Author(s): Andy Griffiths
Is this the right book for you? Take the SHOCKING TEST and find out. Do you wish you could drive around in a monster truck crushing everybody and everything that gets in your way? Do you love watching videos of people having painful accidents? Do you do any - or all - of the following: touch electric fences, play with loaded mousetraps or put buttons up your nose? Do you think stories about exploding pink butterflies are funny? Do you ever laugh so hard that you feel like you're going to throw up all over yourself...and then you actually do? Score: One point for each yes answer. 3-5: You are a shocking, shocking person! You will love this book. 1-2: You are quite shocking! You will love this book. 0: What a shocking score! You will love this book.
Winner of YABBA Award for Fiction - Younger Readers 2008 and KOALA (Kids Own Australian Literature Awards): Younger Readers 2008.
Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton are a creative partnership that began with Just Tricking! in 1997 and now extends to six Just books and over a million copies sold. Their partnership continued with the award-winning The Bad Book, the off-the-wall success of The Cat on the Mat is Flat (which has been shortlisted for the CBC Book of the Year for Younger Readers award) and, most recently, What Bumosaur is That? They are now published all over the world including the US, where Andy's Bum books have made the New York Times bestseller lists.