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  • Published: 30 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143796206
  • Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 1 hr 49 min
  • Narrator: Dan Russell
  • RRP: $13.99

Hard Luck: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK8)




Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance.

Jeff Kinney's 8th book of this hilarious and highly successful series, and Greg Heffley and his friends now have a whole new set of adventures.

Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the dice turn things around, or is Greg's life destined to be just another hard-luck story?

Readers love the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
USA Today, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal, and # 1 New York Times bestsellers.

'In the publishing world, Kinney is rock star.' NPR's 'Backseat Book Club'

'Diary of a Wimpy Kid is bent on world domination.' Time magazine

'One of the most successful children's series ever published.' Washington Post

'A big hit with reluctant readers and anyone looking for a funny book.' School Library Journal

  • Published: 30 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143796206
  • Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 1 hr 49 min
  • Narrator: Dan Russell
  • RRP: $13.99

About the author

Jeff Kinney

Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series and the Awesome Friendly Kid series. He is a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Book and has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England, where he and his wife own a bookstore named An Unlikely Story.

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Awards & recognition

Australian Book Industry Awards

Shortlisted  •  2014  •  International Book of the Year

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