The Ugly Five

Who needs cute critters? It’s time to celebrate ugly animals! The Ugly Five are proud of how hideous they are. There’s the bristly wildebeest, the yucky bald vulture, the spotty hyena and the gangly marabou stork. Not to mention the warthog, who is covered in – you guessed it – warts! As they swagger across the African savannah, showing off their glorious yuckiness, their cheeky rhymes will make you laugh out loud. Don’t be disgusted. They might be gangly, warty, bumpy, bristly, spotty and stinky – but they’re perfect just the way they are!

  • Brand new from no. 1 bestselling team Julia and Axel
  • A heartwarming comic rhyme that is a joy to read aloud
  • Celebrates difference and shows that we all deserve love
  • Beautiful artwork brings the savannah to glorious life

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  • Julia donaldson t 160

    Julia Donaldson

    Julia Donaldson is one of the UK’s best loved authors, known for brilliant picture books like The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Stick Man. She was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

    Awards

    Julia has won many major book prizes, including the Smarties and Blue Peter Awards for The Gruffalo, the Blue Peter and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Room on the Broom, the British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year for The Gruffalo’s Child and the Red House Award for Super Worm. Julia was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

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    Axel Scheffler

    Axel is the illustrator of The Gruffalo and many other favourite picture books.

    Awards

    Axel has won many of the major book prizes, including the Smarties and Bluue Peter Awards for The Gruffalo, the Blue Peter and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Room on the Broom, the British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year for The Gruffalo’s Child and the Red House Award for Super Worm.

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