Ugly-Cute: What Misunderstood Animals Can Teach Us about Life (Hardcover)

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This book introduced me to my two new favorite animals - The Yeti Crab & Leaf Sheep Sea Slug.

— Lexi


It's time to shun our perfectionist society and discover the beauty in everything

Ugly-Cute is an adorkable compilation of misunderstood, underappreciated species including well-known lovable uggos, like sun bears and pugs, as well as obscure weirdos, like the star-nosed mole and the aye-aye. Each chapter is dedicated to a different ugly-cute animal and the ways in which we can learn from them.

1. Pink Fairy Armadillo
2. Aye Aye
3. Star-nosed Mole
4. Wombat
5. Sucker-footed Bat
6. Sun Bear
7. Tapir
8. Anteater
9. White-faced Saki Monkey
10. Yeti Crab
11. Pug
12. Axolotl Salamander
13. Proboscis Monkey
14. Aquatic Scrotum Frog
15. Emu
16. Blobfish
17. Hairless Cat
and more

About the Author

Jennifer McCartney is a New York Times bestselling journalist, editor, and author of numerous books. Her 'Little Book of Animal Philosophy' series with HarperCollins is published in 17 countries. She has written about utopias, time machines, and train travel for outlets like BBC Radio 4, The Atlantic, Architectural Digest, Vice Magazine, Teen Vogue, Curbed, USA Today, and CBC. She is a regular contributor to Publishers Weekly. Her parody The Joy of Leaving Your Sh*t All Over the Place (W.W. Norton) is a New York Times bestseller, published in 8 countries. In addition to non-fiction, she has published one bestselling novel Afloat (Hamish Hamilton/Penguin). The Times Literary Supplement called the debut "powerfully evoked...riotous, and disquieting."
Product Details
ISBN: 9780008527051
ISBN-10: 0008527059
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: August 30th, 2022
Pages: 224
Language: English