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In Jeff came up with the idea for Diary of a Wimpy Kid , a story about a middle-school weakling named Greg Heffley. Jeff worked on his book for almost eight years before showing it to a publisher in New York. Jeff Kinney was born in in Maryland and attended the University of Maryland in the early s. However, Jeff was not successful in getting his comic strip syndicated after college, and in he started writing down ideas for Diary of a Wimpy Kid, which he hoped to turn into a book. Jeff worked on the book for six years before publishing it online on Funbrain. To date, the online version of Diary of a Wimpy Kid has more than 80 million visits, and is typically read by more than 70, kids a day.
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Born on February 19, , Jeff Kinney is an American writer whose talents are not limited to writing alone. He is also a cartoonist, producer and game designer in addition to being the bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
Jeffrey Kinney is an American author and cartoonist, best known for the children's book series Diary of a Wimpy Kid. He also created the child-oriented website Poptropica. He has an older brother and sister, and a younger brother. It was in college that Kinney created a popular comic strip, Idgoof , which ran in the campus newspaper, The Diamondback. In January , Kinney brought up the idea of a middle-school weakling named Greg Heffley, who writes illustrated stories about his personal life. The website made daily entries until June Abrams, Inc.