About the book, movie and authors
The Fat Boy Chronicles was inspired by an obese 8th grader in Cincinnati. The novel is a heartwarming, sometimes heartbreaking, realistic view of life told through the journal of a bullied overweight 9th grader named Jimmy Winterpock. The book is available in bookstores and online at Amazon.
Now, the book been adapted into a screenplay and the movie in finished. Release is planned for early 2010.