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Author Bayly, Sami, author, illustrator

Title The illustrated encyclopaedia of ugly animals / Sami Bayly
Published Sydney, NSW : Hachette Australia, 2019


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Description 127 pages : colour illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents Amazon River dolphin -- American manatee -- Antarctic scale worm -- Asian sheepshead wrasse -- Atlantic mudskipper -- Atlantic trumpetfish -- Australian brush-turkey -- Australian ghost shark -- Australian white ibis -- Aye-aye -- Bald-headed uakari -- Black musselcracker -- Black rain frog -- Black snub-nosed monkey -- Blobfish -- Bornean orangutan -- California condor -- Chinese softshell turtle -- Creatonotos gangris -- Fangtooth moray -- Gelada baboon -- Giant anteater -- Goblin shark -- Greater sage grouse -- Hairless Chinese crested dog -- Hammer-headed fruit bat -- Hellbender -- Helmeted guineafowl -- Helmeted hornbill -- Humpback anglerfish -- King vulture -- Largetooth sawfish -- Malayan tapir -- Maleo -- Mandrill -- Marabou stork -- Mexican mole lizard -- Monkey slug caterpillar -- Naked mole rat -- North Sulawesi babirusa -- Northern bald ibis -- Northern ground-hornbill -- Ocean sunfish -- Proboscis monkey -- Purple pig-nosed frog -- Red-lipped batfish -- Reticulate stargazer -- Saiga antelope -- Santiago giant tortoise -- Sarcastic fringehead -- Sea lamprey -- Southern cassowary -- Southern elephant seal -- Star-nosed mole -- Surinam toad -- Tardigrade -- Turkey vulture -- Vulturine guineafowl -- Whitemargin unicornfish -- Wild turkey
Summary 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. Includes description, conservation status, diet, location/habitat and fun facts
Notes Shortlisted by the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) for the 2020 "Eve Pownall Award"
"A Lothian Children's Book"
7-12 years
Subject Animals -- Juvenile literature
Animals -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile
LC no. be2019035730
ISBN 9780734419019
Other Titles Encyclopaedia of ugly animals
Ugly animals