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series, 4th grade- used with other books. THis is a make your own version. ( )
  RachelHollingsworth | Feb 24, 2015 |
Kinney, Jeff
The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book (Diary of a Wimpy Kid)
2011. 224 pp. $12.95 hb. Harry N. Abrams. 0810989956. Grades 2-6.

Tags: children, comic, humor, journal, activity, interactive, writing, illustrate, funny, fiction

As a compliment to the Wimpy Kid series, this interactive book is meant to engage the reader and encourage writing as well. The book contains 32 pages of comics, all brightly illustrated with simple stick figures with bulging eyes and silly quote bubbles. Though adults may find the humor flat, these comics will certainly have young readers giggling aloud. The reader is then encouraged to create his own comic strips, using suggested topics and crude templates. Other open-ended activities offer a plethora of opportunities for personal expression, both in writing and illustrating. This book is meant to be written in, so it may not be the best choice for a public library. On the other hand, it would make a addition to a personal library, especially for the reluctant reader or writer. ( )
  ginawilliams | Oct 23, 2014 |
Este livro contém atividades, histórias em quadrinhos e muito mais. O leitor ainda poderá contar a sua história neste diário.
  melissa.gamador | Sep 9, 2014 |
I got this book for Christmas and it is super fun! I´ve been filling it with all my ideas and I am having a good time. ( )
  Mikelodeon | Jan 17, 2014 |
Characters: Greg Heffley, Rowley(Greg's best friend),Rodrick Heffly,

Setting: 7th grade-Middle School

Theme: Middle Schools, Friendship, Diaries, and 7th grade.

Genre: Juvenile - Fiction & Literature

Golden quote: "Have you EVER gotten a hair cut that was so bad you needed to stay home from school? Have you ever had to put sun tan lotion on a grown up?"

Audience: 4th grade to adults

Summary:"Now you can write your own bestseller!" With The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book, you're the author, illustrator, and main character. Filled with loads of interactive pages and plenty of space to write your own life's story, this book is all you need to create your masterpiece. Whatever you do, make sure you put it someplace safe after you finish. Because when you're rich and famous, this thing is going to be worth a fortune. Children are able to become the writers of their own comic book which allows them to be creative and get inspired by Greg and Rowley.

Curriculum ties: Art-Students can create their comic book/diary with this book. Students can also draw pictures that are similar to those of the Diary. Writing-Students can get first hand experience writing their own comic.

Personal response:This is really a great How-To-Book because it has very clear instructions and it is easy to fallow. I really like it because it can be used with students of multiple levels of language understanding.
  daisycisneros | Apr 11, 2013 |
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Now every kid can write like a Wimpy Kid! An exciting companion to the bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.


“First of all, let me get something straight: This is a journal, not a diary.”


This innovative interactive journal based on Greg Heffley’s own “diary” lets kids express themselves in an exciting new way. In Diary of a Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book, kids will be asked: What was the best dream you ever had? The worst thing you ever ate? The best secret you ever heard? The most trouble you ever got in for something that wasn’t even your fault to begin with? This Do-It-Yourself Book features art throughout, along with ruled and blank pages for readers to create their own stories, keep their own diaries, and record their favorites and least faves. Includes a bonus full-color comics section featuring the collected cartoons of Greg Heffley and his best friend, Rowley.


16 pages of full-color comics!


 “Move over, Harry Potter. . . . There’s a new set of titles dominating the bestseller list for kids’ chapter books, and there’s nothing ‘fantasy’ about these.”—Andrea Yeats on NPR’s All Things Considered


“Perfectly pitched wit and believably self-centered hero . . .”—The New York Times


“Charming and hilarious from the get-go. . . . [Kinney has] an uncanny eye for the depredations and triumphs of middle school life.” —The Boston Globe


“The writing is sharp, and the artwork, though deceptively simple, is both entertaining and expressive . . . adding comic punch to these funny-because-they’re-true scenes . . .” —Bookpage


“Perfect for someone about to go to middle school, perfect for parents to help ease their child into this new phase. . . . Kinney has done a wonderful service for preteens by talking about all those awful, embarrassing, and good moments.” —The San Diego Union Tribune


F&P level: T

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"Wimpy kid" Greg Heffley provides instructions for other kids to create their own journals.

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Penguin Australia

2 editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.

Editions: 0143505041, 0670076651

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