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Diary of a Wimpy Vampire

Extent: 224pages

Size: 198x129mm

Publication Date: 20/05/2010

Price: £7.99

ISBN: 9781843174585

Categories: Fiction, Humour

About the Book

Publication Date: 15/10/2010

Price: £7.99

ISBN: 9781843176121

Categories: Fiction, Humour

About the Book

Like Edward Cullen in Twilight, Nigel Mullet was transformed into a vampire when he was still a teenager, and will remain this age forever. Unfortunately, Nigel became a vampire at the awkward age of fifteen, and must spend eternity coping with acne, a breaking voice, and an ineptitude with girls . . . In this, his excruciatingly funny diary, Nigel chronicles his increasingly desperate attempts to be noticed by the love of his life, Chloe Sparrow, the constant mortification caused by his vampire parents (not to mention the worry that they might accidentally eat one of his friends), and the frustration one feels when you've got the whole of boring eternity stretching out in front of you and you can't even have a lie-in (vampires don't sleep). Forced to hang out with the Goths and emo kids due to his pale skin and social awkwardness, and constantly battling his embarrassingly overwhelming desire to sink his fangs into Chloe's neck, will Nigel ever get his girl? Fantastically witty and hugely entertaining, this fun and accessible diary will appeal to anyone, teenage or otherwise . . .

*Winner of the Lincolnshire Young People's Book Award 2012

About the Author

Tim Collins is originally from Manchester, but now lives in London. He is the author of over thirty books including Wimpy Vampire, Cosmic Colin and Dorkius Maximus. His books have been translated into over thirty languages and he has won awards in the UK and Germany.


  • 'Teens who are fans of the Twilight saga will love this laugh-out-loud parody', Women's Way (Ireland)
  • 'This hilarious book will have you laughing your head off as you learn of the misfortune of Nigel Mullet', Fresh Direction Magazine
  • 'A good story, which children will relate to, but with a moral adults will appreciate as well', The Bookbag