Go behind the scenes with Jeff Kinney and the making of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie!
Ever wondered how they make a movie out of a book? Author Jeff Kinney didn't know either, but discovering how Greg Heffley and everyone else from his bestselling series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, got turned into a live-action movie by 20th Century Fox, was an adventure he definitely wanted to share with you; so here it is!
Complete with still shots form the film, script pages, storyboard sketches, costumes designs and all new original art from Jeff, The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary is a must-have for every Wimpy Kid fan.
About the Author
Jeff Kinney is an online game developer and designer, and a number 1 New York Times bestselling author. In 2009, Jeff was named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World. He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England in 1995. Jeff lives in southern Massachusetts with his wife and their two sons.
Ten Things You Don't Know about Jeff Kinney
1. He still doesn't have to shave too often.
2. His first decent drawing was of a turtle at the age of 3 (Jeff, not the turtle).
3. He plays the piano "very, very poorly."
4. Jeff's brother Scott has written one of the songs in the movie, Diary of A Wimpy Kid.
5. He created the kids' website Poptropica.com.
6. His favourite computer games are the Mario Kart series.
7. His favourite sandwich is peanut butter and jelly (eeeuw).
8. His favourite song is 'Brownville Girl' by Bob Dylan.
9. He has two brothers and a sister.
10. At one stage he studied to become a federal law enforcement officer.
Series: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
For Ages: 7 - 11 years old
For Grades: 3 - 6
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 21st February 2011
Dimensions (cm): 19.1 x 13.1 x 1.3
Weight (kg): 19.1