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WIMPY KID IN MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE

The Greg Heffley Balloon Returns For The Fourth Year In A Row

Look out for the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Greg Heffley balloon in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade for the fourth year in a row! There’s no way Greg would leave his diary behind when he takes to the skies.

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on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
in the category Holidays

Wimpy Kid Hard Luck Tour on Pinterest

Photos, Press, Highlights, and More!

Best-selling author Jeff Kinney and several members of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid team are touring around the country celebrating the release of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck. There has been a lot of press, tons of photos, and now you can follow all of the action on our Pinterest board!

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on Thursday, November 21st, 2013
in the category Wimpy Kid

ALA Annual 2013: Abrams Author Events and Signings

Full Schedule of ABRAMS Booth Signings (#2005) and Events

The 2013 American Library Association’s (ALA) Annual Conference is taking place June 27-July 1 in Chicago, IL. There will be a ton of Abrams authors attending to sign books and meet readers! Read on for a full schedule of Abrams booth signings (#2005) and events.

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on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013
in the category Conferences

CBC AUTHOR OF THE YEAR: JEFF KINNEY!

This is Kinney’s second consecutive win!

Jeff Kinney was named Author of the Year for Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel by the Children’s Book Council at the annual Gala, held last night in New York City. This is Kinney’s second consecutive win!

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on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
in the category Children's Books

Enter to win a Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel Valentine’s Day Prize Pack!

One Copy of the Book, Greg Heffley Tattoos, An Official Third Wheel Magnet, and Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner— tomorrow to be exact. And what’s on our minds here at Amulet Books? Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel, of course!

Enter to win a Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel Valentine’s Day prize pack! Included in the prize pack (pictured) is one copy of the book, Greg Heffley tattoos, an official Third Wheel magnet, and chocolate. You’ll win the same kind of chocolate that was given to every Abrams employee on the official release day!

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on Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
in the category Holidays

Lindy sits diagonally across from my desk, in a warmly lit, comfortable office. She’s my island of calm on hectic days and I love that we can see each other perfectly from our desks. She’s a very quiet, very hard worker, that Lindy, and is always here long after I leave.

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on Friday, January 11th, 2013
in the category Who We Are

Spotted: Wimpy Kid Reader

The Joy Of Seeing Our Books Out In The World

If you don’t have a son or daughter under the age of 15 (or so) and you work in an office (as I do) you may not have the chance to actually visualize the success of the Wimpy Kid books first hand. My boys are grown-ups (18, 22, 27) and will read a Wimpy book if there’s one lying around the house, but they aren’t Mr. Kinney’s audience.

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on Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
in the category Children's Books

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel

On Tour with Author Jeff Kinney: Part Three

November 13th, 2012 was the much anticipated release day of the biggest book of the year: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel by Jeff Kinney, published by Amulet Books! Jeff toured seven states and reached forty-nine booksellers in the Midwest. Learn more about the tour here, and go behind the scenes of the last leg of the tour and Jeff’s Today Show appearance after the break!

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on Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
in the category Featured Book

ABRAMS Family, Jeff Kinney, And The 2012 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Balloon Returns for a Third Consecutive Year

2012 marked the 3rd appearance of the giant helium Greg Heffley Wimpy Kid balloon in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. It is always exciting to walk, but even more so when the weather is terrific. it was in the 40s—NICE! This year we had a terrific group of ABRAMS employees walk wth the ballon. Some were relative veterans, others totally new to the experience. View photos from the parade after the break!

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on Monday, November 26th, 2012
in the category Holidays

Wimpy Kid In The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

It's The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

I love parades. It’s true! I’ve been on the sidelines of parades for years while my kids were in marching band, but my favorite is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade which I am lucky enough to march in. I’ve marched in the last two Thanksgiving Day Parades and it has been an extraordinary experience and surprisingly hard work. Read some interesting balloon facts after the break!

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on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
in the category Holidays