The Bolds in Trouble

Written by Julian Clary

Illustrated by David Roberts

Part of the The Bolds Series

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LoveReading View on The Bolds in Trouble

In a nutshell: another charming, joke-filled adventure for everyone’s favourite hyena family

The Bolds, for those who don’t know, are a family of hyenas living disguised as humans in a quiet street in Teddington. They wear clothes and hats to cover their hyena features, so the neighbours have no idea what they really are, though they notice they laugh a lot, as will readers of these hugely entertaining stories. In this adventure the Bolds run into trouble. A couple of foxes are disturbing the human residents of Fairfield Street putting themselves in danger of being captured. But when the Bolds try to help the foxes they get a very rude response. The story is full of incident, packed with humour (including masses of very good jokes) and the Bolds continue to demonstrate that kindness, tolerance, and a good sense of humour are the elements for a happy life. Required reading. 

Andrea Reece

The Bolds in Trouble Synopsis

The Bolds are back for another hilarious tale! This time, Teddington's wildest family have decided to stay at home and keep their heads down - it isn't always easy hiding tails and fur under clothes, and it's important not to raise suspicion amongst their human neighbours. But trouble soon comes skulking when a very sly fox starts making a big nuisance of himself. It's up to the Bolds to try and stop him - but the solution has them foxed...

The Bolds in Trouble Press Reviews

Continue the hilarious antics of Teddington's most unusual family... As always, David Roberts quirky illustrations enhance the humour   Best New Children's Books Guide, produced by the Publishers Association and published in the Guardian 2018

We love the Bolds and this adventure is another crazy critter caper that won't disappoint.  WRD Magazine

A fourth riotous adventure for the Teddington hyenas -- Fiona Noble  The Bookseller

The Bolds are back in another hilarious tale   Askews & Holts Library Services

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ISBN: 9781783447299
Publication date: 06/09/2018
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781783446308
Publication date: 05/04/2018
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783447299
Publication date: 6th September 2018
Author: Julian Clary
Illustrator: David Roberts
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 304 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Animals, Humorous
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Audio Books

About 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 ...

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