Killer Koalas from Outer Space

And Lots of Other Very Bad Stuff That Will Make Your Brain Explode!

By Andy Griffiths; Terry Denton (Illustrator)
(Feiwel & Friends, Hardcover, 9780312367893, 172pp.)

Publication Date: October 11, 2011

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Surprise, absurdity, and laugh-out-loud humor are the hallmarks of this "New York Times-"bestselling author, and in "Killer Koalas from Outer Space, " Griffiths offers up a collection of ridiculous stories featuring zombie kittens, rocket stealing ants, and of course, killer koalas from outer space.




About the Author
Andy Griffiths is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Day My Butt Went Psycho!", "Zombie Butts from Uranus!", and "Butt Wars! The Final Conflict", as well as "The Big Fat Cow That Goes Kapow" and "The Cat on the Mat Is Flat". In 2007, he became the first Australian author to win six children's choice awards in one year for "Just Shocking!" He is passionate about inspiring a love of books in his young readers, and works as an ambassador for the Indigenous Literacy Project, which provides books and literacy resources to remote indigenous communities around Australia. Andy is a big fan of Dr. Seuss and of cauliflower. He lives in Melbourne, Australia, and is Australia's most popular children's writer.

Terry Denton is known for his humorous illustration style and has worked with Andy on the JUST! books among others. He lives by the sea in Australia with his wife, three kids, and a pop-up toaster that only toasts on one side.


Praise For Killer Koalas from Outer Space

“With a tone that veers between crass and cautionary, the nonstop absurdities and blatant hyperbole will easily find an audience with middle-graders.” --Booklist “…Andy Griffiths kicks up the silliness a few notches in this collection of ridiculous stories featuring zombie kittens, rocket stealing ants, and, of course, killer koalas from outer space.” --TucsonCitizen.com “…plenty of kids who will laugh their heads off…” --Publishers Weekly "The genius of this subversive little tome lies in its perfect combination of zany subject matter that will appeal to a broad spectrum of readers and a format that make it easily accessible to beginning and struggling readers.” --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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