'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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'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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Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney goes back to school to celebrate his latest book

Jeff Kinney wears his pants properly now, not with the waistband high, up near his belly button. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Kinney Rocks Out with Release of 17th ‘Wimpy Kid’ Book, New Disney+ Movie

With the publication of Diper Överlöde—the 17th installment in Kinney’s Diary of Wimpy Kid series—the author has, uh, löded up the van and hit the road for a series of rock concert-style events. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Diary of a small town sensation: how the Wimpy Kid author built his dream bookshop

Growing up, Jeff Kinney discovered Tolkien, comics and computers at his local bookshop. When it closed he was bereft – would opening his own as an adult help to right that wrong?Author Jacqueline Woodson recently spoke about books being either mirrors or windows. Mirrors for seeing ourselves,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-05 09:00:40 UTC ]
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Wimpy Kid author files lawsuit against Zombie Kid publisher

Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, has filed a trademark lawsuit against... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Series Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Is your kid hungry to read more books like this best-selling series? Find more book series like Diary of a Wimpy Kid here, like The Magnificent Makers: How to Test a Friendship by Theanne Griffith and Reggie Brown. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-04-12 10:33:00 UTC ]
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A new indie bookstore named for Octavia Butler is opening in the author’s hometown.

Here’s a piece of good literary news to start the year: a new independent bookstore named after the legendary Octavia E. Butler is opening in Pasadena, California, where the late Sci-Fi icon was born and raised. I took the leap and quit my job to open my very own bookstore. Octavia’s Bookshelf... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-01-03 17:31:27 UTC ]
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Two Indie Bookstores In Chicago Closed Their Doors Right After They Opened—and These Authors Are Trying to Help

Chicago authors are spotlighting the unique plight of two local indies that both closed to walk-in traffic on March 16: one bookstore that was only officially open for one day, and another that had changed ownership two weeks earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Jeff Kinney launches diary writing competition

Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney has launched a diary writing competition for children with his publisher Puffin and the National Literacy Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-20 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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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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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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First Bookstore Dedicated to Self-Published Authors Opens in Florida

Frustrated by a lack of opportunity for indie authors to showcase their work, two Florida writers open a bookstore of their own. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Sneak Peek at Jeff Kinney’s Bookstore

The author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is putting the finishing touches on An Unlikely Story, a general bookstore that he is building from the ground up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-19 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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US Authors Guild Opens First Regional Chapters and Amazon Author-Complaint Resolution

Following its deployment of a traveling team of workshop leaders, the Authors Guild opens a round of regional chapters. It also has just opened a new author-complaint resolution service in direct cooperation with Amazon.com. The post US Authors Guild Opens First Regional Chapters and Amazon... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Trims Authors’ Copyright Lawsuit Against Open AI

A federal judge in California has dismissed a host of claims made by several groups of authors in a now consolidated lawsuit and gave the authors until March 13 to file an amended complaint. The suit’s core claim of direct infringement—which Open AI did not seek to dismiss—remains active. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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