Honour Book for the 2020 CBCA Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Marvel as you enter the fascinating hidden world of ugly animals in this encyclopaedia of the animal kingdom's most unusual and beauty-challenged species. It's time for ugly animals to shine!
With more than sixty ugly animals to explore, this compendium of the unusual celebrates the beauty in 'ugliness'. Children and adults alike will pore over the breathtaking scientific illustrations of unusual animals, debating their relative ugliness and merits, learning about science and nature along the way.
Featuring illustrations and facts about the thorniest species the animal kingdom has to offer, from the naked mole rat to the goblin shark, aye-aye, sphinx cat, blobfish and many more 'ugly' beauties.
This gorgeous hardcover book is illustrated in exquisite detail by exciting new Australian talent, Sami Bayly.
This gorgeous hardcover book is illustrated in exquisite detail by award-winning author and illustrator, Sami Bayly. The perfect companion to The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Dangerous Animals and The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Dangerous Animals.
About the Author
Sami Bayly is a natural history illustrator based in Newcastle, who loves all things weird and wonderful. She finds the beauty and importance of all animals regardless of their appearance, and hopes to share her appreciation with others.
Sami's first book, The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ugly Animals, won the Children's Indie Book of the Year Award and has been shortlisted for the CBCA Eve Pownall Award, the ABIA Book of the Year for Younger Children, the Australian Book Design Awards, and longlisted for the ABA Booksellers' Choice 2020 Book of the Year Awards.
Series: The Illustrated Encyclopaedia series
For Ages: 7+ years old
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 24th September 2019
Publisher: Lothian Children's Books
Dimensions (cm): 29.9 x 24.1 x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.88
Edition Number: 1