CHILDREN’S BOOK OF THE YEAR, INDIE BOOK AWARDS 2020 Marvel as you enter the fascinating hidden world of ugly animals in this encyclopaedia of the animal kingdom’s most unusual and and so-called ‘ugly’ species. It’s time to see ugliness in a whole new light! With more than sixty 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, discovering why these animals developed such extraordinary features and 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, blobfish and many more. This gorgeous hardcover book is illustrated in exquisite detail by debut artist Sami Bayly.