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Greg Heffley is just a wimpy kid facing all the challenges of middle school.

Selfish, lazy, greedy, cheeky and mischievous, he is also very funny and is prone to moments of kindness. 

Being a kid can really stink. And no one knows this better than Greg Heffley, who finds himself thrust into high school where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving.

Luckily Greg has his best friend and sidekick, Rowley. But when Rowley's popularity starts to rise, it kicks off a chain of events that will test their friendship in hilarious fashion.

Written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney.

The number one bestselling series is perfect for reluctant and enthusiastic readers alike between 6–13 years old.

The latest from the Wimpy World

Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure

Beloved characters Rowley Jefferson and Greg Heffley are reimagined in an epic quest by internationally bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series,Jeff Kinney.

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Wimpy & Awesome Friendly activities, articles and videos

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Awesome Friendly activity pack

Everything you need to celebrate the new Jeff Kinney release.

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Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure (Book Trailer)

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Greg Heffley's home activities

Wimpy Kid Greg has a few helpful suggestions for activities at home.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway

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Jeff Kinney fast facts

Get to know Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney.

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Jeff Kinney Australia Call Out

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Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid series available now in audio

We are excited to announce that Jeff Kinney's entire Wimpy Kid series is available for the first time in audiobook format.

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A new Wimpy Kid story from Jeff Kinney

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Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal Extract

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