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
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Average rating: 3.86 · 15,115 ratings · 1,458 reviews · 56 distinct works · Similar authors
The Day My Butt Went Psycho
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3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 1,430 ratings — published 2001 — 13 editions
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The 13-Storey Treehouse
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 1,436 ratings — published 2011 — 15 editions
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Just Crazy
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 993 ratings — published 2000 — 4 editions
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Just Annoying
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 1,008 ratings — published 1998 — 12 editions
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Just Stupid!
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 865 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
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Just Disgusting!
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 806 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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Just Kidding
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 637 ratings — published 2001
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The 26-Storey Treehouse
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 775 ratings — published 2012 — 11 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 — 663 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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Zombie Butts From Uranus
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 658 ratings — published 2003 — 7 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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3.8063906545267137 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 5,821 ratings

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Treehouse (4 books)
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4.057142857142857 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 2,835 ratings

The Day My Butt Went Psycho Zombie Butts From Uranus The Final Conflict
Butt Trilogy (3 books)
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3.7246022031823744 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 2,451 ratings

Treasure Fever! Pencil Of Doom! Mascot Madness! Robot Riot!
Schooling Around! (4 books)
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3.937869822485207 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,014 ratings

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