The Getaway (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #12)
Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town.
With the cold weather and the stress of the approaching holiday season, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family.
But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Sun poisoning, stomach troubles, and venomous critters all threaten to ruin the family's vacation. Can their trip be saved, or will this island getaway end in disaster?
- Author/illustrator Jeff Kinney
- Publisher: Amulet Books
- Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 1 x 8.2 inches
- Hardback: 224 pages
- Grade Level: 3-7
- Ages: 8-12
About the Author
Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Book. The 11th book in the series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down, will release on November 1, 2016. The first-ever theatrical adaptation of Diary of a Wimpy Kid was staged by the prestigious Minneapolis Children’s Theatre Company from April to June, 2016. It earned rave critical reviews and had sold out shows. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time magazine’s 50 Best Websites. Jeff spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England in 1995. He lives with his wife and two sons in Plainville, Massachusetts, where he owns a bookstore, An Unlikely Story.