Andy Griffiths (born 1961) is an Australian children's book writer. Two of his works, the Just! series and the Bum trilogy, have been adapted into animated series: What's with Andy? and The Day My Butt Went Psycho!.
He tends to work with illustrator Terry Denton. He is married to Jill Griffiths, his editor and sometimes co-writer.
His works include:
- Andy Griffiths' Just Series
- The Bum Trilogy
- Treehouse series
- Schooling Around series
- The Bad Book series
- Andy & Terry's World of Stupidity series
Not to be confused with the American actor Andy Griffith.
This author and his work provide examples of:
- Creator Couple: His wife Jill is also his editor and has helped with writing some of his later books. According to Andy, "She particularly loves working on the rhymes."
- Tribute to Fido: He had a dog named Sooty and a cat named Silky. Sooty appears in the Just! series, and Silky in the Treehouse series.
- Tuckerization: The main character of the Just! series is also named Andy, and the main characters of his Treehouse series are named after himself, Terry, and Jill.