Jan 07, 10
Read in December, 2010 — I own a copy, read count: 1
Greg Heffley wants to spend his entire summer vacation watching TV and playing video games, but his mother thinks differently. She wants to have a family-togetherness vacation. Greg doesn't want to, but besides that he spends days on end with Rowley at a country club. So far everything is ok for Greg but when the large bill for all the smoothies he and Rowley drank and they had to pay for it. They try to pay off the debt by creating a lawn mowing company but it fails because of their poor quality. Greg eventually forgets about the bill and moves on to something else...his birthday. Greg's presents aren't as satisfying as he had hoped for. Rowley's father doesn't like Greg a lot, but his wife convinces him to bring him on a vacation with Rowley. Greg doesn't enjoy his trip, their cabin has no TV. Rowley's father was beginning to like Greg again until they visited the boardwalk, when Greg did something not so pleasing (you'll have to read the book to find out). Greg goes on a bunch of other summer adventures but you will have to read the book to find out.
I liked the book it was interesting, but it wasn't greatly written.
I recommend this book to children 7-12.