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  • Published: 28 January 2009
  • ISBN: 9780143304555
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $14.99

The Last Straw: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK3)




Book 3 in the phenomenally successful Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney.

Greg Heffley will never change his wimpy ways... somebody just better tell Greg's dad that. Frank Heffley actually thinks he can get his son to toughen up and he enlists Greg in organised sports and other 'manly' endeavours. Thus far, Greg manages to side-step his father's efforts, then comes the threat of military school and Greg realises, he has to shape up or ship out!

  • Pub date: 28 January 2009
  • ISBN: 9780143304555
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • 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 a Wimpy Kid series and a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Book. The Meltdown, book 13, was published in October 2018, and was a #1 bestselling book. His latest book, Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal, was published in April 2019 and was an instant #1 global bestseller. 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 the 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

  • WAYRBA Children's Choice Awards

    Shortlisted • 2010 • Younger Readers


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