The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

Book - 2019
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"A modern, illustrated fable for readers of all ages that explores life's universal lessons from beloved British illustrator Charlie Mackesy"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2019
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062976581
0062976583
9780062976567
Branch Call Number: 741.5941 Ma
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm

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newdog
Jan 04, 2021

These brief words are filled with great wisdom for all ages!

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jmreid1220
Jan 04, 2021

Worth the wait. I've been seeing bits and pieces of this book online for months now and received a copy for my birthday. The author pairs whimsical illustrations to match the title characters as he takes you on a journey of life lessons and just enough silliness to keep you smiling. Highly recommended for all ages.

CMLibrary_KimUC Dec 22, 2020

Often the best gifts come in small packages! Short but strong, this book is like a warm hug full of wisdom and beauty.

VaughanPLDonnalee Dec 13, 2020

Yes, this inspirational little book is very positive and life-affirming. It's the story of four unlikely companions who ask each other questions and share their philosophical wisdom with each other. The story is simple and sweet and its message is uplifting. The style of artwork and quirky characters are very suggestive of Winnie-the-Pooh. I found the very scripty font a little bit difficult to decipher at times. While I certainly liked the book and found it charming, I don't think it's the greatest book I've every read or anything. While the story is presented in an appealing package, I don't think its platitudes are particularly new or revolutionary. But it is a lovely book overall.

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Dec 10, 2020

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MrsBucket
Nov 30, 2020

This is what I would call a "Hug Book" it makes you feel good. It's very inspirational and goodness knows we could do with a bit of that right now. The illustrations remind me a little of those in Winnie the Pooh. Although child like, very soothing and calming. I read the book in one sitting, but have since read over the inspirational words on many occasions since. I hope it gives you just as much pleasure reading it, as it gave me.

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phyllis94941
Nov 16, 2020

This is an amazing, special, touching, heartwarming book. At times it reminded me of Winnie The Pooh, because of the drawings, the little boy, the charming, moving, and thought-provoking observations.

I can't recommend this highly enough! It's encouraging, sweet, inspirational, and encouraging - which we especially need this year! It's the kind of book you can sit down with and read one page, then think about it for a few minutes. Or read the whole thing and be bathed in warm comfort.

This would make a wonderful gift for a child or adult. I'm putting it on my list and giving lots of hints that this is what I want for Christmas.

LCPL_Krystyna Nov 02, 2020

A gorgeously illustrated story full of beautiful truths and universal life lessons. The artwork is stunning and the story is inspiring, simple but very impactful. It's definitely a comforting and heart-warming book.

VaughanPLTiziana Oct 08, 2020

A wonderful short story about an unexpected friendship between a boy, a mole, a fox, and a horse and the important lessons they learn together. Lovely, simple illustrations.
A couple of my favourite quotes from this book: - “What do you want to be when you grow up?” – “Kind” said the boy.
- “What is the bravest thing you’ve ever said?” asked the boy. – “Help” said the horse.

AnnabelleLee27 Sep 30, 2020

A gentle and lovely book with amazing artwork and sweet sentiments. Fox is my favorite.

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VaughanPLTiziana Oct 08, 2020

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” – “Kind” said the boy.
“What is the bravest thing you’ve ever said?” asked the boy. – “Help” said the horse.

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