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A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month | February 2017 Book of the Month There are wonderful new laughs as the Bolds, the hairiest family in Teddington, set off on holiday. The extended Bold family – that’s Mr and Mrs, the twins Bobby and Betty, Uncle Tony whom they rescued from a safari park and Miranda a monkey who was rescued too - are going camping in Cornwall. Simple enough except that the Bolds have a very BIG secret. Will they be able to keep everything they need hidden while they are away? Being the Bolds, things are bound to go wrong – and they do especially when Bobby is mistaken for a puppy and snatched by a notorious dognapper! David Roberts’s brilliant illustrations make the most of Julian Clary’s riotous story. ~ Julia Eccleshare
Julia Eccleshare's Picks of the Month for February 2017
Young Magicians and the Thieves' Almanac by Nick Mohammed
A Busy Day for Birds by Lucy Cousins
Mind the Gap by Phil Earle
The Bolds on Holiday by Julian Clary
The Unexpected Love Story of Alfred Fiddleduckling by Timothy Basil Ering
The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis
Carry on camping with dream team Julian Clary and David Roberts! It's the summer holidays, and the hairiest family in Teddington decide to take a well-earned holiday by the seaside. With their extended hyena family in tow, they head on down to Cornwall for a spot of camping. But it's never long before trouble sniffs these hyenas out, and Bobby is mistaken for a pup and snatched by a wicked dognapper. The Bolds will need all their ingenuity to hunt her down and rescue all the pilfered pooches. But can these hyenas-in-disguise save the day, without letting the cat out of the bag...?
For games, activities and more about the series visit www.andersenpress.co.uk/TheBolds
Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review the first title in the series, The Bolds. You can click here to read their full reviews.
Praise for The Bolds -
‘Glorious’ DAILY MAIL
‘Heaps of fun’ HEAT
‘Wildly original’ KIRKUS
‘Will have kids rolling on the floor with mirth’ FAY WELDON
|Publication date:||2nd February 2017|
|Publisher:||Andersen Press Ltd|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Family / Home Stories, Humorous, Animals|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month, Julia Eccleshare's Picks, eBooks, Reviewed by Children|
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 ...More About Julian Clary