Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of the hugely popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. He's also a six-time Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award winner for Favourite Book. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time magazine's 50 Best Websites.
He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England in 1995. Jeff lives with his wife and two sons in Massachusetts, where they own the bookstore, An Unlikely Story.