Hugh Holman March 2016Hugh Holman is a zoologically-trained actor, who also writes books. He is from a tiny hamlet called The Shoe, which is just outside Bath, though he currently resides in London.
Yes, The Shoe.
The Almost Animals is where Hugh’s fascination for natural history meets his bizarre imagination.
Like everyone else, Hugh is, first and foremost, an animal.

The Almost Animals

A glorious, quirky tale about a crocogator’s search for acceptance in Elsewhere. Everyone has heard of crocodiles. Everyone has also heard of alligators. But have you heard of a crocogator? How about an orangupanda or a deerkat? Or a rhinuffalo? These, and other marvellously peculiar creatures, are THE AMINALS! They are animals, they are just…


Genre: Animals, Fiction, Quirky, Strident
Subjects: Acceptance, discovery, Diversity, Journey, self-awareness
Illustrated by Hugh Holman