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Who Is Jeff Kinney? (Who Is...?) (Paperback) by Patrick Kinney

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"Even as a kid, everyone thought Jeff Kinney was talented. People loved his drawings, and when he went to college, his comic strip Igdoof was so popular that it spread to other universities. Still, Jeff faced challenges. His cartoons were rejected by syndicates that claimed his art was unprofessional. Then, an idea struck: Jeff would write a journal from the perspective of a child, illustrated with doodles just like a kid might do. And so, the Diary of a wimpy kid series was born"--



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Even as a kid, everyone thought Jeff Kinney was talented. People loved his drawings, and when he went to college, his comic strip Igdoof was so popular that it spread to other universities! Still, Jeff faced challenges. His cartoons were rejected by syndicates that claimed his art was unprofessional. Then, an idea struck: Jeff would write a journal from the perspective of a child, illustrated with doodles just like a kid might do. And so, the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series was born--and it was a hit! In this biography, Jeff's brother, Patrick Kinney, provides a knowledgeable look at the life of this best-selling author/illustrator. From Jeff's childhood pranks to his job developing online games, kids will love the chance to learn more about the creator of the popular Wimpy Kid books.



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Patrick Kinney is a freelance writer living in Northern Virginia. He has written two books for children and provides creative content for Poptropica, a kids' website.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.7 Inches (H) x 5.4 Inches (W) x .24 Inches (D)
Weight: .25 Pounds
Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Number of Pages: 103
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Art / Cartooning, People + Places / United States / General, Biography + Autobiography / Literary
Series Title: Who Is...?
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
Format: Paperback
Author: Patrick Kinney
Language: English
Street Date: August 18, 2015
TCIN: 46768238
UPC: 9780448486772
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-5990
Origin: Made in the USA
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Estimated ship dimensions: 5.31 inches length x 0.25 inches width x 7.63 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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