24 References edit browne, david (March 20, 2011). "All about Jeff Kinney". Retrieved December 27, 2011. "Ten years ago, jeff Kinney created a new kind of comic hero". Retrieved April 27, 2017. Abrams books said the 12th book, coming november 7, will be called diary of a wimpy kid: The getaway. kinney, jeff (April 2007).
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4 18 There is a second film sale in the diary of a wimpy kid film series that was released on March 25, 2011, 19 which was based on the second book rodrick rules, with Zachary gordon returning as Greg Heffley. Diary of a wimpy kid: Rodrick rules was also filmed in Vancouver, bc, canada. The film also contains some scenes from The last Straw. The third film combines the third and fourth books The last Straw and Dog days, taking stories from both, but mainly from Dog days, from which it took its title. The decision to blend the two films was made to keep up with the ages of the actors. The film was released on August 3, 2012. 20 The likelihood of a fourth live action film was slim. Kinney has announced the possibility for an animated film to be based on diary of a wimpy kid: Cabin fever as the next installment. In an interview for the latest book hard Luck, jeff Kinney stated he was working with Fox on a half-hour special of Cabin fever, which was to be aired in late 2014, 21 22 but has since been delayed. In September 2016, jeff Kinney announced officially the production of a fourth film, diary of a wimpy kid: The long haul, on his Twitter account. 23 Musical edit a musical titled diary of a wimpy kid: The musical is being produced by the Children's Theatre company.
11 The series has sold over 194 million books in more than 30 countries. 15 The series has also generated over 500 million in revenue. 16 main article: diary of a wimpy kid (film series) This section needs to be updated. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. (March 2017) Jeff Kinney announced that a film based on the first book professional would be produced by 20th Century fox. The film was released on March 19, 2010, moved up from an April 2 release date. 17 It was directed by Thor Freudenthal, who also directed Hotel for Dogs. The film starred Zachary gordon as Greg, robert Capron as Rowley (Greg's best friend Steve zahn as Frank (Greg's father rachael Harris as Susan (Greg's mother devon Bostick as Rodrick (Greg's older brother connor and Owen fielding as Manny (Greg's younger brother Chloë grace moretz.
Gammie is Greg's great-grandmother on his father's side. Vice Principal roy the vice Principal at Greg's school. He conducts most of the disciplinary action at his school. Peepaw is Greg's great grandpa on his mother's side (only in Hard Luck ). Achievements legs edit Awards and honors edit commercial success edit diary of a wimpy kid was well received from The Princeton review, gold Card Association, the dallas News, the trr editors, the nw press, and The jj printing Company. The new York times, which ranks children's serials collectively on a "Series books" bestseller list, has included the wimpy kid series for 64 weeks as of August 10, 2015. 10 usa today, which ranks best sellers based on sales alone regardless of genre or intended audience, has listed diary of a wimpy kid in its top 150, peaking at number 8, for 141 weeks as of April 4, 2010. As of the same date, rodrick rules has been on the list for 117 weeks (peaking at number 4 The last Straw has been on the list for 65 weeks (peaking at number 1 dog days has been on the list for all 25 weeks.
Fregley is Greg's weird neighbor and classmate. Chirag Gupta is one of Greg's friends whom he once played a trick on, pretending Chirag to have been invisible, then later pretended he was going deaf. Holly hills is Greg's crush, who once thought he was "Fregley." heather Hills is Holly's sister, and was Greg and Rodrick's crush. Sweetheart otherwise known as Sweetie is the name given to the heffleys' dog who Greg's dad buys in Dog days. Later on, they give him to Greg's grandmother who spoils him and when he appears in later books, he is said to be very overweight. The heffleys' pig was won by manny in The long haul. The pig displays high intelligence, and walks upright in a reference to Animal Farm. Abigail Brown is Rowley's girlfriend in The Third Wheel and in Hard Luck for the majority of pages, however it is later revealed that Abigail only did it to make her previous boyfriend feel bad. Meemaw is Greg's great-grandmother on his mother's side (only in Hard Luck ).
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Audiobooks edit Thirteen audiobooks have been released for the diary of a wimpy kid series. The first six are read by ramon de Ocampo and Dan Russell from number seven. They are presented by recorded books and distributed by audible Inc. Diary of a wimpy kid (April 1, 2007) diary of a wimpy kid: and Rodrick rules (February 1, 2008) diary of a wimpy kid: The last Straw (January 13, 2009) diary of a wimpy kid: Dog days (October 12, 2009) diary of a wimpy kid: The. Rowley jefferson is religion Greg's childish best friend. Rodrick heffley is Greg and Manny's older brother, who is rude, and the drummer in his self-titled band, löded Diper.
He usually is noted for playing tricks on Greg. Manny heffley is Greg and Rodrick's spoiled younger brother, who is known to be a tattletale. Susan Heffley is Greg's mother. She often embarrasses Greg. Frank heffley is Greg's father. He always wants Greg to do sports and "to become a man and doesn't like giving. Gramma is Greg's grandmother on his mother's side.
