Big Shot is the 16th book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney. In this audiobook, Greg Heffley finds himself in hot water when he accidentally ruins his school photo and has to go retake it. To make matters worse, he’s also been paired with Turd Ferguson for the project. As if things weren’t bad enough, Greg’s mom forces him to start practicing violin for an upcoming recital. Can Greg survive these challenges and come out on top?
For who is this book for ?
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is geared towards children in grades 2-6. Big Shot is the 16th book in the series, and follows Greg Heffley as he faces various challenges at school and at home.
- The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is hilarious and engaging for children
- The audiobooks are well-acted and entertaining
- This book features hardcover pages and an attached bookmark
- The narrator’s voice can be grating at times
- The jokes can get a little old
- It might be tough to follow the story if you haven’t read the previous books in the series
Learn more about the author
Jeff Kinney is the creator of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series and was named one of TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in 2009. He is also the author of two books for adults, The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book and The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary. Jeff lives with his wife and two sons in Massachusetts.
“Greg is back with more antics in this 16th book of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. In Big Shot, Greg has to retake his school photo after accidentally ruining it and he’s been paired up with Turd Ferguson for a project. As if that wasn’t bad enough, his mom makes him start practicing violin for an upcoming recital. Will Greg be able to survive these challenges?”
“This audiobook is another great addition to the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Jeff Kinney’s writing skill makes you feel like you are right there with Greg, experiencing all his ups and downs. The audio narration by Ramon de Ocampo is perfect for the book, adding humor and personality to each character. I would highly recommend this audiobook for fans of the series as well as new listeners.”
“Don’t miss the latest installment in Kinney’s endlessly funny Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Sixth-grader Greg Heffley is determined to take his yearbook photo for all the world to see – even if it means being stuck with Turd Ferguson as his partner. Meanwhile, there’s big news at home: Mom’s been hinting that she and Dad are finally ready for another baby. Is this one going to be a jock like Greg or…gulp…a girl? As always, Jeff Kinney cooks up plenty of hilarity in Big Shot.”
“5 stars. I ESPECIALLY loved that this book was read by Greg Heffley himself! It made the story even funnier to me.”