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Diary of a Wimpy Kid is the series our readers read again and again. It's often the series which gets kids into reading because it's funny, easy to read, illustrated and you don't need to read the books in order. The paperback of The Deep End (book 15) is out now.

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10 Books Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Books Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid

The bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid books are immensely popular with our readers. Written as engaging and hilarious diary entries from wise-cracking middle school student Greg Heffley with brilliant cartoon-style illustrations, Wimpy Kid is particularly loved by reluctant readers.

If your kids have discovered the series and are looking for more books like Diary of a Wimpy Kid, check our our list below. These illustrated fiction books are all laugh-out-loud reads, suitable for ages 7+.

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2021-11-29
10 Books Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid
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Kid Normal: Kid Normal 1

The first book in a laugh-out-loud funny adventure series for 8+ readers from radio stars Greg James and Chris Smith 'So funny, it's almost criminal' INDEPENDENT 'Outrageous capers' GUARDIAN SHORTLISTED FOR THE WATERSTONES CHILDREN'S BOOK PRIZE A TOM FLETCHER BOOK CLUB PICK Murph Cooper has a problem. His new school is top secret, and super weird. His classmates can all fly or control the weather or conjure tiny horses from thin air. And what's Murph's extraordinary skill? Um, oh yeah - he hasn't got one. Just as well there are no revolting supervillains lurking nearby, their minds abuzz with evil plans. There are!? Right. Ok, then... It's time for Kid Normal to become a hero!

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The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

The first book in the bestselling Tom Gates series of books from the brilliantly talented Liz Pichon. Tom Gates is the master of excuses for late homework: dog attacks - spilt water - lightning... Tom's exercise book is full of his doodles, cartoons and thoughts, as well as comments from his long-suffering teacher, Mr Fullerton. After gaining five merits for his CAMPING SUCKS holiday story, Tom's work starts to go downhill - which is a pity, as he's desperate to impress Amy Porter, who sits next to him... Tom Gates is a series of books in diary form Full of Tom's doodles and pictures & his amazing sense of humour The Brilliant World of Tom Gates, was the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize! Perfect gifts for boys & girls who love to laugh themselves silly

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Dork Diaries

With a HUGE global fanbase, Dork Diaries is the perfect series for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates and Jacqueline Wilson.

Meet Nikki Maxwell (aka Queen of the Dorks!) in the first book in the mega-selling Dork Diaries series - now with over 45 million copies in print worldwide!

New school. New Crush. New mean girl. New diary, so Nikki can spill all about it!

Nikki Maxwell has never been popular but now she's started at a new school, she's hoping to leave her old dorky ways behind!

Follow Nikki's adorkable life through sketches, doodles and diary entries as she spills all the details of her not-so-fabulous life full of BFF drama, hopeless crushes and an extremely cringe-worthy family!

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Big Nate: From the Top

Big Nate, a.k.a. middle schooler Nate Wright, is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the wunderkind creation of cartoonist Lincoln Peirce. Nate is also the star of six novelized books to be published by HarperCollins, the first of which debuted on the New York Times children's best-seller list. This Big Nate Collection collects Peirce's Big Nate strips, originally published only in newspapers.

For those not familiar with Big Nate, think Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets Calvin and Hobbes. Nate is a self-described genius and a sixth-grade Renaissance man equipped with only a #2 pencil and the unshakable belief that he is destined for greatness (a fortune cookie told him so). He fights a daily battle against overzealous teachers, undercooked cafeteria food, and all-around conventionality. He's the original rebel without a clue, alternately abrasive and endearing to classmates and teachers alike. Throughout Peirce's Big Nate Collection, Nate blazes an unforgettable trail through the sixth grade, earning straight A's in laughs (and numerous detentions) along the way.

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Barry Loser: I am Not a Loser: Tom Fletcher Book Club 2017 Title

Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning series, perfect for fans of Dennis the Menace, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates, and Mr Gum.

'I've never minded that my name's Barry Loser because my coolness has always cancelled it out, but ever since Darren Darrenofski joined school with his horrible little crocodile face he's been completely ruining my life about it.'

Have you got all of Jim Smith's amazekeel books ?

