ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: October 1, 2020
The Ugly Five (BCD)
By (author) Julia Donaldson; Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
Who’s that singing on the savannah? It’s the top-five ugly animalsin Africa! The wildebeest, warthog, vulture, hyena and maraboustork swagger proudly across the savannah, rejoicing in their ugliness- and delighting their babies, who think they’re perfect justthe way they are. Inspired by the real-life Ugly Five safari animals,Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s brand-new picture bookis a jubilant celebration of animals who are often rather unloved.The funny, heart-warming rhyme is a joy to read aloud, whilebold, comical illustrations bring the savannah spectacularly tolife.The book is now available accompanied by an audio CD, performedby award-winning actress, Imelda Staunton. Children can listen tothe full story with music, play The Ugly Five Listening Game andsing along to the brand new song, which was written specially forthis CD by Julia Donaldson.