Andy Griffiths

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Not to be confused with actor Andy Griffith.
Andy Griffiths
Born (1961-09-03) 3 September 1961 (age 53)
Melbourne, Australia
Occupation Author
Genre Humour

Andrew "Andy" Griffiths (born 3 September 1961) is an Australian children's book author and comedy writer. He is most notable for his Just! series, which was converted into an animated television series called What's with Andy?. Originally a vocalist with 80s alternative rock bands such as "Gothic Farmyard" and "Skippy the Butcher",[1] in 1992 he turned to serious writing.

Andy Griffiths has been to a number of book readings and he loves reading his books to young fans.[citation needed] He also has an illustrator that illustrates all his books whose name is Terry Denton. Many of his writings have translated into other languages such as French.

Books created[edit]

Short story collections[edit]

"Bad" books[edit]

"Just!" series[edit]

  • Just Tricking (1997) Published in the US as Just Joking!, published in New Zealand as Just Kidding'' (1998)
  • Just Annoying (1997)
  • Just Stupid! (1999)
  • Just Crazy! (2000), published in the US as Just Wacky
  • Just Disgusting! (2002)
  • Just Shocking! (2007)
  • Just Macbeth! (July 2009)
  • Just Doomed! (April 2012)
  • Just Three for Free- contains Playing Dead (Just Tricking!), In the Shower with Andy (Just Annoying!) and Runaway Pram (Just Stupid!).



"Schooling Around" series[edit]

"Treehouse" series[edit]

  • The 13-Storey Treehouse (2011)
  • The 26-Storey Treehouse (2012)
  • The 39-storey Treehouse (2013)
  • The 52-Storey Treehouse (August 2014)

"Bum" series[edit]

"A&T's World of Stupidity" series[edit]


  • Stinky Stories, illustrated by Jeff Raglus
  • Fast Food and No Play Make Jack a Fat Boy (2006)
  • The Naked Boy and the Crocodile (2011)
  • Andypedia (2012)
  • Once Upon a Slime (2013)
  • The Cat, the Rat, and the Baseball Bat (2013)
  • Ed and Ted and Ted’s Dog Fred (2014)


  1. ^ "How Can I Stop The Leak by IVORY COAST (Skippy the Butcher)". YouTube. 2010-06-26. Retrieved 2013-04-22. 

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