The Ugly Five

Who’s that singing on the savannah? It’s top-five ugly animals in Africa! The wildebeest, warthog, vulture, hyena and marabou stork swagger proudly across savannah, rejoicing their ugliness – delighting babies, who think they’re perfect just way they are.

Sie gelten als die “hässlichen Fünf” der afrikanischen Wildnis: das hässliche Gnu, scheußliche Hyäne, kahle Geier, borstige Warzenschwein und bucklige Marabu. Bei Julia Donaldson singen stapfen hässlichen Fünf glücklich durch Welt. Denn sie wissen längst, was ihre Kinder gerne rufen: “Ihr fünf seid so schön, Besten Welt!”

Who’s that singing on the savannah? It’s top-five ugly animals in Africa! The wildebeest, warthog, vulture, hyena and marabou stork swagger proudly across savannah, rejoicing their ugliness – delighting babies, who think they’re perfect just way they are. Inspired by real-life Ugly Five safari animals, Julia Donaldson Axel Scheffler’s gorgeous picture book is a jubilant celebration of are often rather unloved. funny, heart-warming rhyme joy to read aloud, while bold, comical illustrations bring savannah spectacularly life.

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