Funny man Andy Lee threatens, bribes and sulks in first book, Do Not Open This Book.

by |September 7, 2016

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Andy Lee needs no introduction, but we’ll include one anyway.

He’s the co-host of the radio program Hamish and Andy for the Drive Home, and most well known for his drive-time radio show, The Hamish & Andy Show, again with Hamish Blake. You’ll also recognise him from the smash-hit Nine Network series Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year.

Andy has now added children’s book author to his repertoire.

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Andy wrote Do Not Open This Book as a surprise for his sister and her husband to celebrate the 1st birthday of their son, George. Only 1 copy was ever meant to be printed. However, this book was too good to not share.

The main character in Do Not Open This Book will do anything for you not to open this book! Threats, bribes, sulking and reverse psychology, he’ll try it all. Young readers will love doing everything they’re asked not to!

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The text is accompanied by the quirky illustrations of Heath Mckenzie, the much loved Melbourne-based illustrator who has published over 100 titles. Heath’s drawn himself below…


For a limited time Booktopia has signed copies. Grab yours before stock runs out!

 Do Not Open This Bookby Andy Lee, Heath McKenzie (Illustrator)

Do Not Open This Book

by Andy Lee, Heath McKenzie (Illustrator)

This guy will do anything for you not to open this book!

Threats, bribes, reverse psychology - you name it!

A hilarious new book from radio extraordinaire and all-round funny guy, Andy Lee.

Young readers will love doing everything they're asked not to!

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Anastasia Hadjidemetri is the former editor of The Booktopian and star of Booktopia's weekly YouTube show, Booked with Anastasia. A big reader and lover of books, Anastasia relishes the opportunity to bring you all the latest news from the world of books.


  • Amy

    September 7, 2016 at 8:36 pm

    Does anyone else think this is exactly like “There’s a monster at the end of this book”?

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