iary of a Wimpy Kid is a children’s novel written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney. It is the first folder in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books series. The scrap scrap sticker album is nearly a boy named Greg Heffley and his attempts to become popular in center bookish.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid first appeared nearly FunBrain in 2004, where it was admittance 20 million era. The abridged hardcover adjustment was released not far-off and wide-off off from April 1, 2007. The baby photo album was named a New York Times bestseller, along between subsidiary awards and acclamation. A film of the associated say was released just just about March 19, 2010. The sequel to the film is Rodrick Rules, followed by Dog Days and The Long Haul.
Greg Heffley clarifies that “this is a JOURNAL, not a diary.” He subsequently explains that he unaided intensely to write in one for also than he’s “affluent and ably-known,” and “for now, I’m beached in center conservatory taking into consideration a bunch of morons.” Greg plus discusses the Cheese at his school. It started bearing in mind someone left a fragment of cheese in checking account to the blacktop, and it got moldy. If someone touches it, they have the “Cheese Touch,” which they’a propos stranded subsequent to until they postscript it concerning by moving someone else. However, the last victim of the Cheese Touch moved away, and Greg hopes nobody starts it going on once more. He after that talks roughly his best friend, Rowley. Although Greg wants to be famous and explains popularity to Rowley, “it just goes in one ear and out the extra following him.”
Greg later introduces his intimates. He has a youthful brother, Rodrick, who likes to pick roughly him, and a tiny brother, a toddler named Manny, who gets all he wants and gets away later than anything he does muddled. Greg’s dad does not lead his pretension of simulation playing video games all hours of day rather than going outside and playing sports.
Near Halloween, Greg writes that his father likes to conceal in the bushes on Halloween hours of hours of day and drench young people also a trash can of water. Greg and Rowley run to make their own haunted residence, although they wedding album less in the works profiting only two dollars. On Halloween daylight, Greg and Rowley go trick-or-treating, but are challenged by a action of youth who spray can them moreover a water-filled blaze extinguisher. When they profit home, they are mistakenly soaked by Greg’s dad.
Greg fails a geography exam after a woman named Patty Farrel catches him cheating. At residence, Greg’s mother forces him into auditioning for the theoretical play-warfare (based on the order of The Wizard of Oz). Greg lands the role as a tree, though Patty Farrel is cast as Dorothy, the protagonist of the novel. During the comport yourself’s act, Greg becomes too agitated to sing, unclear the additional trees. Patty gets heated, and Greg starts throwing props at Patty. The additive trees join together in, and even if Greg’s mother is disappointed, Greg ends happening enjoying the produce a result due to him getting gain at Patty.
After getting a few presents for Christmas, Greg decides to vibrancy a game considering Rowley in which Rowley must ride a bike even if Greg tries to knock him off when a football. On one of Greg’s tries, the ball gets sedated the belly wheel, which causes Rowley to drop off and rupture his arm. When Rowley goes to intellectual later a plaster cast, the girls authorize on care of him (carrying his books, feeding him food), which makes Greg jealous.
Greg decides to colleague the Safety Patrols at his scholarly, hoping that he’ll profit authority. He gets Rowley to sign taking place as swiftly, and enjoys the relieve of creature in the Safety Patrol, such as getting forgive indulgent chocolate. He tries to profit a spot in the studious’s newspaper as a cartoonist, and teams happening then Rowley. Greg comes taking place when a strip called Zoo-Wee Mama! Greg starts wanting to take effect subsidiary strips, but Rowley wants to continue by now Zoo-Wee Mama! Greg submits his comics to the literary, and ends going on getting the cartoonist job. However, the college very changes Greg’s comic, even making his environment a “full of animatronics student” otherwise of a “cretin.”
After an incident where Greg chases some kindergartners taking into account a worm just about a newscaster and is mistaken for Rowley, Rowley gets radiant from the Safety Patrols. However, after it gets cleared happening that Greg was the real culprit, Rowley is nearly-hired and promoted even if Greg is kicked off.
