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The Private Blog of Joe Cowley: Welcome to Cringefest

Too old for Wimpy Kid? Meet Joe Cowley!

Author Ben Davis

Suitable for:  Age: 12+

Price:  £6.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-274481-4
Publication date: 07/04/2016
Paperback: 272 pages
Dimensions: 198x129mm

Availability: In stock.

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Joe Cowley is back! And this time it's even more butt-clenchingly embarrassing and excruciating than before. From a 'Grand Gesture' involving Star Trek costumes and the school boyband, to being trapped in a portaloo that's about to be pushed over. Joe's completely up to his neck in it - literally! Welcome to Cringefest . . .

This page was last updated on 15 May 2021 at 19:30 GMT


  • translates the Wimpy formula for a teenage boy audience - Bookseller
  • This is a book that will fly off the shelves - The School Librarian Journal
  • engaging . . . funny, believable - We Love This Book
  • a brilliant amalgamation of theatre of embarrassment, with a sympathetic yet engaging lead, a realistic and entertaining narrative voice, and a full-on sense of humour - The Bookbag
  • This is one of the most humorous books I have ever read, a book that made me laugh out loud. *****5 STARS! - Rose, aged 14
  • This was a funny book that was a bit like the Diary of a Wimpy Kid but older. - Simon, aged 13
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