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New Release: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

51CH5aL1yrL._SL160_by Jeff Kinney
Amulet Books | 224pgs
Release Date: October 12, 2009

Tweens and adults will delight in the fourth installment of Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Middle Schooler Greg Heffley has planned the perfect summer vacation: playing video games all day long, with the curtains closed. What could be better? Unfortunately, his mom has other ideas. Will her plans of outdoor activities (gasp!) and family bonding ruin Greg’s ultimate vacation? Readers will have to pick up the new book to find who wins this battle of the wills.

Kinney spent years working on the Diary of a Wimpy Kid concept before it made its debut as a comic strip on Funbrain.com in 2004. His unique narrative voice and humorous stick figure drawings immediately struck a chord with tweens and their parents. The popularity of the on-line story soon landed Kinney a five-book deal, with each of his previous installments topping the best sellers list. Anticipation has been high for the arrival of Dog Days, and early critic reviews assure that the new book will not disappoint.

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  1. Thuy
    October 12th, 2009 at 14:07 | #1

    My 11 year-old loves the Wimpy series. I’ll have to rush him to the library to check it out. Thanks for posting the review Holly.

  2. October 12th, 2009 at 14:19 | #2

    Always happy to pass along info about a good book. Let us know how you like it.

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