I am not a Loser

I am still not a Loser

I am so over being a Loser

I am sort of a Loser

Barry Loser and the holiday of doom

Barry Loser and the case of the crumpled carton

Barry Loser's ultimate book of keelness

Barry Loser hates half term

My dad is a loser free ebook

My mum is a loser free ebook

Future Ratboy and the attack of the killer robot grannies

Jim Smith is the keelest kids' book author in the whole wide world amen. He graduated from art school with first class honours (the best you can get) and went on to create the branding for a sweet little chain of coffee shops. He also designs cards and gifts under the name Waldo Pancake.

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The World of Norm: Must Be Washed Separately: Book 7

The seventh hilarious title in the award-winning, laugh-out-loud series, The World of Norm . Perfect for fans of Tom Gates and Diary of a Wimpy Kid .

Norm knew it was going to be one of those days when he was woken by the sound of an elephant breaking wind in the next room...


Not the best start to a day, but it's about to get a whole lot worse. As if a trip to see his perfect cousins isn't bad enough , they've only gone and got the brand new Call Of Mortal Battle! Not that Norm could play anyway what with being banned off Xbox due to a curious incident of a stinky dog at bath time.

Business as usual? ABSO-FLIPPING-LUTELY!!!

With brilliantly funny illustrations throughout from Donough O'Malley.

Praise for Jonathan Meres:
'Hilarious stuff from one of my comic heroes!' - Harry Hill
'Jonathan Meres is flipping funny!' - Eddie Izzard

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Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

The hilarious and ever-optimistic Timmy Failure, and his sidekick polar bear, Total, create chaos as they attempt to make sense of the world in the first book in the New York Times bestselling series. Perfect for fans of Wimpy Kid and Big Nate, Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made is the first book in the New York Times bestselling series. Listed as one of 100 Children's Modern Classics by The Sunday Times, it was also a Book Trust Best Book Awards winner. Meet Timmy Failure, founder of the "best" detective agency in town - Total Failure, Inc. With the help of his polar bear, Total, the clueless, comically self-confident Timmy already has plans for world domination. Plans that will make his mother rich and unpaid bills a thing of the past. And plans that will defeat Corrina Corrina, "The One Whose Name Shall Not Be Uttered". But she's not going away. Riotously funny, Timmy Failure is sure to have readers in stitches.

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The 13-Storey Treehouse

The 13-Storey Treehouse is the first book in Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations.

Andy and Terry live in the WORLD'S BEST treehouse! It's got a giant catapult, a secret underground laboratory, a tank of man-eating sharks and a marshmallow machine that follows you around and shoots marshmallows into your mouth whenever you're hungry! Just watch out for the flying cats, or the mermaids, or the sea monsters pretending to be mermaids, or the giant mutant mermaid sea monster . . . Oh, and, whatever you do, don't get trapped in a burp-gas-filled bubble . . . !

Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up!

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The Accidental Diary of B.U.G.

Meet Billie Upton Green and her VERY accidental diary - and don't you DARE call her B.U.G!

Billie has taken the new girl at school under her wing. She'll teach her the important stuff - Biscuit Laws, Mrs Patterson and of course where to sneakily eat a Jaffa Cake. She might even get invited to the EVENT OF THE YEAR (Billie's mums' are getting married).

But then suspicion sets in. The new girl seems VERY close to Billie's best friend Layla.

And she knows a LOT about the big school heist - the theft of Mrs Robinson's purse. But, Billie is on to her. Well, as long as Patrick doesn't catch her eating biscuits first.

Join Billie in this laugh-out-loud adventure!

A sparky, funny new series perfect for fans of Diary of A Wimpy Kid - Daily Mail

Jen Carney knows how to make kids laugh . . . and I mean totally unreserved roll-on-the-floor belly laugh. Billie Upton Green is a firm favourite in our house - Emma Mylrea, author of Curse of the Dearmad

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Stick Boy

It's tough fitting in when you're born to stick out!
From the moment Stick Boy and his family move to Little Town, there is way more to worry about than being the new kid. There's a mysterious plot involving Baron Ben's new Mega Mall, pop star Jonny Vidwire and the highly suspicious HomeBots that are infiltrating every home in town. Can Stick Boy and his friends uncover the evil plan behind it all before it's too late?
An incredibly exciting and extremely funny new world for middle grade readers and fans of DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, TOM GATES and TIMMY FAILURE.

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Toppsta
2021-11-29
10 Books Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End (Book 15)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End (Book 15)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid is the series our readers read again and again. It's often the series which gets kids into reading because it's funny, easy to read, illustrated and you don't need to read the books in order. The paperback of The Deep End (book 15) is out now.

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