Read a funny extract from Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

ZOO-WEE MAMA! The Long Haul comes out in paperback this week, and it has free limited edition bumper stickers in the back!  

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A family road trip SHOULD be a lot of fun…  To get you in the mood for the new paperback, read an extract from The Long Haul – EXCLUSIVE EXTRACT: Wimpy Kid The Long Haul.

A family road trip is supposed to be a lot of fun . . . unless, of course, you’re the Heffleys. The journey starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns. Gas station bathrooms, crazed seagulls, a fender bender, and a runaway pig—not exactly Greg Heffley’s idea of a good time. But even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure – and this is one the Heffleys won’t soon forget.


Heading on holiday with your family soon? Here are a few fun Wimpy Kid activity sheets to keep you occupied on the road.




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Hattie B, Magical Vet

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9780141344621 Discover a secret world of fairy-tale creatures. On her tenth birthday, Hattie B is swept into the magical Kingdom of Bellua where she meets a little pink dragon who needs her help.

Evil King Ivar of the Imps has stolen the dragon’s magical voice and Hattie is the only one who can help her get it back.  Buy this book…

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SNEAK PEEK! Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School


The first hilarious SNEAK PEEK into Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School is here, and it’s not to be missed.

Thirsty for more Old School? You can pre-order the book here now in time for the book’s release on 3rd November – and until then, here’s a bit more information about the book as a flavour of what’s to come!

Life was better in the old days. Or was it?

That’s the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn’t cut out for an old-fashioned world.

With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home, will Greg find a way to survive? Or is going “old school” just too hard for a kid like Greg?

Thirsty for some lemonade? Here’s a recipe for some ACTUALLY NICE homemade lemonade, just the thing for these crazy hot days. If only Greg had known…

Interview with Hannah Tointon, reader of Girl Online


It’s been a super exciting week. Zoe Sugg aka YouTube sensation and guinea-pig aficionado Zoella, published her new book Girl Online. Not only can you read it with your eyes but you can also listen to it (with your ears, obviously). That’s because Girl Online is also an audiobook! Actress Hannah Tointon recorded the story downstairs in the Puffin studio – and between chapters she took a break to tell us all about it.

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See, read and listen to The Diary of Dennis the Menace

It's been an exciting and busy week for Dennis the Menace, author Steven Butler and The Beano! Not only does The Diary of Dennis the Menace officially publish today, but Steven himself appeared in the Beano comic yesterday! Here's a peak at what happens when Steven takes a trip to the Beanotown library . . .

1-Steven Butler appears in The Beano (c) D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. 2014

PLUS – being a star of the West End, we thought Steven would be the perfect choice to record the audio book for us – and it is hilarious! You can have a sneeky listen to it by clicking on the SoundCloud sample below.