FC: Jeff Kinney | By Nick Elpers
1: Jeff Kinney attended to the University of Maryland and that is where he ran the comic strip Igdoof. | Jeff was born in Maryland on 1971.
2: He started to write down ideas for Diary of aWhimpy Kid in 1998, which he then hoped to turn into a book. | Jeff worked on Diary of a Whimpy Kid for six years before he published it on Funbrain.com.
3: Jeff also made poptropica.com. | He is a full-time virtual world designer now.
4: Each book Jeff has made has had 224 pages. | Diary of a Whimpy Kid became New York Times best seller when it came out in 2007 quickly.
5: Some of the things that happen in the books happend to him as a kid. | Jeff signed a multi-book deal in 2006nto make Diary of a Whimpy Kid a print series.
6: He won the Dorothy Canfield Fisher childrens book award in 2009. | Jeff is making his seventh Diary of a Whimpy Kid. | ____________________________________________________________
7: Jeffs name was on the times magazines list of 100 most influential people in the world. | He actually wanted to be a cartoonist not a reader.
8: Currently Jeff lives in southern Massachusetts with his wife and two kids. | Jeff said he could have done Diary of a College Kid if he was a better writer and drawer.
9: Jeff said that five books is a goal but seven books is a dream. | Making his books authentic was one of his number one goals so kids dont care if an adult made it.
10: He tries to make his books a celebration of childhood itself. | A gag writer who draws pictures to support his jokes, and thats how he described himself.
11: Jeff says he is a failed cartoonist, not a real author or cartoonist. | Hoping to be a federal law enforcement agent, Jeff made early forays to be a criminal justice career.
12: He began loading cartoons onto funbrain.com from journals he had been keeping since 1998 in 2004. | Jeff goes to book confrences and cartooning confrences now and says he doesn't feel comfortable in either.
13: Jeff says he was a whimpy kid and still doesn't have to shave often.
14: Diary of a Whimpy Kid Diary of a Whimpy kid: Rodrick Rules Diary of a Whimpy Kid: The Last Straw Diary of a Whimpy Kid: Dog Days The Whimpy Kid Do it Yourself Book Diary of a Whimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth Diary of a Whimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
15: Diary of a Whimpy Kid Greg Heffley is a kid who struggles in middle school, and with his friends like Rowley. When Greg and Rowley make up a game to throws a football at the other person riding the bike, but Rowley breaks his Wrist. Then Greg gets jealous about all the attention Rowley was getting.
16: When Greg and Rowley sign up for saftey patrol. On one of Greg's day to walk the kids home. When all of a sudden Rowley gets blamed, and Greg lets him take the fall and they stop being friends with each other.
17: Once they stop being friends Rowley finds a new friend. Greg gets really jealous and finds himself hanging out with someone strange named Fregley, and realizes how much he wants to be friends with Rowley.
18: One day Greg and Rowley started to have a fight on the playground. While everyone crowds around, the teenagers from earlier in the book come and are mad at Greg and Rowley a lot.