The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy audiobook

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

By Charlie Mackesy
Read by Charlie Mackesy

HarperAudio
0.97 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780063083202

Discover the universal tale 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. “A surprise bestseller about kindness and vulnerability is bringing people together.” – Washington Post “What do you want to be when you grow up?” asked the mole. “Kind,” said the boy.   Charlie Mackesy offers inspiration and hope in uncertain times in this beautiful audiobook, following the tale 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. The shared adventures and important conversations between the four friends are full of life lessons that have connected with readers of all ages.  “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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Summary

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#1 Amazon bestseller

Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

Wall Street Journal bestseller

A USA Today bestseller

Discover the universal tale 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.

“A surprise bestseller about kindness and vulnerability is bringing people together.” – Washington Post “What do you want to be when you grow up?” asked the mole.

“Kind,” said the boy.

 

Charlie Mackesy offers inspiration and hope in uncertain times in this beautiful audiobook, following the tale 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. The shared adventures and important conversations between the four friends are full of life lessons that have connected with readers of all ages. 

“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

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A delightful treat of a book…If there were classes on how to be a good person, this book would be the textbook.” Horse Nation
'‘A surprise bestseller about kindness and vulnerability is bringing people together.’' Washington Post
“Mackesy presents a heartwarming performance…Delicate music and real wildlife sounds transform this audiobook into a meditative and therapeutic experience…This short but memorable audiobook will leave listeners of all ages hopeful…Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.” AudioFile
“Mackesy’s mesmerizing debut combines the simplicity of The Giving Tree, the magic of The Velveteen Rabbit, and the curiosity of Paddington.’'' New York Times

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Author

Author Bio: Charlie Mackesy

Author Bio: Charlie Mackesy

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 a lithograph project, “The Unity Series.” He has lived and painted in South Africa, Southern Africa, and New Orleans, and co-runs a social enterprise, Mama Buci, in Zambia, which helps families of low and no income to become beekeepers. Visit him at charliemackesy.com

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.97
Audience: Adult
Language: English