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Is ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ more difficult than ‘The Grapes of Wrath’? The flaw in reading levels.

So many kids are told to read at their ‘level.’ But there are problems in the system that assigns them. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Wimpy Kid’s best friend takes centre stage in new Kinney novel

Puffin, part of Penguin Random House Children’s, will this April publish Jeff Kinney’s first novel outside of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, about protagonist Greg Heffley’s best friend Rowley Jefferson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' to be translated into Scots

Itchy Coo, the Scots language imprint for children at Black & White Publishing, is translating Jeff Kinney’s bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid into Scots. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2018: From Wimpy Kid to Bill Clinton

Young readers and teens will find a feast of programming at this year’s show—and there’s also plenty for their parents to check out, too. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kinney celebrates 10 years of Wimpy Kid

Penguin Random House Children's held a breakfast at the Ritz to celebrate 10 years of publishing Jeff Kinney's Wimpy Kid novels, and to thank the retailers and journalists who have supported the series. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wimpy Kid 'movie diary' out in May

Puffin has announced the latest in Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid series as a “behind-the-scenes look” of the upcoming film. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book and Reading Data Points from Amazon.com

The bestselling books over the holidays at the e-tailer were 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down,' 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' and a children's backlist book. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Kinney Takes Minneapolis

Jeff Kinney was in Minneapolis last Friday for the premiere of 'Wimpy Kid: The Musical,' followed by a Saturday book signing at Wild Rumpus Books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amulet signs up four more international publishers for Wimpy Kid

Amulet Books has signed deals with four more international publishers for Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid series, bringing the number of international deals up to 48. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's Brings Beloved Kids' Character to Life -- and Tops U.K. Book Sales

This week saw an unexpected new title shoot to the top of the U.K's official book charts: "Mog's Christmas Calamity," by children's author Judith Kerr. Aged 92, Kerr has penned a new book featuring "Mog," a cat beloved to generations of British kids but what's really unusual is that she wrote... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Latest Wimpy Kid novel revealed

Jeff Kinney's 10th Wimpy Kid novel will be called Old School, and will be published simultaneously around the world. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School, will be published on 3rd November in the UK, US, Canada and Australia, as well as foreign-language markets such as Germany, Japan, Turkey and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wimpy Kid 'Bookseller' Opens Enthusiastic CI 3

The sold-out conference featured the country's newest indie bookstore owner Jeff Kinney. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zoe Sugg's Girl Online is fastest selling book of the year

YouTube star Zoella’s first book sells 78,000 copies in its first week, the highest first week’s sales of a new author ever! Girl Online, the first novel by Zoe Sugg AKA “Zoella” has pushed Jeff Kinney’s newest Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul off the top of the chart as the fastest selling... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Minchin to leave Penguin for Riot

Penguin Children’s publicity director Adele Minchin is to leave Penguin after 14 years to join PR agency Riot Communications as associate director. At Penguin, Minchin devised PR campaigns for the likes of Eoin Colfer, Meg Rosoff, Emma Thompson and Madonna, as well as helping mastermind digital... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wimpy Kid becomes fastest seller of 2014

Jeff Kinney's The Long Haul (Puffin) has retained its spot on the UK Official Top 50 for the second straight week by posting the best weekly sale of 2014, and in the process becoming the fastest selling book of the year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' author Jeff Kinney says he will open a bookstore

Jeff Kinney says he plans to open a bookstore in his town of Plainville, Mass., aimed at breaking even within five years. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kinney's Wimpy Kid keeps number one spot

Jeff Kinney's eighth Diary of a Wimpy Kid novel, Hard Luck (Puffin), has retained top spot in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo adds magazines, kids store to its online offerings

Kobo's not quite done with the news tonight. In addition to an e-reader, three tablets and Pocket integration, the Canadian-turned-Japanese company has also got some announcements on the content side of things. First up is the addition of magazines to its store, bringing titles from Conde Nast,... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wimpy Kid overall winner at BMS marketing awards

Puffin's campaign for Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel by Jeff Kinney [pictured] was... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kinney tops charts again in tough week

Jeff Kinney's new Diary of a Wimpy Kid novel, The Third Wheel (Puffin), has proved the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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