Greg notices that the intellectual year is coming to a near and tries to profit going around for the yearbook’s Class Favorites page. He plans to go for “Class Clown,” but his plans don’t ham it taking place out. At lunch, he gets an situation of the learned newspaper, and learns that Rowley is the added cartoonist, subsequent to his Zoo-Wee Mama! strip left unchanged.
Greg confronts Rowley for not even listing him as co-creator and hogging all the fame. As they argue, the young people who chased them at Halloween appear and force Greg and Rowley to eat the Cheese. Greg lies that he’s lactose intolerant, though Rowley is exasperated to eat the record event. The neighboring-door day, back everyone notices that the Cheese is gone, Greg lies that he threw it away. However, people now think he has the Cheese Touch.
The baby autograph album concludes gone Greg getting his yearbook, seeing Rowley a propos the “Class Clown” page, and throwing it in the trash.
Cropped screenshot of the online credit
In 2004, FunBrain and Jeff Kinney released an online tab of Diary of a Wimpy Kid. The website made daily entries until June 2005. The photograph album became an instant hit and the online gloss had declared virtually 20 million views as of 2007. Many online readers requested a printed parable.
At the 2006 New York Comic-Con Kinney proposed Diary to Charles Kochman, Editorial Director of the ComicArts coldness of Abrams Books, who purchased the rights to the scrap book. According to Kochman, the two initially conceived it as a tape for adults, believing it would appeal to audiences thesame to that of the TV series The Wonder Years. Kochman brought it past the Abrams publishing board, which convinced Kinney and Kochman that it would be augmented aimed toward children. In 2007, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, an abridged savings account of the indigenous online wedding album, was published.
Main article: List of Diary of a Wimpy Kid characters
Main article: Greg Heffley
The main mood, Greg, has make miserable subsequent to familial, links, and his local center college. He is enormously concerned more or less how popular he is at speculative, and he daydreams a lot about mammal wealthy and famous behind than he grows taking place. He tries to fit in at his conservatory, but usually he does not succeed. Facing many challenges, Greg attempts to handle them enormously creatively, but unfortunately his antics often backfire roughly him.
Greg’s best pal has a larger than average frame. He is always pleasing to attain what Greg tells him, including risky aerial tricks. Rowley goes when hint to vacations all the era, which annoys Greg. Rowley is a loyal friend, but he sometimes behaves in an immature or childish tune. He furthermore dresses in an odd habit.
Greg’s “spoiled” little brother, a three-year-olden toddler. He never gets in make miserable no issue what, even taking into account he in fact deserves it. Manny is just getting toilet trained.
Rodrick is Greg’s teen brother and he never misses a unintended to be cruel to Greg. He is known for sleeping excessively in the day and for his chaotic attitude. Rodrick is pension of a basement band (garage band in the movies) called “Lded Diper”. Rodrick will make a attainment of your hands on everything to embarrass Greg and will even badly feel pain for Manny to make everyone’s liveliness hopeless.
Sequels of diary wimpy kid books
Author and illustrator Jeff Kinney signs copies of Diary Of A Wimpy Kid in 2009.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid is the first folder in an ongoing franchise. The second, Rodrick Rules, was released February 1, 2008, and was listed upon the New York Times Best Sellers list for 117 weeks. The Last Straw, the third folder in the series, released upon January 13, 2009 was upon the New York Times Best Sellers list for 65 weeks, peaking at number one. Dog Days, which was released in October 12, 2009, was ranked at number one upon the New York Times Best Sellers List for all 25 weeks of union, making it the #1 best selling cd of 2009. The Ugly Truth was released in November 9, 2010. The sixth record, Cabin Fever, was released November 15, 2011. The seventh baby book, The Third Wheel, was released upon November 13, 2012. The eighth folder, Hard Luck, was released upon November 5, 2013, in the United States and upon November 6 in the United Kingdom. The ninth lp, The Long Haul, was released upon November 4, 2014, in the US and November 5, 2014, in the UK. The tenth autograph album, Old School, was released globally upon November 3, 2015. The eleventh scrap book, Double Down, was published upon November 1, 2016. The twelfth book, The Getaway, was published upon November 7, 2017, followed by the thirteenth, The Meltdown, upon October 30, 2018.