1. There are 13 books of Dork Diaries by Rachel Renee Russell
The series has 11 short novels, and 2 bonus books that have a mix of stories, activities and tips for customising your own diary
2. The main character is named after the author's daughter
3. Actually, the whole family is involved!
Russell works with her 2 daughters to write and illustrate the books as part of TEAM DORK!
4. There have been 5 MILLION copies of the book sold in the US
5. There also a Dork Diaries spin off series called The Misadventures of Max Crumbly
It follows an average teenage boy as he struggles with his complete lack of superpowers
6. There might just be a Dork Diaries film!
Rumour has it that some of the team behind Mean Girls and Twilight are involved in creating a film version, which we think would be AMAZING!