Diary of a Wimpy Kid
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The wimpy kid of the title is Greg Heffley, who works hard to fit in and be cool at his middle school. The books are small and simple, filled with hangman-style drawings and text that looks as though it's been scribbled by hand with pencil. In fact, Diary of a Wimpy Kid actually looks like some kid's diary, and that's a big part of the appeal.
With jeans, tennis shoes and a broad, toothy smile, author Jeff Kinney looks a bit like a big kid himself. "I think I felt a
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