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The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse

Charlie Mackesy



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Ebury Press
18 October 2019
A reminder of what truly matters, as told through the adventures of four beloved friends. Based on Charlie's daily Instagram. For fans of Winnie-the-pooh's Little Book of Wisdom.

Discover the very special book that has captured the hearts of millions of readers all over the world.

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

A book of hope for uncertain times.

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 - perhaps you've seen them? 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. Perhaps you saw the boy and mole on the Comic Relief T-shirt, Love Wins?

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.
Imprint:   Ebury Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 224mm,  Width: 174mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   533g
ISBN:   9781529105100
ISBN 10:   1529105102
Pages:   128
Publication Date:  
Recommended Age:   From 3 to 6 years
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Artist Charlie Mackesy was born during a snowy winter in Northumberland. He has been a cartoonist for The Spectator and a book illustrator for Oxford University Press. He has collaborated with Richard Curtis for Comic Relief, and Nelson Mandela on lithograph project, 'The United States'. His first exhibition for the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse was in London in November 2018. Charlie lives in South London with his two dogs.

Reviews for The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse

A wonderful work of art and a wonderful window into the human heart. -- Richard Curtis You will not be able to buy a more beautiful book for Christmas for somebody you love Those in need of peace will find it between the covers of this elegant picture book for adults and children * The New York Times * 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. Pure Joy * London Evening Standard * A wonderful work of art and a wonderful window into the human heart. Love, friendship and kindness - this book speaks a universal language. Simply, the world needs Charlie's work right now. Charlie Mackesy's mesmerizing debut combines the simplicity of 'The Giving Tree', magic of 'The Velveteen Rabbit' and the curiosity of 'Paddington' * The New York Times * Wise words -- James Corden

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