Dip into this heartwarming book to cheer yourself up. Charlie Mackesy’s The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse is a true gem that you will never tire of…
“What is the bravest thing you ever said?” asked the boy.
“Help,” said the horse.
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This beautiful, heartwarming hardback, The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, hits the mood of the moment just perfectly. Charlie Mackesy, longtime illustrator to The Spectator, has produced a collection of philosophical gems as he pens the journey to greater wisdom of an bunch of oddball companions, a boy, mole, fox and horse, searching for what life is all about.
The iconic captioned illustrations are a sequence and at a glance seemingly whimsical – but they speak a universal language about friendship and kindness. At times like this you if you’re having a down day you can dip into the book and the sentiments will punch you right to the heart!
“When the dark clouds come… keep going.”
“When the big things feel out of control… focus on what you love right under your nose.”
What’s the best things about storms? “That they end,” said the horse.
As Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert has written: ‘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.’