ISBN-13: 9781783444496

RRP: £12.99

Published: 3rd March 2016

Length: 288 Pages

The Bolds to the Rescue

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?


"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."

"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