Jeff Kinney
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Jeff Kinney

Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid series. He is a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for 'Favorite Book' and has been named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time’s 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and later moved to New England where he an his wife own a bookstore, 'An Unlikely Story'. LATEST BOOK RELEASES: Jeff Kinney's latest book 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Big Shot' is out on October 27th 2021. Don't miss 'Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories' which is out now! PRAISE FOR WIMPY KID: “Parents and educators applaud it as a visually friendly gateway for unwilling readers.” NEW YORK TIMES “The Big Fish in publishing right now.” HOLLYWOOD REPORTER “Kinney is right up there with J. K. Rowling as one of the bestselling children’s authors on the planet.” INDEPENDENT “One of the most successful authors in the world.” FORBES “In the publishing world, Kinney is a rock star.” NPR Visit wimpykid.com for all the latest Wimpy Kid news!
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