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In the Studio: Ramón de Ocampo

Looks like Ramón de Ocampo had some fun in our studio when recording Hard Luck, book eight in Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series!

Listen to chapter one of Hard Luck

In 1998, author Jeff Kinney came up with the idea for Diary of a Wimpy Kid, a story about the adventures and struggles of a middle school weakling named Greg Heffley. Jeff worked on his book for almost eight years before showing it to a publisher in New York. The series started online on Funbrain.com in 2004 and made its print debut in April of 2007. Of the ten books in the series, three have been made into movies: Diary of a Wimpy KidRodrick Rules, and Dog Days.

Book 1: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Book 2: Rodrick Rules
Book 3: The Last Straw
Book 4: Dog Days
Book 5: The Ugly Truth
Book 6: Cabin Fever
Book 7: The Third Wheel
Book 8: Hard Luck
Book 9: The Long Haul
Book 10: Old School

Ramón has narrated more than 100 audiobooks, including the bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid young adult/children’s series and the adult fiction bestseller turned film This Is Where I Leave You (for reviews and a book list, click HERE). He has won nine AudioFile Earphones Awards for his narration, including awards for Best Voice two years in a row.

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