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The Last Straw (Wimpy Kid, Bk 3)
The Last Straw - Wimpy Kid, Bk 3
Author: Jeff Kinney
Let's face it: Greg Heffley will never change his wimpy ways. Somebody just needs to explain that to Greg's father. You see, Frank Heffley actually thinks he can get his son to toughen up, and he enlists Greg in organized sports and other "manly" endeavors. Of course, Greg is able to easily sidestep his father's efforts to ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780810971080
ISBN-10: 0810971089
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 215
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

4.3 stars, based on 47 ratings
Publisher: Amulet
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed The Last Straw (Wimpy Kid, Bk 3) on
Helpful Score: 3
These books are great. Though, they are written for kids, there is quite a bit of humor that an adult can also appreciate. My nine year-old son and I love this series. There is enough bathroom humor to keep him entertained and the doodles are quite funny as well.
reviewed The Last Straw (Wimpy Kid, Bk 3) on + 10 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This isn't a bad series, but I suggest reading the online version that it is based on. The online version is less censored, has more interesting and funnier plotlines, and is generally better. Go to for it.
reviewed The Last Straw (Wimpy Kid, Bk 3) on + 380 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
My thoughts:

* Really quick read
* Cartoons are always comical.
* Shows Greg is really starting to grow up and get new interests.
* Is perfect for everyone, especially for a little light reading.


* This was not as funny as the last two
* There is no real change in any of the other characters, so the same jokes have been told before.
* There are a lot of things that happen within this novel that mean absolutely nothing.
* He is extremely self-absorbed and therefore we have a limited view of everything that happens around him, I think that the more this series continues the less connection most boys will have with him.
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reviewed The Last Straw (Wimpy Kid, Bk 3) on + 13 more book reviews
These books are GREAT!If you just have an hour to waste, they are funny, quick reads and I hope that we see a lot more books like this. Great for all ages, and especially if you need something to brighten your day, because this is sure to be a highlight.
reviewed The Last Straw (Wimpy Kid, Bk 3) on
This book is a great book for kids. It has great safe humor. No bad languege.