Uugghh! by Claudia Boldt


Written by Claudia Boldt
Illustrated by Claudia Boldt
Part of the Child's Play Library Series

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Striking illustrations cleverly carry the message about what is beautiful in this story that is also about a special friendship. When Spider finds that the reason Slug is crying is because he says everyone thinks he is so ugly, he decides to help Slug with the problem. Soon Spider and Slug are finding out what people think is beautiful – and why. As a result, Slug learns that beauty is how you see things – and that may have some nasty shocks attached to it!


Uugghh! by Claudia Boldt

Uugghh! A Slug! Slug feels completely unloved by the world, and can't help feeling it may have something to do with appearances. Happily, new-found friend Spider is on hand to explain that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

About the Author

Claudia Boldt

Selected as a Booktrust Best New Illustrator of 2011.

Claudia went to Glasgow School of Art as well as Kingston University where she graduated with a Masters in Illustration in 2007. The same year she founded Cloud Cuckoo Studio with fellow illustrator Katharina Koall in London's East End.

What Claudia likes doing most is writing and illustrating fun and slightly absurd comedies for 4 year olds! She wants to entertain while remaining truthful to her personal emotions, interests and ideas.

Apart from making picture books her work has been exhibited internationally and was showcased in several publications including Images 33 and the 3x3 Illustration Directory. Recent editorial commissions include Waterstone's Books Quarterly, Die Zeit and Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin.

Claudia was chosen as one of Booktrust's Best New Illustrators for 2011.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Child's Play (International) Ltd an imprint of Child's Play International Ltd

Publication date

21st February 2011




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