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Key Features

  • The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse: The Animated Story
  • Adapted into an animated short film and shown on BBC1 Christmas 2022
  • Author: Charlie Mackesy
  • Publisher: Penguin / Ebury Press
  • Format: English
  • Language: Hardback
  • Pages: 192

Full Description

A book for all ages, a book for all time. Adapted into a short animated film, coming this Christmas.

Enter the world of Charlie's four unlikely friends, discover their story and their most important life lessons.

The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse have been shared millions of times online. They've also been recreated by children in schools and hung on hospital walls. They sometimes even appear on lamp posts and on cafe and bookshop windows. Here, you will find them together in this book of Charlie's most-loved drawings, adventuring into the Wild and exploring the thoughts and feelings that unite us all.

'A wonderful work of art and a wonderful window into the human heart' Richard Curtis

Reviews from the Publishers website

Wise words James Corden

Charlie Mackesy's mesmerizing debut combines the simplicity of 'The Giving Tree', magic of 'The Velveteen Rabbit' and the curiosity of 'Paddington' Elisabeth Egan, The New York Times

Simply, the world needs Charlie's work right now. Miranda Hart

Love, friendship and kindness - this book speaks a universal language. Bear Grylls

A wonderful work of art and a wonderful window into the human heart. Richard Curtis

Pure Joy London Evening Standard

The world that I am required to inhabit is this one. But the world that I long to inhabit is the one that Charlie Mackesy has created. Elizabeth Gilbert

Those in need of peace will find it between the covers of this elegant picture book for adults and children The New York Times

You will not be able to buy a more beautiful book for Christmas for somebody you love Chris Evans

Simply, the world needs Charlie's work right now. Miranda Hart

About the Author: Charlie Mackesy British artist, illustrator and author Charlie Mackesy began his career as a cartoonist for The Spectator, before becoming a book illustrator for Oxford University Press. His award-winning work has featured in books, private collections, galleries and public spaces around the world.

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  • Author: Charlie Mackesy
  • Publisher: Penguin / Ebury Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 192
  • ISBN-13: 978-1529197686
  • ISBN-10 1529197686
  • BIC Categories: Graphic novels, Graphic novels: literary & memoirs, Ethics & moral philosophy, Popular philosophy, Children's / Teenage: general non-fiction
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