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Ice Cream Cone Worm. Monkeyface Prickleback. Pink Fairy Armadillo. You’re called WHAT?!

Welcome to the Ministry of Silly Animal Names where all the creatures have one thing in common: they want to change their names.

A unique and rip-roaringly funny, tongue-twisting story full of weird and wonderful real creatures and facts at the end that will amaze. Written by Kes Gray, the bestselling, award-winning author of Oi Frog! and illustrated with charm and wit by dazzling new talent, Nikki Dyson.

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Catalogue number

70 in UK Teen January 2024






Macmillan Children's Books

Date published

July 5th, 2018

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  • 32 pages




  1. Alfie Harry
    on 21 May 2020

    You’re called what?

    It was a funny book with lots of facts.

    5out of 5
  2. Miss N
    on 20 May 2020

    What a funny book!

    I loved reading this book! It made me laugh and I can't believe there are such funny named animals in the world.

    5out of 5
  3. Mrs Stokes
    on 19 May 2020

    A brilliant book

    I really enjoyed this book. I loved all the different animals with the funny names. I really liked the non-fiction bit at the back which told you facts about the animals.

  4. Mrs MacAulay
    on 17 May 2020

    A funny take on unique animals

    I thought the book was clever and funny, I enjoyed learning about all these different animals and actually thought the Fried egg jelly fish was the funniest name for an animal. It was an excellent insight into our amazing world of animals!

    5out of 5
  5. Mrs Farrell
    on 16 May 2020


    We love this story in our house. It is funny, charming and very interesting. We always thoroughly enjoy the fact pages at the back. It is fascinating to see how these real creatures have been turned into characters in a story.

    5out of 5

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