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12 Books for Kids Who Only Want to Read Diary of a Wimpy Kid

by Melissa Taylor


The true-to-life misadventures, epic grossness, silly illustrations, and laugh-out-loud humor in Diary of a Wimpy Kid get kids addicted to the series. But, when they’re done with the series, what other books are just as tempting?

Keep your Wimpy Kid fan reading with these totally awesome and outrageously funny read-alike books.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2015 and updated in 2021.