Diary o a Wimpy Wean: Up Tae the Oxters
Translated by THOMAS CLARK
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End in Scots
When Greg Heffley and his faimily shoot the craw and heid aff on a cross-country campin trip, they're ready tae gie it absolute laldy. But their jaikets are on a shoogly peg wance they end up stranded at a caravan pairk that's mair 'skiddin in the midden' than 'roamin in the gloamin'.
It looks like the gemme's a bogey for the Heffleys when the rain comes bucketin doon and the watter stairts tae rise, leavin them tae wunner if they can still save their holiday - or if they're awready in it up tae the oxters.
Published: 10th November 2020
Extent: 224 pages
Jeff Kinney is the #1 USA Today, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series and a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Book. Wrecking Ball, book 14, was published in November 2019, and was an instant #1 global bestseller. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal was published in April 2019, was an instant #1 global bestseller, and has remained at the top of the New York Times bestseller list since publication. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time’s 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England in 1995. Jeff lives with his wife and two sons in Massachusetts, where they own a bookstore, An Unlikely Story.
Thomas Clark is a Scots poet, writer and translator. He has performed at schools, festivals and literary events across the country, from the Edinburgh Book Festival to the StAnza Poetry Festival, from Sky Sports to the BBC. His most recent book for children was a Glaswegian rendition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. He is currently poet-in-residence at Selkirk Football Club.
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