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The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris

The Lost Words

Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris

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Category: Children's
Imprint: Hamish Hamilton Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication date: 2 Oct 2017
ISBN: 9780241253588

From bestselling Landmarks author Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed artist & author Jackie Morris 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.

1 Prize for The Lost Words

The British Book Awards
2018 Books of the Year


The Lost Words is a large-format, beautifully illustrated hymn to nature. The Bookseller’s Fiona Noble, said: “Given the format, Macfarlane and Morris have achieved something extraordinary. The book has captured imaginations and hearts and I love how the words and pictures come together.”