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Julian Clary and David Roberts

Language: English
Genre: Family, Humour
Age group: 6-8, 9-11

Watch comedian and writer Julian Clary and acclaimed illustrator David Roberts discuss their book The Bolds together. You will hear all about the Bolds, and what it’s like to be an undercover hyena in Teddington. David also gives some top illustration tips and shows how he brings the Bold family to life!

If you only do one thing

We know time is tight, so here is just one activity you could do with your class before or after watching the event. 

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Organise pupils into groups and allocate each group a habitat such as desert, arctic or rainforest. Ask each group to imagine a new species based on their allocated habitat. They should think of a name for their species, and decide what it will eat, how it will move, its appearance and the skills which it needs to survive in the chosen environment. Pupils can also create a drawing of their species, and then present their new species to the rest of the class. 

For shorter clips from this event visit the BBC Scotland Learning(this will open in a new window) website.

A full transcript of the event is available to download.

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