Hard Luck (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #8)

Author(s): Jeff Kinney

Middle Fiction

A #1 New York Times BestsellerDiary of a Wimpy Kid SeriesGreg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the dice turn things around, or is Greg's life destined to be just another hard-luck story?

It's tough being Greg Heffley. Always on a losing streak, even his best friend Rowley Jefferson has ditched him for a girlfriend and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the dice turn things around, or is Greg's life destined to be just another hard-luck story?


Kinney knows how to mine the humour from the cruel and fickle school playground and readers aged 10 plus will be hanging out for the eighth book about their lovable and screamingly funny anti-hero.


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This 'novel in cartoons' should keep readers in stitches, eagerly anticipating Greg's further adventures.' Publishers Weekly

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.

General Fields

  • : 9780143308089
  • : penguin random house
  • : Puffin
  • : November 2013
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jeff Kinney
  • : Paperback
  • : 1113
  • : en
  • : [Fic]
  • : 224