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  • Published: 30 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143796176
  • Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 2 hr 24 min
  • Narrator: Dan Russell
  • RRP: $13.99

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth (Book 5)




Book 5 in the phenomenally successful Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney.

Greg Heffley has always been in a hurry to grow up. But is getting older really all it's cracked up to be?

Greg suddenly finds himself dealing with the pressures of boy-girl parties, increased responsibilities, and even the awkward changes that come with getting older - all without his best friend, Rowley, at his side.

Can Greg make it through on his own? Or will he have to face the 'ugly truth'?

  • Published: 30 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143796176
  • Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 2 hr 24 min
  • Narrator: Dan Russell
  • RRP: $13.99

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

BILBY Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted  •  2011  •  Younger Readers

WAYRBA Children's Choice Awards

Winner  •  2012  •  Younger Readers

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