Do you love the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney? Can’t wait for the next title to come out?
Here are some authors and series’ that you might enjoy while you are waiting.
Lincoln Peirce’s Big Nate series started (and continues today) as a daily comic strip. Collections of the strips are available in book form. He has also written funny, heavily illustrated books for young readers. Titles include:
Big Nate: In a class by himself
Big Nate Strikes Again
” on a roll
” flips out
” in the zone
” lives it up.
Janet Tashjian has written five books in the My Life as a…. series. So far, titles include:
My Life as a Book (Derek’s summer plans do NOT include “Learning Camp”!
My Life As a cartoonist (Derek’s plans to be a cartoonist are upset by his pet monkey.)
My Life as a joke ((Turning 12 does not go smoothly for Derek.)
My Life as a stuntboy (Derek has a chance to perform as a stuntboy in a real movie!)
My Life as a gamer (Derek would rather play video games with his tutor than study for the
big state English test.)