Andy Griffiths





Andy Griffiths

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September 03, 1961

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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: 3.84 · 12,552 ratings · 1,238 reviews · 58 distinct works · Similar authors
The Day My Butt Went Psycho
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 1,276 ratings — published 2001 — 12 editions
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Just Crazy
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 885 ratings — published 2000 — 4 editions
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Just Annoying
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 916 ratings — published 1998 — 12 editions
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Just Stupid!
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 788 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
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The 13-Storey Treehouse
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 856 ratings — published 2011 — 11 editions
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Just Disgusting!
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 737 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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Just Kidding
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 581 ratings — published 2001
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The Big Fat Cow That Goes K...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 569 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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Zombie Butts From Uranus
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 606 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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The Cat on the Mat Is Flat
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 524 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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3.8077798861480074 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 5,270 ratings

The Day My Butt Went Psycho Zombie Butts From Uranus The Final Conflict
Butt Trilogy (3 books)
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3.7034203420342036 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 2,222 ratings

The 13-Storey Treehouse The 26-Storey Treehouse The 39-Storey Treehouse The 52-Storey Treehouse
Treehouse (4 books)
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4.0532051282051285 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 1,560 ratings

Treasure Fever! Pencil Of Doom! Mascot Madness! Robot Riot!
Schooling Around! (4 books)
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3.9101123595505616 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 890 ratings

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