The World of Weird Animals

Take a walk on the wild side with zoologist Jess Keating as she introduces readers to the the weirdest, wildest, pinkest, scariest, cutest, grossest, and biggest critters in the animal kingdom!

Big as a Giant Snail

Big as a Giant Snail By Jess Keating; with illustrations by David DeGrand

Go big or go home! Meet the biggest weirdos on Earth in this colosally cool collection from the team that brought you Pink Is For Blobfish.

Gross as a Snot Otter

Gross as a Snot Otter By Jess Keating

Animal Planet meets Captain Underpants in the ickiest, squickiest, most fart-filled World of Weird Animals book yet, from the creators of Pink Is for Blobfish.

Cute as an Axolotl

Cute as an Axolotl By Jess Keating

“Cats of Instagram” meets National Geographic in this hilarious picture book about nature’s cutest weirdos from the author of Pink Is for Blobfish!

What Makes a Monster?

What Makes a Monster? By Jess Keating

Monsters are real—and they’re everywhere in nature! Animal Planet meets Godzilla in this nonfiction picture book that puts the “Ack!” into backyard science.

Pink Is For Blobfish

Pink Is For Blobfish By Jess Keating

It’s Pinkalicious meets Fear Factor in this nonfiction picture book introducing the weirdest, wildest, pinkest critters in the animal kingdom!

Jess Keating

JESS KEATING is a zoologist-turned-author who writes with the sort of wisdom you can only get from multiple crocodile bites and skunk sprays. Jess has been making up stories for as long as she can remember, and at the age of eight, she even started a library in her room (mainly so she could charge her brother late fees). She is the author of Pink Is For Blobfish, The Girl Who Built an Ocean, Shark Lady, and many more outstanding nonfiction picture books. She lives with her husband in Ontario, Canada, where she is hard at work on her next book.

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