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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown
Diary of a wimpy kid the meltdown
The book's official cover from the series' official website.

Author

Jeff Kinney

Publisher

Abram Books (Amulet Books)

Release Date

October 30th, 2018

Pages

TBC

Preceded by

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway

Followed By

Book 14

Color

Dark Purple (Spine: Alternating colors of Dark Purple and Oriental Blue)

Book Number

13

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown is the 13th book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. The book will be released on October 30th, 2018.

Main Characters

Plot

When the schools get shut down because of a snowy day, the neighborhood transforms into a wintry battlefield. Some rival groups fight over territory, Some rival groups build massive snow forts, and some rival groups stage epic snowball fights. In the cross-hairs are Greg Heffley and his trusty-true to the end-best friend, Rowley Jefferson.

It's a fight for survival as Greg and Rowley navigate against alliances, betrayals, and warring gangs in a neighborhood meltdown. When the snow clears, will Greg and Rowley emerge as heroes? Or will they even survive to see another day?  [2]

Synopsis

TBA

Trivia

  • This is the second purple book, the first being The Ugly Truth.
  • This is the 13th book in the series.
  • This is the third book to not have the word "Diary" in yellow. The first two books are Dog Days and Hard Luck.
    • However, this is the first odd-numbered book to not have the word "Diary" in yellow.
  • This is the first book to use two different shades of one color. On the top half of the book, it is colored Blue-ish Dark Purple. While on the bottom half of the book, it is colored Red-ish Dark Purple.
    • However, the overall color of the book is still Dark Purple, anyway.
  • This is the second book where the words "of a Wimpy Kid" are in purple. The first is Old School.
  • This is the first time the subtitle is colored in a different colour other than yellow.
  • This is the third time the spine uses these following two colors and they are: Dark Purple and Oriental Blue. The other two books are Double Down which uses these following two colors: Red-Orange and Yellow and The Getaway which uses these following two colors: Azure and Oriental Green.
  • This is the first book since Dog Days to be released in October.
  • This is the fourth book to include a reptile-skin design.
    • This is also the third book to include the new Amulet logo.
  • This is the sixth book to feature Greg's trademark frown. The others were: Diary Of A Wimpy Kid, Dog Days, The Ugly Truth, Old School, and The Getaway.
  • This is the third book to have a resemblance to the story on the cover, after Dog Days. As purple and blue are "cool colours".
  • This is the fifth book to take place in winter. The first four books are Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Rodrick Rules, The Third Wheel, Cabin Fever, and The Getaway.
  • This is the third time Greg screwed up a project without research.

References

Errors

TBA

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