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Summary

Mr and Mrs Bold are just like you and me: they live in a nice house, they have jobs and they love to have a giggle. One slight difference: they're hyenas. That’s right - covered in fur, tails tucked into their trousers, and they really like to laugh.

So far the Bolds have managed to keep things under wraps. But the nosy man next door smells a rat. Could this be the end of Teddington's best-kept secret?

©2015 Julian Clary (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

Critic reviews

"Funny and clever with a good dose of yucky humour. Children will appreciate the wry digs at the nonsense of modern living." ( The Bookseller)

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Amazing

It was so funny I had a great laugh even though I was ill it was wrote perfectly I would rate it 10/10

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The bolds

I liked it because it was hilarious

It was heart warming

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brilliant performance

Lovely story

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So funny!

I love this book,it Is not only hilarious but it has a really exciting story line too. When I listen to it I want to keep listening and find out what happens to the lovely bolds! Overall this is one of my favourite books.

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Love Julian

This was for me to listen to a supposedly adult earring on pensioner but love Julian and this was a light hearted fun story to listen to made all the better by Julian narrating it’s was light hearted and fun.
I have just listened to Julian and his dogs The Lick Of Love which was very very good, I will be listening to the next story about The Bolds very soon.

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surprisingly fun!

Wasn’t sure what to expect but as an adult who has listened to a few serious books lately - I was ready for ‘light’ !!! As a great Julian Clary fan, I downloaded all the Bolds books and found myself laughing away whilst listening and doing the chores! For all ages with imagination! Really great - thanks Julian

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Very funny 😄

Love it 😀
All ages will Love it
as so funny 🤣 Can't wait for next one.

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This book is so good you have to read it and the rest of the books

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I love this book

It was so funny I love that the Bold’s are Hyena’s. I was surprised when Mr McNumpty said he was a bear but I’ve listened to it so much I’ve memorised it now!

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This book is so exciting and fun.

This book is so exciting and fun.
The hyenas are so cute and funny.
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very funny

very funny. I shared it with friends in car journey and we all found the jokes funny (age 10)