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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney didn`t grow up wanting to be a children`s author. His dream was to become a newspaper cartoonist, but he wasn`t able to get his comic strips syndicated.

In 1998 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.

The Wimpy Kid Rolling Party Book Tour!

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
4:00 p.m.
Rainy Day Books
(913) 384-3126
Held at Unity Temple on the Plaza, Sanctuary
707 West 47th Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
6:00 p.m.
Mall of America and Barnes & Noble
(952) 883-8800
8100 24th Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55425

Thursday, November 15, 2012
6:00 p.m.
Books & Co Oconomowoc
(262) 567-0106
Held at Oconomowoc High School Field House
641 East 4th Street
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Friday, November 16, 2012
6:00 p.m.
Anderson`s Bookshop Naperville
(630) 355-2665
Held at Still Middle School
787 Meadowridge Drive
Aurora, IL 60504

Saturday, November 17, 2012
6:00 p.m.
Joseph Beth Booksellers
(513) 396-8960
2692 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45208

Sunday, November 18, 2012
7:00 p.m.
Nicola`s Ann Arbor
(734) 662-0600
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Monday, November 19, 2012
3:30 p.m.
Pooh Corner
(616) 942-9887
1886 Breton Road Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
7:30 p.m.
Books of Wonder
(212) 989-3270
18 West 18th Street
New York, NY 10011