Andy Griffiths is one of Australia’s most popular children’s authors. Andy is best known for The Treehouse series, the JUST! books and The Day My Bum Went Psycho. Over the last 20 years Andy’s books have been New York Times bestsellers, adapted for the stage and television and won more than 50 Australian children’s choice awards. Andy, a passionate advocate for literacy, is an ambassador for The Indigenous Literacy Foundation and The Pyjama Foundation.

BORN 3 September 1961

LIVES Melbourne, Australia

FAMILY Married with 2 daughters (no pets)

STARTED WRITING Aged 6

FIRST PUBLISHED BOOK Just Tricking! (1997)

BOOKS PUBLISHED SO FAR 27

FAVOURITE BOOK/SERIES The Treehouse Series

FAVOURITE AUTHORS Dr Seuss, Enid Blyton, Lewis Carroll

GETS HIS IDEAS FROM Books, movies, music and real life

NEXT BOOK The 52-Storey Treehouse (coming 26 August 2014)

HOBBIES Reading, movies, music, cycling, swimming

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