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Created by Magdalena and Laurent Richard
Starring Nick Chambers
Felicity Duncan
Jo Lee
Juliet Prague
Samantha Shaw
Narrated by Josie Lawrence
(only on the audiobooks)
Country of origin France
Original language(s) French
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26 (52 segments)
Executive producer(s) Marie-Josee Corbiel
Christine Cote
Frederic Peuch
Running time 11 minutes (segment)
/ 23 minutes (episode)
Production company(s) PlanetNemo Animation
Subsequence Entertainment
Original network Treehouse TV
First shown in Canada
Original release September 4, 2006 (2006-09-04) – February 23, 2014 (U.S.)

Bali is an animated television series, based on a series of French children's books by Magdalena Richard and Laurent Richard that were published by Editions Flammarion. It was produced by Paris-based PlanetNemo Animation and Subsequence Entertainment, in association with CBC Radio-Canada, TVOntario, Knowledge Network, France 5, Disney Channel France and RTBF, and with the participation of the Shaw Rocket Fund, the Quebec Film and Television Tax Credit, Telefilm Canada, the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, and the Canadian Television Fund (or the Fonds canadien de television in French). PlanetNemo Animation has licensed the television program to more than 20 countries worldwide and has sold U.S. media and merchandising rights.

The show premiered in Canada on Treehouse TV on April 5, 2005 and 2006 and reran from January 1, 2007 until March 28, 2012. It was also shown on PBS Kids in the United States in 2010-2011 and 2013-2014.


The show follows the adventures of Bali, a modern preschool puppy; his mom and dad; his little sister Lea; and Kikou, his stuffed animal in a city apartment in New York City.


  • Bali
  • Bali's Dad
  • Bali's Mom
  • Lea
  • Madame Olga
  • Maman
  • Nanou
  • Tito
  • Tamara
  • Sacha
  • Charlie
  • Suan
  • Saba
  • Mateo


Each episode consists of two segments:

  1. "Brrr! It's Cold!"
  2. "Lollipops Everywhere!"
  3. "I Need A Haircut"
  4. "Nanou To The Rescue"
  5. "I'm Not Scared"
  6. "I Need To Keep Going"
  7. "I'm the Cook"
  8. "Go Team, Go!"
  9. "I Want To Be Tall!"
  10. "We Need to Stay Awake"
  11. "Vroom, Vroom!"
  12. "My Little Fish"
  13. "Searching for Treasure"
  14. "My Papili's Garden"
  15. "A Present for Nana"
  16. "I'm So Hot!"
  17. "I Don't Want to Give it Back"
  18. "Robo-Bear to the Rescue!"
  19. "I'm Sleeping at Tamara's"
  20. "I Don't Want New Shoes"
  21. "A Surprise Adventure"
  22. "Roll Camera, Action!"
  23. "It's Wrong to Cheat"
  24. "Too Many Stories"
  25. "I'm Not Sharing!"
  26. "You're Mean"
  27. "My New Friend Mateo"
  28. "Come on, Dad, Let's Go, Let's Go!"
  29. "Splish, Splash, I'm Swimming!"
  30. "Don't Cry, Tamara!"
  31. "I'm So Upset"
  32. "Oh No! I'm Lost"
  33. "Look at That, and That, and That!"
  34. "When I Grow Up"
  35. "Welcome, Saba!"
  36. "It Was an Accident!"
  37. "What a Mess!"
  38. "But We're Not Tired"
  39. "Boo!"
  40. "Quiet, Dad and Lea are Sick!"
  41. "I Don't Like Parents Arguing"
  42. "Ow, It Hurts!"
  43. "Nana and Papi are Lost!"
  44. "I Want to Race"
  45. "Old Toys Are Fun!"
  46. "Yum Yum, It's Dinner Time!"
  47. "It's A Fun Party!"
  48. "I'm Not Having Fun"
  49. "I'm Making New Friends"
  50. "Wow! It's Not So Easy!"
  51. "Nooo, I Want To See The Movie!"
  52. "Yahoo! It's Christmas!"


Bali received the top prize in the animation category at the 2005 MIPCOM Jr. It had won awards at the Prix Gémeaux Awards and Argentina's Cordoba Intl. Animation Festival - ANIMA.

In other media


The book series the television series is based on was written by Magdalena Richard and Laurent Richard, and was published by Editions Flammarion:

  • Bali fait du vélo
  • Bali et Kikou, au bain!
  • Bali va à l'école
  • Bali dit non
  • Bali et ses petits trésors
  • Mon livre jeu Bali-Bali en vacances
  • Bali attend Noël
  • Bali a la varicelle
  • Bali va chez Nanou
  • Bali va à la mer
  • Soun dort chez Bali
  • Bali a un nouveau lit N. éd.
  • Bali pique-nique à la maison N. éd.
  • Bali prend son bain
  • Bali a un nouveau lit
  • Bali a une baby-sitter
  • Bali joue à cache-cache
  • Les plus belles histoires de Bali
  • Bali a la varicelle

Stage show

Bali has had a stage show run in Paris called "Pakita Chante Bali".

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