That Gaby Roslin Podcast / 13: Charlie Mackesy ‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse’

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Charlie Mackesy’s hugely influential book ‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse’ was one of the best-selling books during lockdown. Gaby and Charlie talk about his classes with children discussing ways to keep imaginations alive into adulthood and helping people with Alzheimers to draw. He talks profoundly about how kindness can save a life and tells an extraordinary story of when he met The Queen Mother. Also, his social enterprise in Zambia called Mama Buci which provides villages with beehives and the skills to produce honey. He talks about working on a film adaptation of his book and the new audiobook, available now with a beautiful music score and real wildlife sounds.
 
Audio clips courtesy of ‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse’ by Charlie Mackesy published by Ebury Press (Hardback, £16.99) available in audio, written and read by Charlie Mackesy (Penguin Audio, £9.00).  
 
Produced by Cameo Productions, music by Beth Macari. 
 
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