The Last Straw
"The Last Straw" is the rib-tickling, belly-aching and laugh-out-loud third title in the bestselling and award-winning "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series by Jeff Kinney. Perfect for both boys and girls of 8+, reluctant readers and all the millions of devoted Wimpy Kid fans out there. "The Last Straw"... show more
"The Last Straw" is the rib-tickling, belly-aching and laugh-out-loud third title in the bestselling and award-winning "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series by Jeff Kinney. Perfect for both boys and girls of 8+, reluctant readers and all the millions of devoted Wimpy Kid fans out there. "The Last Straw" was also combined with "Dog Days", the fourth book in the series, to become the major movie hit at the box-office "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days". The third hilarious book in the bestselling phenomenon that is the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series. You know how you're supposed to come up with a list of "resolutions" at the beginning of the year to try to make yourself a better person? Well, the problem is, it's not easy for me to think of ways to improve myself, because I'm pretty much one of the best people I know. But Greg's dad has other ideas. He wants Greg to change his wimpy ways, toughen up and enlist in other 'manly' endeavours. And when he threatens to send Greg to military academy, Greg realizes he has to shape up...or get shipped out. Praise for Jeff Kinney and the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series: "The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series". ("Sun"). "Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet". ("Independent"). "Hilarious!". ("Sunday Telegraph"). "The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - "Diary of a Wimpy Kid". ("The Big Issue"). As well as being an international bestselling author, Jeff Kinney is also an online developer and designer. He is the creator of the children's virtual world, poptropica where you can also find the Wimpy Kid boardwalk. He was named one of "Time" magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2009. He lives with his family in Massachusetts, USA.
Publish date: July 1st 2009
Publisher: Puffin Books
Pages no: 217
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
Series: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (#3)
Another funny and great book in this series. :)
Greg Heffley continues with his hilarious journal. It seems that he has now become accustomed to writing it, because there are no gripes about that in this book. Or maybe it is because he has much more serious things to worry about... like the school soccer team and military school.Dad is determin...
Greg's dad wants him to toughen up, get involved in manly things. And Greg easily finds ways of making his dad happy without actually doing much of anything 'manly'.But when Greg finds out his dad wants to send him to military camp, Greg realizes he better get to toughing up.This one isn't quite as ...
Moms' do not know everything, very evident in the first two books. Well, for the third book it was concluded: Dads too or at least for Greg who was forced to engaged in "macho" activities his father had involved him. Half-hearted, Greg thought it was best to just obediently follow as told so as not ...