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0241253586
Hardback:The lost words, a spell book:2017 The lost words, a spell book
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Author: Macfarlane
Author: Morris
Publication year: 2017
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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From the bestselling author of Landmarks, Robert Macfarlane, and acclaimed artist, Jackie Morris, Lost Words provides spells to conjure nature with. 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. 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.

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Fabulous artwork, nicely presented in rhyming style without too many words., pleasantly celebrating wildlife.
03/09/19
Anna Gurevitch
Glasgow - old
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Paperback:Landmarks:2016
Author: Macfarlane, Robert
Year 2016
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Paperback:The old ways:2013
Author: Macfarlane, Robert
Year 2013
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Hardback:Underland:2019
Author: Macfarlane, Robert
Year 2019
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1783784490
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Paperback:The wild places:2017
Author: Macfarlane, Robert
Year 2017
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Well written but there's always a strong thread of eccentricity in this genre
21/03/19
Crouchi
Surrey Live
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0571310664
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Paperback:Holloway:2014
Author: Macfarlane, Robert
Author: Donwood, Stanley
Author: Richards, Dan, (Artist)
Year 2014
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