Tagged: Jeff Kinney

Grant hails ‘bigger and better’ World Book Day as outreach work pays dividends

With token redemptions up three per cent year on year and sales of the £1 books topping seven figures, World Book Day 2019 has been... Read more

Puffin reveals new Wimpy Kid title

Jeff Kinney’s next installment in the Wimpy Kid series, Wrecking Ball (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 14), will be published in the UK by Puffin... Read more

Kinney's World Book Day boom continues

Jeff Kinney’s Diary of Greg Heffley’s Best Friend (Puffin) is once again the UK Official Top 50 number one, with the World Book Day title beating David... Read more

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... Read more

Monster sales continue for Walliams

David Walliams and Tony Ross’ The Ice Monster (HarperCollins) has skated into a fourth week in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling... Read more

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.... Read more

Lucky 13 for Kinney as The Meltdown scores author's first number one in three years

Jeff Kinney’s 13th Wimpy Kid title The Meltdown (Puffin) has nipped into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 57,790 copies to claim... Read more

Public Library Lending Chart: Child nears finishing Line with Reacher

In a LibScan chart dominated by crime fiction series and Jeff Kinney, Lee Child’s Jack Reacher remains UK library-goers’ detective of choice. Read more

Jeff Kinney events in Newcastle and Edinburgh

Jeff Kinney will speak to children in Newcastle and Edinburgh this autumn as part of an international tour to promote the next title in the Wimpy... Read more

Blackman and Elphinstone pen WBD 2019 titles

Malorie Blackman, Alex T Smith, Abi Elphinstone and Sibéal Pounder are amongst the authors behind next year’s expanded line-up of £1 World Book Day (WBD)... Read more

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