Julian Clary will be reading excerpts form his new children’s book 90 metres above the Thames on World Book Day.

The comedian will read from The Bolds To The Rescue, while traveling on the Emirates Air Line cable car.

However, there is a catch, as just three competition winners will be able to take part in the experience on Wednesday, March 2.

Boarding at the Emirates Greenwich Peninsula terminal, the lucky three will have a 20 minute exclusive preview of the book before its official release later that day.

The winners will be encouraged to get into the spirit of the story by dressing up as their favourite animal.

Story time: The comedian will read from The Bolds to the Rescue, while traveling on the Emirates Air Line cable car

The Bolds To The Rescue is about a family of hyenas hiding their identity and living as humans in Teddington in Middlesex.

The hyenas fear to have bitten off more than they can chew when they take in a couple of race horses who are on the run and lots of other animal waifs and strays.

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Views: Julian Clary will read from his new book on The Emirates Air Line

Julian said: “How exciting - to read parts of my new book, The Bolds to the Rescue, in such a scenic location. “World Book Day is a great way to encourage children to enjoy reading, and I hope this event is a day to remember for the lucky winners.”

Those who would like to take part have until midnight on Sunday, February 28 to email their answer to the following question:

What animal are the Bolds?

A) Hyenas

B) Cats

C) Monkeys

Email the answer to EALSkyHighStorytelling@tfl.gov.uk with your name, your child’s name and age and the best phone number to contact you on.