Andy Griffiths





Andy Griffiths

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September 03, 1961

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As a child my favourites were Lewis Carroll, Dr. Seuss, Enid Blyton an...more


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Andy Griffiths is Australia’s most popular children’s writer. He is the author of over 20 books, including nonsense verse, short stories, comic novels and plays. Over the past 15 years Andy’s books have been New York Times bestsellers, won over 50 children’s choice awards, been adapted as a television cartoon series and sold over 5 million copies worldwide.

Andy is best known as the author of the much-loved Just! series and The Day My Bum Went Psycho. In 2008 Andy became the first Australian author to win six children’s choice awards in one year for Just Shocking!, smashing his previous record of 4 awards for The Bad Book in 2005.

In 2008 Andy and his wife Jill collaborated with The Bell Shakespeare Company on the popular and critically accl...more


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Average rating: 3.82 · 11,421 ratings · 1,270 reviews · 50 distinct works · Similar authors
The Day My Butt Went Psycho
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 1,177 ratings — published 2001 — 12 editions
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Just Annoying
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 844 ratings — published 1998 — 12 editions
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Just Crazy
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 795 ratings — published 2000 — 4 editions
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Just Stupid!
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 707 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
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Just Disgusting!
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 656 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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Just Kidding
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 502 ratings — published 2001
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The 13-Storey Treehouse
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 622 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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Zombie Butts From Uranus
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 561 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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The Big Fat Cow That Goes K...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 517 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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The Cat on the Mat Is Flat
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 468 ratings — published 2007 — 10 editions
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More books by Andy Griffiths…
Just Annoying Just Disgusting! Just Stupid! Just Crazy Just Joking Just Kidding Just Wacky
Just series (10 books)
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3.7970644543714105 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 4,701 ratings

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Butt Trilogy (3 books)
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3.676669893514037 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 2,066 ratings

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Treehouse (4 books)
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4.043478260869565 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 1,035 ratings

Treasure Fever! Pencil Of Doom! Mascot Madness! Robot Riot!
Schooling Around! (4 books)
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3.901356350184957 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 811 ratings

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