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  • Published: 3 March 2016
  • ISBN: 9781448188253
  • Imprint: Andersen Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

The Bolds to the Rescue



Another helping of hilarious fun and mischief with Britain's wildest family! The Bolds' family home is getting rather crowded with even more animal misfits, from a sheep that hates the outdoors to a crocodile who likes baths. What ever will they do?

More wildly funny animal madness from dream team Julian Clary and David Roberts!The Bolds are a family of hyenas living as humans in a suburban house. But now their kindness to animal waifs and strays has become legendary, and more and more animals keep turning up to stay! Roger the sheep flocks to their house, and Fifi the poodle turns up to learn some new tricks, whilst Sheila the crocodile decides to stay for a while.But when the Bolds take in a couple of race horses who are on the run, they worry their animal magnetism is getting to be too much. Have these hyenas bitten off more than they can chew?

  • Published: 3 March 2016
  • ISBN: 9781448188253
  • Imprint: Andersen Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

About the authors

Julian Clary

Julian Clary is a comedian, entertainer and novelist, who has toured across the world with his one-man shows. He became a household name in the late 1980s, and remains one of the country’s most popular (and least predictable) entertainers. Julian has appeared on numerous popular TV shows including Celebrity Big Brother (which he won), Strictly Come Dancing, This Morning, QI, Have I Got News For You and is a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4’s Just a Minute. He has starred in West End productions of Taboo and Cabaret, and appears in panto most years – he loves wearing silly clothes and lots of make up! Julian also narrates the Little Princess children’s television series. He lives in London with his husband.

David Roberts

Nick Ronald and David Roberts are now firmly established names in the decorating world. They opened their first Grand Illusions shop in St Margaret's, Twickenham, in 1987. An inspirational home furnishings and accessories store, Grand Illusions brings innovative home ideas to an appreciative audience. As well as the shops in St Margarets, there are now two sister shops in Richmond and Bath plus two thriving mail-order catalogues, Maison and Maison Bis. Nick and David also run highly successful paint techniques courses and their ideas are featured regularly in magazines and on television, including BBC's Home Front. Their first book, Grand Illusions, was published in 1996 with Grand Illusions New Decorating following in 1998. Nick and David have recently moved to the country where they are renovating an eighteenth-century house.

Praise for The Bolds to the Rescue

Wonderful illustrations bring this surreal tale to life and fans of Fizzlebert Stump will find much to love.

Guardian, The Best New Children's Books

It’s ludicrous, charming and very, very funny, with a subtle underlying message about live-and-let-living

Andrea Reece, Lovereading4Kids

A winner of a sequel, just the ticket for lovers of Roald Dahl.

Kirkus

Delightfully silly, full of fun, and laugh out loud funny... we need more funny books like this in the world!

The School Librarian

Roberts' illustrations are a joy.

Fiona Noble, The Bookseller

Hilarious

Glasgow Herald

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