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Jeff Kinney is an American game designer, cartoonist, and author of children's books including the Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series. Three of the Wimpy Kid books (Diary of the Wimpy Kid, Dog Days, and Rodrick Rules) have been adapted into movies. Kinney is also the creator of the kid-friendly website Poptropica, an online role-playing educational website. In 2015, Kinney and his wife Julie opened an independent bookstore and cafe in Massachusetts.

1 Upcoming Event for "Jeff Kinney"

November 2021



Meet Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney on the BIG SHOT Drive-Thru Tour at B&N - Greenville!
Jeff Kinney
Author Event, Special Event (Children's)
Monday November 01, 2021 5:00 PM Join Barnes & Noble-The Shops at Greenridge as we welcome Jeff Kinney for a socially distanced drive-thru event to celebrate the release of BIG SHOT, the newest in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Families will drive through the event experience that ends with Jeff Kinney personally delivering their signed book. Eventbrite tickets required to enter: https://jeffkinneybngreenvillesc.eventbrite.com.

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