Jeff Kinney
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Jeff Kinney

Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Book for his Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Jeff has been named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time’s 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England in 1995. Jeff lives with his wife and two sons in Massachusetts, where they own a bookstore, 'An Unlikely Story'. PRAISE FOR WIMPY KID: “Parents and educators applaud it as a visually friendly gateway for unwilling readers.” NEW YORK TIMES “The Big Fish in publishing right now.” HOLLYWOOD REPORTER “Kinney is right up there with J. K. Rowling as one of the bestselling children’s authors on the planet.” INDEPENDENT “One of the most successful authors in the world.” FORBES “In the publishing world, Kinney is a rock star.” NPR NEW BOOK RELEASES: Jeff Kinney's latest book 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End' was published on October 27th 2020. His next book 'Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories' publishes on March 16th 2021. Visit wimpykid.com for all the latest Wimpy Kid news.
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