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      • Sunday 16th February 2020

        On Sunday 16th February 2020

      • 06:15 PM

        06:15 PM

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        The Barbican, London

Charlie Mackesy’s illustrated fable The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse has become a word-of-mouth bestseller, inspiring all who read it to have courage in difficult times, and showing how love and friendship build resilience. Join Charlie Mackesy as he draws his characters live on stage, and explains how saying ‘help’ could be the bravest thing you will ever do. 

This event is part of Life Lessons Festival, a weekend of big talks from big thinkers presented by The Sunday Times, featuring headline events in partnership with Penguin Live.

Life Lessons takes place at The Barbican, London on 15th and 16th February 2020. 

  • The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse

  • The Sunday Times Bestseller and New York Times Bestseller. A book of hope for uncertain times.

    'Feeling a little blue? Meet the new Winnie the Pooh.' The Daily Mail

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

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

    The conversations of the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse have been shared thousands of times online, recreated in school art classes, hung on hospital walls and turned into tattoos. In Charlie's first book, you will find his most-loved illustrations and some new ones too.

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