Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Wrecking Ball cover
The cover

Author/Illustrator/Cover Artist

Jeff Kinney


Abram Books (Amulet Books) (US), Penguin Books (Puffin Books) (UK)

Release Date

November 5, 2019


224 (217 reading pages)

Preceded by

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown

Succeeded by



Gray, Brick Texture Orange

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball is the 14th book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney. It is scheduled to release on November 5, 2019. It was indirectly announced in January 2019[1], and it was officially confirmed on Amazon on February 20, 2019. Its title and cover were revealed on May 14, 2019.


"In Wrecking Ball, an unexpected inheritance gives the Heffley family a chance to make major improvements to their home. But they soon find that construction isn't all it's cracked up to be. When things get rough, will the Heffleys be able to stay . . . or will they be forced to move!?”



Promotional images


  1. This promo for Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal has Greg state that his next book is coming out "this fall."

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