Jeff Kinney, author of the best-selling “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” inside his new bookstore An Unlikely Story in Plainville.

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Jeff Kinney, author of the best-selling “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” inside his new bookstore An Unlikely Story in Plainville.

‘Wimpy Kid’ author opens bookstore in Plainville

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Friday at an old market turned into a bookstore by children’s author Jeff Kinney. By Rebecca Fiore

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