Worzalla Prints 17th Installment of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Worzalla, an employee-owned printing company specializing in high-quality children’s books, cookbooks, and hardcover best sellers, is celebrating the release of "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Diper Överlöde." This is the 17th book from the No. 1 internationally bestselling series "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" by author and cartoonist Jeff Kinney. Worzalla has been the domestic manufacturing headquarters of the popular series since the first book. 
Publisher Abrams announced Diper Överlöde back in May of 2022 so that Worzalla could plan for the production of millions of copies of the 224-page hardcovered young adult fiction book. Worzalla managed the full process of printing the book from putting ink to page, binding, and delivery. The entire process took 80,000 manhours and 2 million pounds of paper, equivalent to the weight of about five blue whales or about two Boeing 747 aircraft at maximum takeoff weight. 
“Worzalla is proud to print a book that so many children and young adults see themselves in and can help them navigate friendships, bullying, and growing up,” says Jim Fetherston, CEO and president of Worzalla. “We’re excited to see how readers will respond to this installment of this wildly popular series.”
In Diper Överlöde, protagonist of the Wimpy Kid series Greg Heffley finds out that the road to fame and glory comes with some challenges. Greg joins his brother Rodrick’s band on tour and learns the unglamorous parts of the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle like late nights, unpaid gigs, fighting between band members and money troubles. The book is told through Greg’s diary and includes black and white cartoons. 
Worzalla prints titles from some of the country’s largest book publishers, including Disney Books, Abrams, Simon and Schuster, Hachette, Penguin Random House, and HarperCollins. Worzalla currently has several open positions for supervisor, operations, and entry-level roles to assist in the book manufacturing process.

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