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  • Published: 10 October 2019
  • ISBN: 9781529105100
  • Imprint: Ebury Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $35.00

The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse




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 CurtisA 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.

  • Published: 10 October 2019
  • ISBN: 9781529105100
  • Imprint: Ebury Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $35.00

About the author

Charlie Mackesy

Artist Charlie Mackesy 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 a lithograph project, ‘The Unity Series’. 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 dog.

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

Pure Joy

London Evening Standard

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

Chris Evans

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Charlie Mackesy Q&A

The artist on his inspiration for The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse​.

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