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A timeless, beautifully designed gift for children and adults alike, The Lost Words is a gift that will be poured over and cherished for years to come.

All over the country, there are words disappearing from children's lives. These are the words of the natural world; Dandelion, Otter, Bramble and Acorn, all gone. A wild landscape of imagination and play is rapidly fading from our children's minds.

The Lost Words stands against the disappearance of wild childhood. It is a joyful celebration - in art and word - of nearby nature and its wonders. With acrostic spell-poems by award-winning writer Robert Macfarlane and illustrations by Jackie Morris, this enchanting book evokes the irreplaceable magic of language and nature for all ages.

*** Discover The Lost Spells, the magical companion book from the creators of a literary phenomenon. ***

Praise for The Lost Words:

'The most beautiful and thought-provoking book I've read this year' Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Observer

'Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris have made a thing of astonishing beauty' Alex Preston, Observer

'My top book of the year' Susan Hill, Spectator

'Gorgeous to look at and to read. Give it to a child to bring back the magic of language - and its scope' Jeanette Winterson, Guardian

The Lost Words: Rediscover our natural world with this spellbinding book

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Hardback by Robert Macfarlane , Jackie Morris
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A timeless, beautifully designed gift for children and adults alike, The Lost Words is a gift that will be poured... Read more

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    Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication Date: 05/10/2017
    ISBN13: 9780241253588, 978-0241253588
    ISBN10: 0241253586
    Number of Pages: 128

    Children & Teen , Baby, Toddler & Pre-School

    Description

    A timeless, beautifully designed gift for children and adults alike, The Lost Words is a gift that will be poured over and cherished for years to come.

    All over the country, there are words disappearing from children's lives. These are the words of the natural world; Dandelion, Otter, Bramble and Acorn, all gone. A wild landscape of imagination and play is rapidly fading from our children's minds.

    The Lost Words stands against the disappearance of wild childhood. It is a joyful celebration - in art and word - of nearby nature and its wonders. With acrostic spell-poems by award-winning writer Robert Macfarlane and illustrations by Jackie Morris, this enchanting book evokes the irreplaceable magic of language and nature for all ages.

    *** Discover The Lost Spells, the magical companion book from the creators of a literary phenomenon. ***

    Praise for The Lost Words:

    'The most beautiful and thought-provoking book I've read this year' Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Observer

    'Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris have made a thing of astonishing beauty' Alex Preston, Observer

    'My top book of the year' Susan Hill, Spectator

    'Gorgeous to look at and to read. Give it to a child to bring back the magic of language - and its scope' Jeanette Winterson, Guardian

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