Best Diary of a Wimpy Kid Books


The Top Ten

1 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever

I think that this is the best the long haul is two and dog days is three

Cabin Fever is a fantastic book! It really showcases the chemistry between Greg and Rowley with the Holiday Bazaar. The tension building up in the second half with the snow-storm and the newspaper article had me flying through pages. To top it all off, the end of the book really establishes what we've been looking forward to all 200 so pages and we see all loose-ends finally unite for Christmas. Such a magical story, but sadly, it's never been the same after this one.

Oh yeah yeah

"This is the best written DOWK book ever and the story line is brilliant. It's exciting yet not unrealistic. If my house was on fire and I had to choose between this and the Bible: I would pick this."

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2 Rodrick Rules

This is the greatest book in history of books, above the bible, above everything.

I didn't like it that much

I haven't read this book yet but it is looking very intrusting in the rewiew so I wish I can read it very soon

I love this book I always read it keep making more books! 111!

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3 The Last Straw

This book was the last straw? haha get it?

It's just really good

This book is, in a word I will say AWESOME! It's my favorite of the series.
I would order them like this:

1.The Last Straw

2.Rodrick Rules

3.Old School

4.Dog Days

5.Double Down

6.Diary of a Wimpy Kid

7.The Ugly Truth

8.Hard Luck

9.Cabin fever

10.The long haul

11.The Meltdown

12.The Getaway

P.S Jeff Kinny I love the happy ending. Shame the girl turned on them in Dog Days

I just don't know how I'm going to say this. In fact, I haven't even read that book before. It's just that I'm promised a book trade to Edgar, my friend, -Rodrick Rules for The Last Straw and I'm hoping that I've made a good decision. I also love the cover of the book as I find it more humorous and interesting than any other Wimpy Kid Books.

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4 The Long Haul

This book is my personal favourite

I love this book

I don't like this one too much. It could just be my grudge after seeing the movie, I don't know. - pershian

Diary of a wimpy kid the long haul is an exciting book where they introduce a new character to the story.The pig is very smart and can outsmart the whole family.I was up all night reading this book.

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5 Dog Days

Idgaf it's the best


It's hilarious, and I also think the Third Wheel should be at number 2, so I'll make it like this:
1. Dog Days
2. The Third Wheel
3. Cabin Fever
4. The Last Straw
5. The Ugly Truth
6. Rodrick Rules (The movie rocks! )
7. Diary Of A Wimpy Kid
8. Do it yourself book
9. Movie Diary
First I thought Dog Days would be my least favorite but I slap myself in the face, pow, pow, it's my favorite, impressive comedy, and the dog was funny, the Cranium Shaker was awesome, I haven't seen the movie Dog Days, but I sill for sure.

Best book I ever read hands down! No book can out pass it all I’m saying.

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6 Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Super funny and amusing, I've read it 4 times

It the number 1 book in the world no questions marks...

I love this book it is the best book ever

This is my list:
1.Original Diary Of a Wimpy Kid
2.Rodrick Rules
3.Hard Luck
4.The Getaway
5.Old school
6.The Long Haul
7.Cabin Fever
8.Double Down
9.The Last Straw
10.The Thrid Wheel
11.The Ugly Truth
12.Dog Days

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7 Hard Luck

Best book in the whole series.

I think this book is the best Diary of a Wimpy Kid book that Jeff Kinney ever made. It is really funny and just a lot of greatness. For me 1 out of Infinity I would give this an Infinity+. And this is just what I think. Here is a list of the books that I like...
1. Hard Luck
2. Cabin Fever
3. The Ugly Truth

After the book third wheel jeff kinney went back to what made diary of a wimpy kid diary of a wimpy and blew us out of the park. this one should at least be top 3, I can clearly remember everything that happened.

I love this the book, the plot is legit!

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8 The Ugly Truth

The lock in made it the best

Griffin is cool

Yes by far

It's the newest and the only one for me I read more then once I can't wait until they make the movie!

