwich is peanut butter and jelly

Lots of you have written some great reviews of Jeff’s books right here on the Summer Reading Challenge site!

Here are some of our favourites:

“I think other people should read this book because it’s very well written and its illustrations are fantastic and the best thing about it is that you can read for as long as you like but not get bored.” – Corporal Pablo Partridge, Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Dog Days

“Its really funny with so much humour packed in. I like this book a lot because Greg really speaks his mind and you can actually picture him in your school! This book is such a laugh and a great read!” – Principal Viper Sherbet,
Diary of a Wimpy Kid – The Ugly Truth

“It is so awesome! I love the way he writes and just the humour of his books. I think Jeff Kinney is my favourite author. LOVE IT!” – Superintendent Hercules Submarine, Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Cabin Fever

Have you read any of Jeff Kinney’s books? Add them to your profile to leave your own reviews and unlock badges

What’s your favourite Diary of a Wimpy Kid book?

Who’s your favourite character: Greg? Rowley? Rodrick (no way!)?

What books by other authors would you recommend to Wimpy Kid fans?

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