Greg's dad, Frank, is on a mission - a mission to make this wimpy kid, well, less wimpy. All manner of 'manly' physical activities are planned, but Greg just about manages to find a way out of them. That is until military academy is is mentioned and Greg realizes that he's going to have to come up with something very special to get out of this one . . .
Jeff Kinney is the author of the bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Diary of a Wimpy Kid was his debut novel and the comic adventures of his protagonist, Greg Heffley, began online in 2004 on funbrain.com where 70,000 children read about him every day. To date the series has sold over 11 million copies in the US alone. Jeff is an online developer and designer. He lives with his family in southern Massachusetts, USA.