By Bayly, Sami
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. With more than sixty ugly animals to explore, this compendium of the unusual celebrates the beauty in 'ugliness'. Children an...d 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. This book features illustrations and facts about over 60 animals including the naked mole rat, goblin shark, aye-aye, sphynx cat, blobfish and many more 'ugly' beauties. This gorgeous hardcover book is illustrated in beautiful scientific detail by exciting new Australian talent, Sami Bayly.Read more
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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. Sami has just turned 23. To keep up to date you can follow Sami on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/samibayly/
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