The Lost Words

Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris

  • First edition
  • First printing
  • Signed by the author

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The Lost Words is a book that seeks to conjure the near-lost magic, beauty and strangeness of the nature that surrounds us, for readers both young and old.

Taking the form of twenty ‘lost’ words, collected alphabetically from ‘Acorn’ to ‘Wren’ each word becomes a spell – written by Robert Macfarlane, which is intended to be read aloud. The beautiful images by acclaimed illustrator Jackie Morris capture first the absence of the plant or creature within its habitat and then its return. The spell summons the image and the word back into being, making this a book of enchantment in more than one sense.

Signed by Robert Macfarlane.

  • ISBN 9780241253588
  • Title The Lost Words
  • Author Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris
  • Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
  • Imprint Hamish Hamilton Ltd
  • Binding Hardback
  • Width 27.7cm
  • Height 37.5cm
  • Thickness 1.7cm
  • Weight 140g
  • Number of pages 128

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