The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ugly Animals

By Sami Bayly,

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WINNER CHILDREN'S INDIE BOOK AWARD 2020

CBCA EVE POWNALL AWARD HONOUR BOOK 2020

WINNER THE BEST DESIGNED CHILDREN'S NON-FICTION ILLUSTRATED BOOK ABDA AWARD 2020

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ABIA BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN 2020

Marvel as you enter the fascinating hidden world of ugly animals in this encyclopaedia…

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1 author picked The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ugly Animals as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Why should fluffy, cute and beautiful animals get all the attention? What about the fleshy, bulbous, beady-eyed monstrosities whose bodies favour function over form?

If you’re a weird animal enthusiast like me, this illustrated compendium features the usual suspects, such as the naked mole-rat and southern elephant seal. But it’s also got some obscure surprises, including the (honestly quite attractive) maleo, and the monkey slug caterpillar, also known as the hag moth (both of which are suitable monikers for this shaggy mess of a thing).

It just goes to show that no matter how extensive your knowledge about animals is,…

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