Thursday, May 31, 2012


On Sale November 13, 2012

The title, cover, and first printing of book 7 in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series are revealed today in a major press announcement! 

THE THIRD WHEEL is on sale November 13, 2012, and will have a projected first printing of 6.5 million copies. Please see the attached press release for details. NPR broke the news, use this link to see the story.
PW Children's Bookshelf quickly caught word, and other outlets have picked it up, including media outlets to follow tomorrow.

Also announced today is a major promotion with BOOK IT! Use link below.
In 1985, Pizza Hut established the BOOK IT! National Reading Incentive Program to motivate children to read more and help them develop a lifelong love of reading. BOOK IT! is a six-month program for students in kindergarten through sixth grade. For more information, visit Wimpy Kid is the first branded character used in the program. This is a MAJOR promotion that will hit MILLIONS of children and provide invaluable exposure to a new generation of readers.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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