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  • Published: 7 November 2017
  • ISBN: 9780143782797
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $14.99

The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK12)




Book 12 in the phenomenal, best-selling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney.

Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town. With the cold weather and the stress of the approaching holiday season, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family. But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Sunburn, stomach troubles, and venomous critters all threaten to ruin the family's vacation. Can their trip be saved, or will this island getaway end in disaster?

  • Published: 7 November 2017
  • ISBN: 9780143782797
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $14.99

About the author

Jeff Kinney

Jeff Kinney is the #1 USA Today, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Diary of Wimpy Kid series and a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Book. Wrecking Ball, book 14, was published in November 2019, and was an instant #1 global bestseller. Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure was published in August 2020, was an instant #1 New York Times bestseller, and has remained on the New York Times bestseller list since publication. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time’s 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England in 1995. Jeff lives with his wife and two sons in Massachusetts, where they own a bookstore, An Unlikely Story.

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Awards & recognition

WAYBRA Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted  •  2019  •  Younger Readers

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