Diary of a Wimpy Kid

by

Jeff Kinney

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Mr. Ira is the teacher who runs the school newspaper. He publishes Greg’s comic strip, but with some “minor edits.” Unfortunately for Greg, these edits involve entirely changing the comic strip beyond recognition. In the original, Creighton the Cretin ate a math test, whereas in Mr. Ira’s version, Creighton explains fractions.

Mr. Ira Quotes in Diary of a Wimpy Kid

The Diary of a Wimpy Kid quotes below are all either spoken by Mr. Ira or refer to Mr. Ira . For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
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). Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Abrams edition of Diary of a Wimpy Kid published in 2007.
February Quotes

I sat at the end of the lunch table so there would be plenty of room for me to start signing autographs for my new fans. But nobody was coming over to tell me how great my comic was, and I started to get the feeling something was wrong.

Related Characters: Greg Heffley (speaker), Mr. Ira
Page Number: 165
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Mr. Ira Character Timeline in Diary of a Wimpy Kid

The timeline below shows where the character Mr. Ira appears in Diary of a Wimpy Kid. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
February
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...his school. He turns in the comic to the teacher who runs the school newspaper, Mr. Ira , making sure to hide the comics he thinks might be better than his under... (full context)
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Thursday. Greg’s scheme backfires spectacularly when Mr. Ira chooses to publish his comic—but with some “minor edits.” These edits involve entirely changing the... (full context)
May
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Wednesday. Greg had resigned as school cartoonist after Mr. Ira ’s intervention, and he is shocked to see that his replacement is none other than... (full context)