The Lost Words

Image Title The Lost Words
Author Robert Macfarlane
Language English
Type Book
Publisher Hamish Hamilton
ISBN 0241253586
Page 128
Format PDF/EPUB
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BAMB Beautiful Book Award 2017Hay Festival Book of the YearTHE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER’Fast becoming a cultural phenomenon… Adapted as a choral work, a theatrical performance, stitched into embroidered braille, whisper[ed] the words through the trees of the National Forest in Derbyshire…[It] will be discovered by a generation of children’ Guardian’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 most beautiful and thought-provoking book I’ve read this year’ Frank Cottrell-Boyce, ObserverFrom bestselling Landmarks author Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed artist & author Jackie MorrisAll 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. The rich landscape of wild imagination and wild play is rapidly fading from our children’s minds.’Gorgeous’ ObserverThe Lost Words stands against the disappearance of wild childhood. It is a joyful celebration of nature words and the natural world they invoke., With acrostic spell-poems by award-winning writer Robert Macfarlane and hand-painted illustration by Jackie Morris, this enchanting book captures the irreplaceable magic of language and nature for all ages.’Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris have made a thing of astonishing beauty’ Alex Preston, Observer

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