Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Book review by Debra Bogart, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Sweet, funny summer vacation tale in 4th installment.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 25 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 106 reviews

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age 7+

everyone summer going great well nearly everyone summer

as the third favourite in the series this one a good read too not as great as cabin fever and long haul but still good all Greg was to do for summer is play video games but his mum has other ideas also the book teaches you that when you get a new dog never send the worst speller to get the name on the bowl
age 9+

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days

Parents need to know this book is a pretty good book for there children. This book shows the story in Greg's diary written as his own way. The story will take place in summer vacation. Find out why in the story Greg's mom struggles with Greg about playing video games all summer. Greg had a different idea from his mom. Greg gets a crush on a high school senior and follows her around and tries to help her to get her attention, but does he success in getting her? This book is overall funny and children will enjoy this book as they will laugh.

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Book Details

  • Author: Jeff Kinney
  • Illustrator: Jeff Kinney
  • Genre: Humor
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Amulet Books
  • Publication date: October 12, 2009
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 9 - 12
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Last updated: July 19, 2018

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