the lost words

The Lost Words

The Lost Words began as a response to the removal of everyday nature words – among them “acorn”, “bluebell”, “kingfisher” and “wren” – from a widely used children’s dictionary, because those words were not being used enough by children to merit inclusion.

The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane

The Lost Words. The Lost Words stands against the disappearance of wild childhood. It is a joyful celebration of the poetry of nature words and the living glory of our distinctive, British countryside. With acrostic spell-poems by peerless wordsmith Robert Macfarlane …

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The Lost Words: Robert and MORRIS, Jackie MACFARLANE

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.

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The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris

The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris review – sumptuous. Instead, in a book of spells rather than poems, exquisitely illustrated by Morris, Macfarlane gently, firmly and meticulously restores the missing words. Acorn, blackberry, bluebell, conker and “perhaps the one that cut the deepest” for Morris, “kingfisher”,

The Lost Words; A spell of words by Robert MacFarlane

The Lost Words; A spell of words by Robert MacFarlane. The dictionary was a symptom of this, and a timely reminder that we should take a good, long look at what we value. It was a simple response to this request, to sign the letter, that seeded our book in my imagination.

The Lost Words – House of Anansi Press

Forthcoming October 02, 2018. 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 Lost Words – John Muir Trust

In action. The Lost Words for Schools Padlet is a moderated online board showcasing children’s work, teaching ideas, and resources. Read how our John Muir Award Scotland Education Manager Rebecca Logsdon used a ‘Wild Day’ in nature to help her rediscover her own ‘lost words’.

The Lost Words – cam.ac.uk

The Lost Words is a book by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris that summons the magic of nature to help children find, love and protect the natural world. By Louise Walsh The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris summons the magic of nature to …

Take a look inside The Lost Words – penguin.co.uk

The Lost Words won the Books Are My Bag Beautiful Book Award and the Hay Festival Book of the Year. He is a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and writes on environmentalism, literature and travel for publications including the Guardian, the Sunday Times and The New York Times.

The Lost Words: Amazon.co.uk: Robert Macfarlane, Jackie

‘The Lost Words’ is a rejection of this move towards a bleak and solitary, screen-based childhood. It is a call from the wild to experience, to recognise and to protect ordinary and extraordinary nature. It is a book to take time over, to pore over and to read aloud. I am going through it with my daughter, who is seven.

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Lost for words – Idioms by The Free Dictionary

lost for words. Unable to speak or articulate a coherent thought, typically because one is surprised or in shock. When I got the call that my straight-A-student daughter had been arrested for breaking into the school, I was lost for words.

Spell songs | The Lost Words

The Lost Words – Spell Songs is a new musical companion piece to The Lost Words book where musicians will indeed be unfolding the “dreams and songs” living within the pages of the book.

The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris

Oct 05, 2017 · The Lost Words (Hardback) 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.

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Compendium of Lost Words – Phrontistery

Welcome to the Compendium of Lost Words, a component of The Phrontistery.The Compendium lists over 400 of the rarest modern English words – in fact, ones that have been entirely absent from the Internet, including all online dictionaries, until now.

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