Children & Young Adult Books:

The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #5)

Click to share your rating 19 ratings (4.8/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!


Paperback / softback
The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #5) by Jeff Kinney
$14.99 save 20%

or own it now, pay later from $10 a week with Learn more

Available on orders $100 to $1000 Learn more

Hurry! Only 2 left at Mighty Ape!

The item is brand new and in-stock in the Mighty Ape warehouse. The item will ship within the timeframe shown below.

Order now and it ships tomorrow!


This product is In stock at Mighty Ape and ready for immediate dispatch

Delivering to:

It should arrive:

  • 17-18 June using Express
    Mighty Ape can deliver this product within 1-2 business days (usually overnight) to urban centres across Australia, and some remote areas. Learn more
  • 19-22 June using standard parcel service

Buy together

12% of people buy The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #5) and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel (Book 7) ~ Paperback / softback ~ Jeff Kinney.

Buy together: $22.71

Customer reviews

4.8 out of 5 stars Based on 19 Customer Ratings

5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Showing top 3 most helpful reviews.

View all 4 reviews...

Write a Review
"An amusing, relatable addition to a deservedly popular series."
4 stars"

The Wimpy Kid, aka Greg Heffley, is back!

When Greg finds himself placed into the Advanced Health unit at school, he soon finds himself having to deal with the new physical and social changes that come with being a teenager, including invitations to parties hosted by the cool kids at school, increased responsibilities at home, and having to have ‘the Talk’ with his grandmother.

Even worse, he can't rely on his best friend, Rowley Jefferson, to help him through, as Greg and Rowley had a falling-out. Can Greg get through these changes and repair his friendship with Rowley-

If your kids have read any of the other Wimpy Kid books, then they'll enjoy this, the fifth.

Just like in the previous books, there are lots of embarrassing situations in store for Greg, including a trip to the dentist that results in Greg having to wear headgear, a parenting exercise involving a missing egg, and having to deal with a lazy maid named Isabella.

And it's not just kids who'll enjoy this book, as parents will enjoy reading about Greg's Uncle Gary, who is getting engaged to his fourth girlfriend in this story.

Overall, this is another funny, relatable story about Greg Heffley that both kids and parents can get into, perfect for fans of the other Wimpy Kid books.

For more great reviews like this one, be sure to check out

"Great book for kids." Purchased on Mighty Ape

The “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” books are all fantastic for getting young readers interested in reading. My daughter insists that I read each book after she finishes it, and I thoroughly enjoy them.

The series is all about life through the eyes of the somewhat egotistical (and idiotic) Greg Heffley as he tries in vain to increase his popularity in school and get the girl.

"Drew me in"
5 stars"
Purchased on Mighty Ape

From the first page my son was drawn into the amazing story, and he has gone from not reading much to reading daily. A wonderful and funny read for all ages.


Where is Greg Heffley going with life now? Will it be more frightening encounters with girls? Is he old enough to shave yet? Is Manny ever going to talk?...

About the Author

Jeff Kinney is an online game developer and designer, and a #1 New York Times bestselling author. In 2009, Jeff was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. 
Release date Australia
November 10th, 2010
  • Children's (6-12)
Country of Publication
All-time sales rank
Top 5000
Product ID

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

Filed under...