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The Lost Words

by Robert Macfarlane

ISBN: 9780241253588 / 9780241253588


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BAMB Beautiful Book Award 2017 Hay Festival Book of the Year THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER '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, Observer 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. The rich landscape of wild imagination and wild play is rapidly fading from our children's minds. 'Gorgeous' Observer The 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

ASIN 0241253586
EAN
  • 9780241253588
Amazon Sales Rank 7,465
Main Category Hardcover
Group Book
Publisher Hamish Hamilton
Studio Hamish Hamilton
Brand Hamish Hamilton
Manufacturer Hamish Hamilton
Manufacturer Part Number 26784663
Part Number 26784663
Count Per Package 1
Dimensions 10.91 x 0.67 x 14.76 inches. Weight: 3.09 pounds
Package Dimensions 14.8 x 10.8 x 0.8 inches. Weight: 3.1 pounds
Language(s) English (Published)
English (Original Language)
English (Unknown)
Adult Product? No
 

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