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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

The 104-Story Treehouse

Dental Dramas & Jokes Galore!

The Treehouse Books (Volume 8)

Written by Andy Griffiths; illustrated by Terry Denton

Feiwel & Friends




Hi, my name is Andy (moan).

Q Who am I?

A Andy. (I just told you that!)

This is my friend Terry (groan).

We live in a tree (moan, groan).

Q What did the rock say when it rolled into the tree?

A Nothing—rocks don’t talk.

Well, when I say “tree,” I mean treehouse. And when I say “treehouse,” I don’t just mean any old treehouse—I mean a 104-story treehouse! (It used to be a 91-story treehouse, but we’ve added another 13 stories.)

So what are you waiting for? Come on up!

Q Which side of a tree has the most leaves?

A The outside.

Q How did the idiot get hurt raking leaves?

A He fell out of the tree.

It’s got a stupid-hat level,

a money-making machine (that also makes honey),

Q Where does Dracula keep his money?

A In a blood bank.

a never-ending staircase,

a Two-Dollar Shop (there’s nothing over two dollars),

Q How do shells get around in the ocean?

A Taxi-crabs.

a Two-Million-Dollar Shop (there’s nothing under two million dollars),

a refrigerator-throwing range (with a refrigerator-vending machine so we never run out of refrigerators),

Q Why did the boy fall off his bike?

A Because his mother threw a fridge at him.

a bunfighting level (with a bun-vending machine so we never run out of buns),

Q How can you say “rabbit” without using the letter R?

A Bunny.

Mount Everest,

a burp bank,

Q What was the tallest mountain in the world before Mount Everest was discovered?

A Mount Everest, of course.

a tangled-up level (where everything is really, REALLY tangled up),

Q What do snakes do after a fight?

A They hiss and make up.

a deep-thoughts thinking room,

a mighty fortress reinforced with extra-strong fortress reinforcer,

Q What is pink and can think?

A A brain.

and a beautiful sunny meadow full of buttercups, butterflies, and bluebirds.

Q Where do butterflies sleep?

A On cater-pillows.

As well as being our home (moan), the treehouse is also where we make books together. I write the words, and Terry draws the pictures.

As you can see (groan), we’ve been doing this for quite a while now.

Q Why did the fly fall off the wall?

A Because it had a piano tied to its leg.

There are, of course, a lot of distractions in a 104-story treehouse (moan) …

Q What’s gray?

A A melted penguin.

but somehow we always get our book written in the end (groan).

Q Why did the boy throw his clock out the window?

A Because he wanted to see time fly.

Text copyright © 2018 by Backyard Stories Pty Ltd.

Illustrations copyright © 2018 by Terry Denton