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Jeff Kinney & Dav Pilkey

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See Jeff and Dav create a story smashup before a live kid audience. Then tell us how YOU think the story should end for your chance to win the GRAND PRIZE..!
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Jeff Kinney
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Dav Pilkey
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Learn more about Jeff Kinney, creator of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series!
Jeff Kinney photo by Jonathan Beckerman
Learn more about Dav Pilkey, creator of the Captain Underpants series!
Dav Pilkey photo by Kai Suzuki
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Turn this event into an exciting classroom experience.

Submit entries by February 14, 2014.


Watch the webcast.

Download existing story panels and finish the story. (Available starting January 15.)

Submit your entry by February 14:

The Mini-Story Cliff-Hanger Contest
P.O. Box 714
New York, NY, 10013-0714
One Grand-Prize Winner will have his or her entry framed with the existing panels, autographed by the authors themselves.
10 Runners-Up will receive their very own graphic storytelling extravaganza book collections!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. All students in grades 2 through 8 in a U.S. school who are legal U.S. residents are eligible to enter, except those who have family members employed by Scholastic Inc. Every entry MUST include student name, teacher name, grade/age, school name, address and phone number and mailed to: Mash-Up Mini-Story Cliffhanger Contest, P.O. Box 714, New York, NY, 10013-0714. One (1) Grand Prize Winner (approx. retail value: $300) and ten (10) Runners Up (approximate retail value: $75) will be selected based on clarity of thought, execution and creativity. Winners will be notified on or about March 13, 2014. Complete rules: Void where prohibited.


Jeff Kinney is the bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, which has over 85 million copies in print in 44 languages around the world.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid won Favorite Book at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards three times, and Jeff was twice voted Author of the Year at the Children's Choice Book Awards.

Jeff was also named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World and is the creator of, a virtual world for kids. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two sons.

The NEW Diary of
a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck
is here.

Will Greg Heffley's luck
ever change? There's only one way to find out....
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Can Jeff draw Greg...blindfolded? Tune in to the webcast to see how close he gets–no peaking, Jeff!

Dav Pilkey created his first stories as comic books while he was in elementary school. Since then, in addition to the Captain Underpants series, his Scholastic books include numerous popular, award-winning books for children, such as Dog Breath, winner of the California Young Reader Medal; The Paperboy, a Caldecott Honor book; The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby, which debuted at #1 on the New York Times Best Sellers list; The Adventures of Ook & Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future, a #1 New York Times best seller, and the Dumb Bunnies series. For more information about Dav Pilkey, visit:

The NEW Captain Underpants is here– and in FULL-COLOR!
These two elementary school rebels will make you laugh out loud.
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Dav tries his hand at drawing Jeff's Wimpy Kid. Tune in to the webcast– who knows what he'll come up with!