Readers praise this book for getting them through 'turbulent times'

Maisie Bovingdon
Shopping writer
Looking for book recommendations? The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse has been hailed a must read. (Getty Images)

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There is nothing better than sitting down with a cuppa and getting engrossed in your favourite book.

One novel high on the nation’s list is The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse.

The text by Charlie Mackesy has been hailed a must read by customers to get through “turbulent times.”

The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse depicts the strong friendship between the four characters, and profound conversations they share with one another.

The tale touches on the need for close ties, compassion and love in a corrupt world, which is why it has struck a chord with readers, just months after it was published in October 2019.

The story is accompanied by a string of illustrations too, which have become very popular in their own right, so it is no wonder it has received the Waterstones Book Of The Year Award in 2019.

Buy it: The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse by Charle Mackesy | £9.49 from Amazon

The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse by Charle Mackesy

Readers have taken to social media to share their appreciation for the book, with some praising it for lifting their spirits.

The tale has also received glowing reviews on Amazon, with 94% of shoppers rating it five stars.

One review read: “Honestly the most inspirational book I have ever owned... it's really for all age groups. I read it in 30 minutes but I will forever dip into it. Charlies art and words are a light we all need in our lives. Thank you Charlie!”

Another gushed: “This book is a sensation, a treasure of a book for anyone you love. It touches your heart with each page. Let if fill your heart and soul. Thank you Charlie for such a gift of a book.”

The book is available to buy in hardback for £9.49 on Amazon, and it also comes in a Kindle edition for £10.15.