The book tells the story of a lonely boy who finds a mole, they start walking together, contemplating the unknown and find a fox. After that, the group encounters a very large horse, but also a very gentle one.
Throughout the book, they talk about feelings, loneliness, fears, acceptance, trusting each other and, above all, friendship.
“The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” is a book written and illustrated by Charlie Mackesy. The story begins with a lonely boy who meets a mole and the two become friends. They soon find an injured fox and take it to the horse, who is both wise and loving.
Throughout the book, the characters go through various experiences together and learn important lessons about love, friendship, and loss. The mole is curious and courageous, but sometimes feels insecure. The boy is kind and supportive, but afraid of getting hurt again. The fox is wise and mysterious, but it keeps painful secrets. The horse is strong and compassionate, but it carries deep emotional scars.
Through dialogues and reflections, the characters share their stories and advice with each other. They learn to appreciate the little things in life like sunrise, music and silence. They also learn to face their fears and deal with sadness, remembering the power of love and friendship.
The book is full of charming illustrations and inspirational quotes. It emphasizes the importance of being present and appreciating the present moment, as well as the importance of caring for one another and being kind to yourself.
Throughout the book, the characters face emotional challenges such as loss, loneliness and uncertainty. However, they find comfort in each other and learn to overcome these challenges with courage and compassion. They also learn to embrace vulnerability and openly express themselves with their friends.
The book ends with the characters appreciating the beauty of life together and recognizing each other’s importance in their lives. They share the message that even though life can be tough at times, there is always love and friendship all around us if we know where to look.
In summary, “The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse” is an emotional and inspiring story about love, friendship and overcoming obstacles. It is a delightful read that reminds us of the power of love and friendship in our lives.
With delicacy, this book touched my heart with messages about courage, about kindness, about acceptance, about relationship with yourself and others.
I found it so beautiful and profound, that I gave this book as a gift at every opportunity that arose. It is the book that everyone should read!
I look forward to the author releasing other books in this style.