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Double Down  : Diary of a Wimpy Kid : Book 11 - Jeff Kinney

Double Down

Diary of a Wimpy Kid : Book 11

Paperback

Published: 1st November 2016
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
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The latest book in the phenomenally successful Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by bestselling author Jeff Kinney. One of the most anticipated books of the year, tens of millions of fans all over the world read this series.

The pressure’s really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his “creative side.”

As if that’s not scary enough, Halloween’s just around the corner and the frights are coming at Greg from every angle. When Greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea.

Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie ... And will he become rich and famous in the process? Or will doubling down on this plan just double Greg’s troubles?

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Double Down
 
4.7

(based on 7 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to read (6)
  • Deserves multiple readings (5)
  • Well written (5)
  • Page-turner (4)
  • Engaging characters (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Gift (5)
  • Travel reading (5)
  • Younger readers (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Bookworm (4), Everyday reader (3)

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5.0

good book for older kids

By 

from earth

About Me Everyday Reader

Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Older Readers
    • Travel Reading

    Comments about Double Down:

    I think that this book is a really nice book and really addictive

     
    3.0

    My son enjoyed it

    By 

    from Sydney

    About Me Bookworm

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters

    Cons

    • Disappointing

    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Younger Readers

    Comments about Double Down:

    My son didn't seem to like this as much as the others in the series, which he finds hilarious.

     
    5.0

    It was good and funny

    By 

    from Hobart

    About Me Everyday Reader

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • Page-Turner
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • Travel Reading

      Comments about Double Down:

      I got it as a gift from mum while travelling and it was really good and funny. I liked everything and didn't dislike anything.

      (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      This book was for my son

      By 

      from New Zealand

      About Me Everyday Reader

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Double Down:

      Love buying books off this sire- very reliable.

      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Very well written

      By 

      from Brisbane, Australia

      About Me Bookworm

      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Read
      • i like all the books
      • Informative
      • Page-Turner
      • Well Written

      Cons

      • not enough

      Best Uses

      • Gift (if you have the previous books)
      • Travel Reading
      • Younger Readers

      Comments about Double Down:

      I really like this book because it is easy to follow on from the previous books and it has lots of funny lines and is a book I would start reading even if I was reading another book

      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Easy read!

      By 

      from Victoria, Australia

      About Me Bookworm

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Amusing
      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Read
      • Engaging characters
      • Well Written

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family book
        • Gift
        • Holiday reading
        • Travel Reading
        • Younger Readers

        Comments about Double Down:

        Well, here's the latest Wimpy Kid book that's an easy read, is light-hearted and just as entertaining as the others in this collection. You must add this to your bookshelves to enhance the Wimpy Kid series of books. An amusing read that will entertain and bring a smile to the face of everyone who reads it. Highly recommended.

        (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I LOVE THIS BOOK!

        By 

        from Newcastle, AU

        About Me Bookworm

        Pros

        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Easy To Read
        • Needs To Be Spreaded
        • Page-Turner
        • Well Written

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Enjoyable Family Reading
          • Gift
          • Older Readers
          • Travel Reading
          • Younger Readers

          Comments about Double Down:

          I love this book because it is a real page turner, it is great for travel reading and it is great for teaching younger ones to read.

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          Jeff Kinney

          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.

          BOOKTOPIA INTERVIEW: JEFF KINNEY ANSWERS BOOKTOPIA'S TEN TERRIFYING QUESTIONS - CLICK HERE

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          ISBN: 9780143309338
          ISBN-10: 0143309331
          Series: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
          Audience: Children
          For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
          For Grades: 3 - 7
          Format: Paperback
          Language: English
          Number Of Pages: 224
          Published: 1st November 2016
          Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
          Country of Publication: AU
          Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.0  x 1.8
          Weight (kg): 19.8