3 September 1961 |
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", 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. 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 and Dutch.
Books written and published
Short story collections
- 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
- The 13-Storey Treehouse (01 Sep 2011)
- The 26-Storey Treehouse (01 Sep 2012)
- The 39-Storey Treehouse (01 Sep 2013)
- The 52-Storey Treehouse (01 Sep 2014)
- The 65-Storey Treehouse (12 Aug 2015)
- The 78-Storey Treehouse (Jul - Sep 2016)
Please Note: The 78-Storey Treehouse" has not been released yet.
All information correct as of 12 Aug 2015
- The Day My Bum Went Psycho (2001), published in the US as The Day My Butt Went Psycho
- Zombie Bums from Uranus (2003), published in the US as Zombie Butts From Uranus
- Bumageddon: The Final Pongflict (2005) published in the US as Butt Wars: The Final Conflict
"A&T's World of Stupidity" series
- What Bumosaur is That? (2007), published in the US as What Buttosaur is That?
- What Body Part is That? (2011)
- 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)
- Mowing Tentacles and Weeding Giant Clams 1984 by Gothic Farmyard
- "How Can I Stop The Leak by IVORY COAST (Skippy the Butcher)". YouTube. 2010-06-26. Retrieved 2013-04-22.