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Narrated by Charlie Mackesy.
Discover the universal tale of four unlikely friends that has captured the hearts of readers of all ages, now available in audio.
Experience the world of a curious boy, a greedy mole, a wary fox and a wise horse who find themselves together in sometimes difficult terrain, sharing their greatest fears and biggest discoveries about vulnerability, kindness, hope, friendship and love.
Charlie's words and illustrations have brought comfort to many and have been shared online by readers around the world, as well as on t-shirts for Comic Relief, on magazine covers, on street lampposts in lockdown, in school classrooms, local cafés, and hospital ward walls. They've even been used as screensavers for NHS hospital computers in difficult times.
The shared adventures and important conversations between the four friends are full of life lessons that have connected with readers of all ages.
Enjoy the journey of The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse brought to life in audio by its author and illustrator Charlie Mackesy, with a beautiful music score and the real wildlife sounds of rural England.
"Charlie Mackesy's mesmerizing debut combines the simplicity of The Giving Tree, magic of The Velveteen Rabbit and the curiosity of Paddington." (Elisabeth Egan, New York Times)
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Charlie Mackesy's mesmerizing debut combines the simplicity of 'The Giving Tree', magic of 'The Velveteen Rabbit' and the curiosity of 'Paddington'
Simply, the world needs Charlie's work right now.
Love, friendship and kindness - this book speaks a universal language.
A wonderful work of art and a wonderful window into the human heart.
Give the book-lover in your life something special with one of these gorgeously illustrated stories, clothbound classics or photography collections. Or, you know, just treat yourself.
The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and the Horse creator joins Dapo Adeola, Coralie Bickford-Smith, Jackie Morris and Vashti Harrison to raise funds for the National Literacy Trust.
With its message of empathy and self-care, artist Charlie Mackesy's quiet picture book has captured the shared longing of our troubled times. Here Alice Vincent reports on how it came to be, and what it means to its thousands of fans.