Wednesday, November 26, 2014

K10: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck

The Kidliterati Ten is an interview series with young readers. We ask them about a favorite book and hope that you enjoy their answers.


Tell us a little about yourself: what is your first name, how old are you, and what is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
My name is Jimmy, I’m 10-years-old and my favorite ice cream is strawberry. 

What book did you read and why did you choose it?
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck because I liked the Wimpy Kid movies.

Can you describe this book in one word?
Funny

What was your favorite part of this story?
When the Mingo kids chased them with sticks.

If you had a problem similar to the main character's problem, what would you do?
Learn from the hard luck and mistakes. 


What would you say to your best friend to convince them to read this book?
It's a good book. 

What do you think about the book's cover?

That picture shows he has bad luck. 

What would you say to your best friend to convince them to read this book?
I really liked it and it made me read another book in the series.

Can you name another book that reminds you of this one?
Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume

If you could ask the author one question about this book, what would it be?
How long did it take you to write it?

Check out this interview with mental_floss where Jeff Kinney talks about his writing process. It can can take up to 350-400 hours to create just the illustrations! 


***Thank you Jimmy, for sharing your thoughts on Greg's hard luck with us!***


Greg Heffley and his family and friends are back in Diary of a Wimpy KidBook 8, the latest installment in the #1 bestselling series by Jeff Kinney and one of the most anticipated books of 2013. A global phenomenon, the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series has more than 85 million books in print around the world.

Greg 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?




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