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Extract | Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway

Greg and his family are getting out of town for Christmas to escape to a tropical island. But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn’t everything it’s cracked up to be. Can their trip be saved, or will it end in disaster? Read a sneak peek below!

Extract: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway
Extract: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway
Extract: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway
Extract: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway
Extract: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway
Extract: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway
Extract: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway
Extract: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway
Extract: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway
Extract: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway
Extract: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway
Extract: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway
Extract: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway
Extract: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Getaway

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway (book 12)

Jeff Kinney

The new hilarious story from Jeff Kinney is the best yet in the brilliant, bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series!

Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town.

With the cold weather setting in and the stress of the Christmas holiday approaching, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family.

But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Sun-poisoning, stomach troubles and venomous creatures all threaten to ruin the family's vacation.

Can their trip be saved, or will this island getaway end in disaster?

Whether a loyal fan already or new to the Wimpy Kid books, THE GETAWAY is the perfect book for young readers this Christmas. With engaging writing, hilarious illustrations on every page and an action-packed holiday-based plot, THE GETAWAY is a winner.

Praise for Jeff Kinney:

'The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - Sun

'Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet' - Independent

'The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - Big Issue

'Hilarious' - Telegraph

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