中學生Greg是一個沒膽又懦弱的怪咖--為了拯救他的男子氣概，Greg的爸爸Frank努力地幫他報名各種體育課程，嘗試「各種」方法，不過Greg也能找到各種理由逃避這些事情、化解危機。但這一次不一樣了，Frank竟然恐嚇Greg，要送他進軍事學校？Greg該怎麼辦？ Greg的生活冒險與學校經歷是由美國漫畫家Jeff Kinney所創作出來的，Diary of a Wimpy Kid漫畫系列在2004年開始在Funbrain.com這個專為兒童與老師設計的網站中連載，由於故事內容貼近生活、用語幽默、加上線條簡單的趣味圖像風格，受到廣大青少年讀者的歡迎，成書之後狂掃各大書店暢銷榜，銷量已經超過百萬本，作者打算出版一系列共五本書，加上一本”Do-It Yourself”的DIY主題書。 看這個Wimpy Kid的漫畫日記，不但幽默好笑又精彩，貼近美國文化的用語對話，還可以讓學到實用的英文會話！ 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 almost 100,000 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.