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’Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ author Jeff Kinney coming to Austin next week

Nicole Villalpando
nvillalpando@statesman.com
Children hold up masks of the face of fictional character Greg Heffley during a gathering with author Jeff Kinney, at the publishing house Gyldendal in Oslo, Norway, in 2018. [Ole Berg-Rusten/NTB scanpix via AP]

Do you have a “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” fan in your home?

Author Jeff Kinney will be in Austin next week to promote his 14th title in that series “Wrecking Ball.”

You can hear him read from the book and meet him at a special BookPeople off-site event. It’s happening at Hill Country Bible Church, 12124 RM 620 N., 6 p.m. Tuesday.

The event is in partnership with Leander Independent School District and Hill Country Bible Church.

To attend, you have to get a ticket, which is the cost of a book. Go to bookpeople.com to get your ticket.