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Inside the Wimpy Kid Series

Is your child a Wimpy Kid fan? Get the scoop on the books, the author, and the feature films based on the hit series. Written by FamilyEducation's own Jeff Kinney, these webcomics-to-books have captured the hearts of kids and adults alike. Perfect for reluctant readers, especially boys, the books and films portray the everyday struggles and silliness of life as an awkward middle-schooler.

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Not Just Another Comic


The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series debuted as a webcomic in 2004 on the website Funbrain.com. The popular comic was published in hardcover in April of 2007, and the first book was also released online in daily entries. The series now includes five books and has been at the top of the New York Times Best-Seller list for children's books for years.

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