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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'?

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143304999

    November 10, 2010

    Puffin

    240 pages

    RRP $14.95

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    • Readings
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  • Hardback

    9780670074990

    November 10, 2010

    Viking

    228 pages

    RRP $17.95

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781742538907

    October 31, 2012

    Penguin eBooks

    288 pages

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    • iBooks
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  • Audio Book

    9780141335445

    December 22, 2010

    Puffin

    2 pages

    RRP $14.99

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Awards and Recognition

  • 2011
    BILBY Children's Choice Awards
    Shortlisted
  • 2011
    BILBY Children's Choice Awards
    Shortlisted

Also by Jeff Kinney

Double Down: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK11)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK1)
Old School: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK10)
The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: The Next Chapter
Rodrick Rules: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK2)
The Long Haul: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK9)
Dog Days
The Last Straw: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK3)
Cabin Fever: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK6)
Hard Luck: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK8)
The Third Wheel: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK7)
Do-it-Yourself Volume 2: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary Volume 3
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Book Journal
The Getaway
The Wimpy Kid School Planner (2018 ed.)
Old School

Recommendations

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
The Shepherd's Crown
Double Down: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK11)
Why I Love Footy
The Shepherd's Crown
Mr Bambuckle's Remarkables
How To Be A Bawse
My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up
Clementine Rose and the Surprise Visitor 1
The Adventures Of Nanny Piggins 1
The Twits
Wolfie
Lgb Where Do Giggles Come From
The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner
Who's in the Loo?
It Wasn't Me!
Finding Audrey
The Dinosaur That Pooped The Past!
The Prince and the Porker
The Bolds