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Diary of a Wimpy Kid. The Last Straw. { SIGNED } { FIRST EDITION/ FIRST PRINTING.}.

Kinney, Jeff

ISBN 10: 0810970686 / ISBN 13: 9780810970687
Published by Amulet Books., 2009
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A VERY FINE, unread copy of the FIRST EDITION. FIRST PRINTING. SIGNED by JEFF KINNEY on the title page. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 011782

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Title: Diary of a Wimpy Kid. The Last Straw. { ...

Publisher: Amulet Books.

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition..

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Synopsis:

Let’s face it: Greg Heffley will never change his wimpy ways. Somebody just needs to explain that to Greg’s father. You see, Frank Heffley actually thinks he can get his son to toughen up, and he enlists Greg in organized sports and other “manly” endeavors. Of course, Greg is able to easily sidestep his father’s efforts to change him. But when Greg’s dad threatens to send him to military academy, Greg realizes he has to shape up . . . or get shipped out.

 

Greg and his family and friends, who make the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books a must-read for middle school readers, are back and at their best in this hilarious new installment of the series, which is sure to please current fans while attracting new ones.

This highly anticipated third book in the critically acclaimed and bestselling series takes the art of being wimpy to a whole new level.

 

Publishers Weekly-1/19/2009:

The third book in this genre-busting series is certain to enlarge Kinney’s presence on the bestseller lists, where the previous titles have taken up residence for the past two years. Kinney’s spot-on humor and winning formula of deadpan text set against cartoons are back in full force. This time, Greg starts off on New Year’s Day (he resolves to “help other people improve,” telling his mother, “I think you should work on chewing your potato chips more quietly”) and ends with summer vacation. As he fends off his father’s attempts to make him more of a man (the threat of military school looms), Greg’s hapless adventures include handing out anonymous valentines expressing his true feelings (“Dear James, You smell”), attempting to impress his classmate Holly and single-handedly wrecking his soccer team’s perfect season. Kinney allows himself some insider humor as well, with Greg noting the “racket” children’s book authors have going. “All you have to do is make up a character with a snappy name, and then make sure the character learns a lesson at the end of the book.” Greg, self-centered as ever, may be the exception proving that rule. Ages 8–12.

About the Author:

Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and five-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Book. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time magazine’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 Plainville, Massachusetts, where he owns a bookstore, An Unlikely Story.

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Richard Beairsto Books is an internet book service with Seventeen years of business experience on the net.I have approximately 4000 signed first edition titles in stock, mostly fiction.My specialty is Canadian Literature.All of my stock is in very good to very fine condition, and is protected in mylar covers.

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