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Who would have thought the adventures and misadventures of an average middle-school boy would be so popular? As a criminal justice major in college, Kinney first ventured into cartooning with the Igdoof comic strip published in his campus newspaper. The strip was so successful that he decided to be a cartoonist; but finding cartooning success after college took longer than he expected. But once Wimpy Kid made its print debut in , the demand only increased. Greg just never seems to fit in no matter how hard he tries.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a series of fiction books written by the American author and cartoonist Jeff Kinney. Befitting a teen's diary, the books are filled with hand-written notes and simple drawings of Greg's daily adventures. Since the release of the online version in May , most of the books have garnered positive reviews and commercial success. The first, second , fourth and ninth installments have been adapted into films by 20th Century Fox. Diary of a Wimpy Kid officially began when Kinney brought up an idea about a middle-school weakling named Greg Heffley , who wrote about his personal life. The website made daily entries until June Abrams, Inc.
Jeffrey Kinney is an American author and cartoonist, best known for the children's book series Diary of a Wimpy Kid. He also created the child-oriented website Poptropica. He has an older brother and sister, and a younger brother. It was in college that Kinney created a popular comic strip, Idgoof , which ran in the campus newspaper, The Diamondback. In January , Kinney brought up the idea of a middle-school weakling named Greg Heffley, who writes illustrated stories about his personal life. The website made daily entries until June