Authors: Jeff Kinney
Tags: #Comedy, #Young Adult Fiction
"The package was the exact right size and shape to be a "Twisted Vlizard game, so X knew Uncle Charlie came through for me. Mom got the camera ready and X tore open
X wer>+ u^> +o my room to take a break
a while. A couple mihu+es la+er, Pad kriocked ori my door. He told me he had my
me out ih the ^ara^e, ahd the reasoh i+ was oo+ there was because it was too b^g to wrap.
Arid when X walked dowh to the garage, there was a hratid-riew weight set.
"Thai +Kihg mus+ KaVe cos+ a -for+uhe. X didh+ have +he heart to tell Pad that X kihd
lost ih+erest ih the whole weight-li-f+ihg +hihg wheh the wres+lihg uhr+ ehded Iasi week. So X >s+ said "+hahks" ihs+ead.
X +K*>>k Pad was exfec+ih^ me +o droj> dowh ahd start doihg some rej>s or somethih^, hut X just excused mysel/ ahd weht back ihside.
At about 6:00, all the relatives cleared out.
X was sittih^ oh the couch watchih^ Mahhy play with Kis toys, /eelih^ pretty sorry -for mysel-f. Xheh Mor< came up to me ahd said that she ■fouhd a
The box was way too big for Twisted Vlizard, but Mom fulled +he same "big box” trick oh me las+ year wheh she got me a memory card for my video game sys+em.
So X ripped opeh the package ahd fulled out my preseht. Ohly this washt Twisted Vlizard, either. X+ was a giaht red woo! sweater.