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19 November 2011

How Do You Say "Wimpy Kid" en Espanol?

Now in, the latest installment of Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Cabin Fever.  It reminds of a warmer time, in Spain, when the fifth installment had just been released in Spanish.  I don't know if the concept of "wimpy kid" even translates.  In Spanish, the series is called "Diario de Greg," or "Greg's Diary."  This doesn't quite have the same effect, does it?

An original drawing (take off of the Scratch Scratch frontispiece drawing) by Jeff Kinney along with the colors of the cover of this sixth installment graces the cover of our holiday recommendations, which we do in conjunction with the Great Lakes Booksellers Association.  We are promised that a web version will be available soon and when it is, we will put it up on the website.

Speaking of website, the latest eBook sale ends tomorrow, Sunday, 20 November.  So, stock up now on some entertaining reads for that holiday traveling when you want to have plenty of reading choices, but don't have enough room to carry all the printed bound versions.

Here is an electronic preview of our recommendations.  Yes, I am deliberately choosing books that you cannot possibly want in other than a beautifully four-color printed and bound book.

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