Are you looking for the perfect present to gift to your niece or nephew? Is your child a fan of Jeff Kinney's works? Chances are that he/she is a huge fan! The Wimpy Kid series has been a huge hit, and children as well as teens all over the world love these books. You can be sure The Diary of a Wimpy Kid will make an awesome present.
Perfect for Children of All Ages
This is the first book in the series, so it is perfect even if the child hasn't been acquainted with this bestselling series yet. This book is written in a simple and funny way, so children are very easily drawn into the humorous storyline. The characters are very relatable and life like, so even older children will find these books interesting. The books are not all text either! They are in the form of a diary writings, so the author has included several comical pictures and sketches too.
Interesting Characters and Storyline
The story revolves around Gregory Heffley and the various troubles he faces at home and at school. Since he is in middle school, children who are in the same age group will definitely find the troubles he faces valid and appropriate. Greg's antics keep the reader laughing through the book, as he/she reads on about the misadventures in his life. Rowley Jefferson is Greg's best friend who always stands by him. Rowley is seen as a person who does everything Greg asks him to do. Three year old Manny Heffley is Greg's lovable younger brother, who never gets yelled at (even when he deserves it!). Then there is Rodrick, Greg's older brother. He constantly embarrasses Greg and causes trouble whenever he can.
In this story, we see Greg trying to adapt in a new school environment amongst bullies and friends. We see how Rowley starts to gain popularity, and Greg's reactions to the same. Read Greg's diary entries and see how this culminates for Greg and all the other characters!
Praise for the Book
This book has won several awards, and has successfully sold more than 20 million copies. In 2012, it won the Blue Peter Book Award. It was also the New York Times' Bestseller when it was published first. Besides this, it was made into a movie in 2010. The movie stars Zachary Gordon, and is directed by Thor Freudenthal. So if your child falls in love with this and can't wait for more, you know what to buy him/her next!
To think that this bestselling series was first started as an online comic may be unbelievable now, but it is true. When Jeff Kinney was requested for print versions of his hit comic series, he obliged. Voila! Diary of a Wimpy Kid was born! The book has cover art by Jeff Kinney and Chad W. Beckerman. The cover depicts Greg drawn as a comic on a sheet of notebook paper. This 221 page book is a sure treat for everyone who picks it up, irrespective of their age.
Buy Diary of a Wimpy Kid online on Junglee today, and you'll be gifting several hours of laughter and solid entertainment for your child!