They might not make the movie and if they are it be in at least 10 years or it might be an animation - NoiseVisitor

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9 Old School


This is my favorite wimpy kid book

I love diary of the wimpy kid old school. It is very funny, it have lot of interesting parts and you should add just little more juisy part. Jeff Kenny you should make more book like this one.

love it

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10 The Third Wheel

It is the best book in the diary of a wimpy kid series it has many interesting different things.Here is who my list would go.You know that Jeff Kinney worked the hardest on this book because he knew this was the best diary of a wimpy kid book ever he drew 17! hours a day on this! book
1.The Third Wheel
2.Hard Luck
3.Old School
4.Rodrick Rules
5.The Last Straw
6.Rodrick Rules
7.Cabin Fever
8.Dog Days
9.Diary Of A Wimpy Kid the first one
10.The Getaway
11.The Meltdown
12.The Do It Yourself Book
13.The Movie Diary
14.The Movie Diary:The Next Chapter
15.A Journal

Most relatable book in the series

Underrated. I love this book!

This is LEGIT! So great, like chicken pox, his uncle Gary, Corny's, the party, I also liked Strong Steve, and all the toilet paper fights. And the assemblies, it was also really good when it explained Greg's childhood, Manny's crusty stub remains of the umbilical cord on the belly button still scares the crap out of me. This book is awesome. Just take my advice.

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The Newcomers

? Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid

Its nice to see this from Rowley's perspective. I feel bad for Rowley having such a bad friend but this book is hilarious!

The Contenders

11 The Meltdown

I would say Cabin Fever, but this book took the crown. I had low expectations for this one, because the last two had been mediocre. But from the first page, I was captivated by this one. It introduces a completely new form of writing which is both interesting and refreshing. Not to mention, the plot is amazing.

Not to spoil anything, but there is one part in the book that truly positively shocked me. I had never seen Kinney use such a technique in his books before, and it was fantastic.

I also love the GameOfThrones-esque tone of this one. The battles, alliances that are formed, betrayal, and "tragedy." Definitely fit my taste.

This one is low on the list because it was released just a few weeks ago, but I hope with time this one can climb up. It truly deserves it. - pershian

I feel like it's a remix of cabin fever

This book is great!

I think the Getaway or the Meltdown should be first.

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12 Diary of a Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book

My little brother has the whole series of the diary of a wimpy kid and he is quite a dog he won't let me read them because he worries I'm going to ruin his pages or bend them. All in all, they are the best books

It's so much fun to use because it's like you are Greg and your making your own journal and comic strip

I have it and it's good. - turtwig

A really Fun Game book in which I get entertained, It was all the activities and more than which are in the other diary of a wimpy kid's last pages, Had Fun while using that one

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13 Double Down

It should be the first as it's funny because of the plastic witch that came up in this book.

I vote this because of you people, but honestly this book sucks! My friend gave it to me and I hated it, hardly enjoyed it.


I think it's almost as good as Rodrick Rules. Definite improvement from The Long Haul. - IcetailofWishClan

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14 The Getaway

Best book ever

High five da worker

The funniest

Best book ever

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15 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down

On here twice - 23windomt

It is a really funny book and from the first sentence to the last you would love it☺

16 Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Third Wheel

My favorite

Decent - 23windomt

I think it’s the best book in the series

17 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

There's already a dog days.

Hmm okay


Greg: you got a tattoo?
Rodrick: You don't know everything about me
Greg and Rowley look at each other in suspense - puglover2008

18 Whistle Shop

Best thing ever

19 Wimpy Kid Wall Calendar


The 14 book I'm not waiting for Meltdown to come
but wall calendar

maybe it will be good

20 The Son of Neptune

This is the best Diary of a Wimpy Kid book

This is a super good book as good as Diary of A Wimpy Kid The Getaway.

Yup I just love this diary of a wimpy kid book

21 Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

Lol best book

Best diary of a wimpy kid book ever!

22 The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary

Better than Do-It Yourself. It was pretty interesting to learn about the production of films.

Pretty interesting to learn how the movie was made and stuff

This book was a little too basic. It wasn't in-depth enough, it covered the bare basics of how they made the movie. I can enjoy it though. Not as an actual book in the series.

I love the wimpy kid movie diary so much

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23 Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Next Chapter

This is the best thing. (except for the movie, it’s horrible)


The movie was horrible.

Seriousle using a movie as an excues to put a book low on the list is just sad (I haven't seen the movie yet so I may asy this is sarcastic)

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24 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

I don't know

Who put this on the list twice?!

25 The Stress

Great web book

26 Dork Diaries 13: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday

Its much better than diary of a wimpy kid.

Not a wimpy kid book - ShopkinsLover

This book is worse than any book


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1. The Meltdown
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
3. Old School
1. The Long Haul
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
3. Hard Luck
1. The Last Straw
2. The Ugly Truth
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