Jeff Kinney Talks Fatherhood, Latest Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Book & More

Jeff Kinney talks with me about his new book, The Deep End from the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. We talk about how he tries to mirror what families are experiencing this year in The Deep End. Jeff also talks about his fatherhood journey with me. In addition to his journey we talk about the values he looks to instill into his kids as they grow up. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five. 

About Jeff Kinney 

Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times best-selling author. He is a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Book for his Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. 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’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 a bookstore, An Unlikely Story. For more Wimpy Kid, visit

Follow Jeff on Twitter at @wimpykid. Go to to pick up The Deep End and his other fantastic books. 

About The Deep End 

The Deep End is book 15 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from bestselling author Jeff Kinney. Greg Heffley and his family hit the road for a cross-country camping trip, ready for the adventure of a lifetime. But things take an unexpected turn, and they find themselves stranded at an RV park. It is not exactly a summertime paradise. When the skies open up and the water starts to rise, the Heffleys wonder if they can save their vacation. Or maybe they’re already in too deep.

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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast 

The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. Please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts.

3 thoughts on “Jeff Kinney Talks Fatherhood, Latest Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Book & More”

    • We do too in our household. Glad you enjoyed the interview.


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