The 13-Storey Treehouse

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The 13-Storey Treehouse
The 13-Story Treehouse.jpg
US edition cover
AuthorAndy Griffiths
IllustratorTerry Denton
SeriesTreehouse series
GenreJuvenile fiction
Published2011 (Pan Macmillan Australia)
LC ClassPZ7.G88366 Th 2011
Followed byThe 26-Story Treehouse 

The 13-Story Treehouse is a 2011 book[1] written by author Andy Griffiths and illustrated by Terry Denton,[2] and a stage play based on the book.[3] The story follows Andy and Terry, who are living in a 13-story treehouse, struggling to finish their book on time among many distractions and their friend Jill, who lives in a house full of animals and often visits them. According to the book, the 13-story treehouse has "a bowling alley, a see-through swimming pool, a tank full of man-eating sharks , a secret underground laboratory, a vegetable vaporizer and a marshmallow machine that shoots marshmallows into your mouths when it sees that you are hungry".

The 13-Story Treehouse won the Australian Book Industry Awards Book of the Year for Older Children 2012.[4][5]

The book has spawned a series of sequels:

  • The 26-Story Treehouse (released September 2012)
  • The 39-Story Treehouse (released September 2013)
  • The 52-Story Treehouse (released August 2014)
  • The 65-Story Treehouse (released August 2015)
  • The 78-Story Treehouse (released August 2016)
  • The 91-Story Treehouse (released August 2017)
  • The 104-Story Treehouse (released July 2018)
  • The 117-Story Treehouse (released August 2019)


  1. ^ Griffiths, Andy; Denton, Terry (illustrator) (2013). The 13-story treehouse. Feiwel and Friends. ISBN 9781250026903. LCCN 2013404222.
  2. ^ "Review: The 13-Story Treehouse". Kids' Book Review. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  3. ^ Blake, Jason (September 23, 2013). "Andy Griffith's 13-Story Treehouse goes to the edge of the ridiculous". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Winners of the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) 2012 Announced". Readings. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  5. ^ "History - Past ABIA Winners". Australian Book Industry Awards. Retrieved 12 July 2014.