Based on the adventures of a little boy called Gregory Heffley or Greg, the series of stories, ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ has been described as a ‘novel in pictures’ that have specifically been designed for the age-group between eight to twelve.
In this particular story, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel, the protagonist is on a quest to find a perfect date for the year’s Valentine’s Day dance at school. His best friend Rowley, who is also the social chairperson of the committee, offers his help and sets him up with Abigail Brown.
After a series of events and flurry of activities, the dance is finally here. However, everything turns topsy-turvy when Greg notices his date coming down with chicken pox. What will Greg do now? Will he freak out or be able to keep his calm? After all, this was certainly not what he had planned for this special night.
About the author
Jeffrey Patrick Kinney, born in 1971, is an American author, cartoonist and designer of online games. While attending the University of Maryland, College Park, he started his own comic strip, titled Igdoof. He is also the creator of Poptropica, a website designed for children. Kinney had first published Diary of a Wimpy Kid online. On public demand, Diary of a Wimpy Kid was released in a book form in 2007 and it became a New York Times bestseller. Jeff Kinney was named on TIME's list of 100 most influential People in the world in 2009. He lives in Plainville, Massachusetts.
Author : Jeff Kinney
Publisher : Penguin UK
Binding Type : Paperback
Language : English
ISBN-13 : 978-0141348568