Will Greg be able to turn this vacation around? 13 The meltdown October 30, 2018 isbn when a wintry blast closes Greg Heffleys middle school, it turns his neighborhood into a battleground, complete with snow forts, alliances, betrayals, and epic snowball fights. Supplementary books edit diary of a wimpy kid do-it-yourself book (published between Rodrick rules and The last Straw ) is an activity book that features a blank section encouraging readers to keep their own journal in the style of the books. The wimpy kid do-it-yourself book: Extended Edition (published after Wimpy kid movie diary 2 and before cabin fever ) is the same book as the first do-it-yourself book, but with extra 60 pages and 16 more full-color comics. The wimpy kid movie diary is a book about the making of the first film, which features stills and brand-new illustrations.
Jeff Kinney dedicated the book to the film's main stars, zachary gordon and Robert Capron. The wimpy kid movie diary 2: Rodrick rules is an updated version of the first book, now featuring stills from the second film Rodrick rules, more new illustrations, and information on how the second film was made. Verification needed The wimpy kid movie diary 3: Dog days is the second updated version of the first book, now adding stills from the third film Dog days, and information on how this film was made. Verification needed The wimpy kid movie diary: The next Chapter covers how the film The long haul was made. It is dedicated to jason Drucker, the actor who played Greg in that movie. 8 toys and games edit Action figures included a minifigure pack (with Greg, rowley, and Fregley a 6-inch Greg Heffley figure, a 6-inch holiday figure based on Cabin fever, and a greg and Rodrick plush doll.
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9 The long haul november 4, 2014 isbn this is the family's second summer trip, but instead, it's a road trip. But with the heffleys, you know what to expect from this disaster. 10 Old School november 3, 2015 isbn the neighborhood is going to cut electricity for the weekend, and as the family's car has a fender bender, it forces type Greg to go to the farm trip. Will Greg survive the electricity-free days? 11 double down november 1, 2016 isbn greg's mom wants him to do something else than video games, so he makes a movie in collaboration with Rowley and joins the music program. 12 The getaway november 7, 2017 isbn instead of celebrating the holidays at home, greg and his family head on a tropical vacation to a resort. But what first starts as an relaxing trip, later turns into a christmas nightmare.
3 The last Straw January 13, 2009 isbn when Greg's father threatens to send Greg to a military academy, greg must find a way to prevent this from happening. 4 Dog days October 12, 2009 isbn summer is here, but when the homework family has not that much money to go to the beach (money is tight at that time it might not be the best summer ever. 5 The Ugly Truth november 9, 2010 isbn greg is growing up, and he will have to face the challenges of this period (like changing dentists, and a school lock-in). 6 Cabin fever november 15, 2011 isbn the family is stranded in the house as snow begins to fall. 7 The Third Wheel november 13, 2012 isbn the valentine's day dance is coming up, and Greg has no one go with. But when Michael Sampson (Abigail's date) will not be going, things turn around. 8 Hard Luck november 5, 2013 isbn greg's friend count is dropping as Rowley now has a girlfriend, named Abigail (continuing the last book).
diary of a wimpy kid into a print series. 6 The book became an instant hit, and the online version received about 20 million views as of 2009; many online readers requested a printed version. Kinney had agreed, and in April 2007, diary of a wimpy kid was published. 5 to date, twelve wimpy kid books have been released, plus one do-it-yourself book and two movie diaries. In April 2009, time named Kinney one of The world's Most Influential people. 7 Chronology edit Title date isbn 1 diary of a wimpy kid April 1, 2007 isbn the introduction to the series introduces the protagonist, Greg Heffley, his best friend Rowley, his middle school problems, halloween, and the Cheese touch. 2 Rodrick rules February 1, 2008 isbn greg must stop Rodrick from revealing the secrets that had happened last summer.
4, the website, poptropica released islands in the theme. Diary of a wimpy kid called Wimpy wonderland and Wimpy boardwalk, both of which credit Kinney in an ambiguous contributor's role. Contents, background edit, in January 1998, diary of a wimpy kid officially began, paper when Kinney brought up an idea about a middle-school weakling named. Greg Heffley, who wrote about his personal life. In may 2004, funBrain and Kinney released an online version. Diary of a wimpy kid. The website made daily entries until June 2005.
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"Diary of a wimpy kid (series redirects here. For the film series, see. Diary of a wimpy kid (film series). Diary of a wimpy kid is a series of fiction books written by the American author and cartoonist. 1 2, all the main books are the journals of the main character, Greg Heffley. Befitting a teen's diary, the books are filled with hand-written notes and simple drawings of Greg's daily adventures. 3, since the release of the online version in may 2004, most of the books have garnered positive reviews and commercial success. As of February 2008, it has been purchased one million times. The first, second, fourth, and ninth installments have been adapted into films first by 20th Century fox.