Monday, January 10, 2011

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid



Drawing clip from the Diary of a Wimpy Kid


Ever since I bought the first 3 books of Diary Of A Wimpy Kid (initially for me to read first!! then to pass to Ilham when he is bigger) just over a year ago, Ilham is hooked on the books. He simply love them. He has been rereading them for many times now, I think the first book alone, he reread 5/6 times, and everytime, he laughed just as if reading it for the first time :D Now, had he shown similar interest when reading his Muqaddam, I would feel very very happy indeed !!! I don't blame him, I enjoyed reading the books as well, they made me smile even reading the first page...


First page of the 1st book..


Anyway since then, we have bought all the 6 books available, including the latest one "The Ugly Truth". The only one we have not bought is the Diary of a Wimpy Kid : Do-It-Yourself Book. They even have a movie made based on this book and Ilham had been so looking forward to see the movie which was released in the summer, but somehow the movie was not shown here!! What a shame...




The 4th and 5th books


The latest book


Ilham has been so inspired by these books that he even has his own diary err.. journal to write, just like Greg the main character. He even draw himself exactly like Greg, just scroll to the bottom and you will know what I mean.


Initially he had been writing quite regularly, but now since summer he had been distracted by other activities because we went back home to Malaysia. Sadly to say, since he started school here at the British School, he has not been very productive in his writing. For that very reason I have been very "persuasive" in my encouragement for him to write :D And this is what happen when I did that. Instead of writing something interesting that happened to him, he wrote this.... (hope you can read)

Part 1/4

Part 2/4

Part 3/4

Part 4/4


I told him to "put your heart in writing" and that is exactly what I got - a drawing of his heart on a plate !!!

8 comments:

Cheqna said...

Hahaha..so cute...pandai dia filled up the 2 pages requested by his mum..eat your heart out..

and you look cute with your "hair" like that. ;)))

That books look interesting, once saw it at MPH but rasa macam mahal beno..kedekut lah pulak..haha

btw, pls check ur email..ada query..hehe

:-)

Cat-in-Sydney said...

Mother of Iham,
He was literally getting back at you for telling him to write though he doesn't want to. har har har *evil laughs*

I amsterdam said...

Dear Cheqna,

He was repeating the sentenses!! and he drew me exactly like the mom in the book!!

The books are funny.. I purposely put the first page of the bk for your benefit he..he.. Baru2 ni Man beli hardcover(yg purple tu) kat KLIA rm65 tapi kat sini baru 13euro & yg paperback pula rm43 uhh.. mahal!!! A set of 1st 3 books(paperback), u can get for 18euro. I rasa murahla sbb rate dlm 4.1 kan.. If u want I can buy bila school buat order nanti...

I amsterdam said...

Dear Cats,

Har..har.. I deserved it I suppose :D

TK said...

Senyum je baca your post ni..
Pandai pulak tu dia lukis heart.
My son mmg minat sangat DOAWK. The Movie Diary je I belum beli. Dia dah ulang baca so many times all the books..He put them at the bedside and would read them before he goes to sleep. I pun suka baca..hehe

i amsterdam said...

Dear TK,

It's a fav amongst kids at ISA. Bila ada expo buku, buku tu memang laris & cepat habis. Dutch version pun ada. I memang enjoy baca :D My grand nephew yg sama anak u pun suka. Memang berbaloi beli :D

Nana said...

Haha...Pandai pulak dia kenakan mak dia in sort of 'silent' way.
Kecik2 dah pandai lukis jantung. Ada bakat ni! :)

i amsterdam said...

Dear Nana,

Tu la.. susah betul nak suruh menulis sekarang. I tengok kat sek tu tak banyak writing sangat.. tu yg suruh dia buat kat rumah tu..(sigh)

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