Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Halloween-themed 11th book a fun way to discuss kid scares.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 15 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 3+

Do not even bother

Horrible. As said before, this now just the author scraping money. No plot now, just Greg's inappropriate concerns.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
age 18+

Absolute garbage, only read if you’re under the age of 5.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down is an absolute travesty. It’s incredibly unfocused, constantly flip-flopping between different boring stories. Also the jokes aren’t very funny, Greg is much more uninteresting, and the book overall feels like it had no reason to exist and is just a cash grab. So in conclusion, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down is trash, and should only be read to a kid age 0-4.

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