The hilarious Long-Lost Secret Diary series puts readers inside the heads of unlucky people in unfortunate situations. The accessible, irreverent stories will keep young readers laughing as they learn the importance of not being afraid to learn from their mistakes. Get to know all the books in the fun and informative series!
Meet Clara—a girl living in Los Angeles, California, in 1915. Major motion-picture companies have moved out to Hollywood, and she’s right in the middle of all the action. When she finds herself working behind the scenes in the film industry for a big-shot producer named Mr. Cheeseman, she’s determined to make it to the top in showbiz as a renowned director, no matter what.
The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World’s Worst Tomb Hunter
Meet Ahmed—a boy living near the Valley of the Kings in Egypt in 1922. When he gets the chance to photograph a dig for archaeologist Howard Carter, he’s eager to contribute and impatient to uncover a secret tomb.
The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World’s Worst Astronaut
Meet Ellie—an enthusiastic, bumbling teenager who is fascinated with Mars. When a misunderstanding lands her in the astronaut training program for the first human mission to Mars, Ellie is determined to prove her worth.
The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World’s Worst Dinosaur Hunter
Meet Ann—a smart but unlucky teenager keeping a diary of her life as she hunts for dinosaur bones. When she gets an opportunity to search for fossils in the American West, Ann is determined to turn her luck around and show the world her discoveries.
The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World’s Worst Knight
Meet Roderick—a scrawny, unremarkable teenager keeping a diary of his life in the Middle Ages. When he’s chosen to become a knight on a quest to find a holy relic (the fingers of St. Stephen), Roderick is determined to prove his honor and graduate from zero to hero.
Meet Thomas—a young man sailing with his parents aboard a merchant ship in the 18th century and prone to daydreaming about living an exciting life as a pirate on the high seas. When a pirate crew led by Captain Bartholomew Morgan takes over the ship, Thomas stows away and is accepted into their motley gang. However, life as a pirate proves far less romantic than what he was expecting.