The Lost Words (2022)

✓ The Lost Words ☆ Robert Macfarlane Jackie Morris - The Lost Words, The Lost Words From Acorn to Weasel a gorgeous hand illustrated large format spellbook celebrating the magic and wonder of the natural worldAll over the country there are words disappearing from children s lives ✓ The Lost Words ☆ Robert Macfarlane Jackie Morris - The Lost Words, The Lost Words From Acorn to Weasel a gorgeous hand illustrated large format spellbook celebrating the magic and wonder of the natural worldAll over the country there are words disappearing from children s lives
  • Title: The Lost Words
  • Author: Robert Macfarlane Jackie Morris
  • ISBN: 9780241253588
  • Page: 158
  • Format: Hardcover
The Lost Words
✓ The Lost Words ☆ Robert Macfarlane Jackie Morris, The Lost Words, Robert Macfarlane Jackie Morris, The Lost Words From Acorn to Weasel a gorgeous hand illustrated large format spellbook celebrating the magic and wonder of the natural worldAll over the country there are words disappearing from children s lives Words like Dandelion Otter Bramble Acorn and Lark represent the natural world of childhood a rich landscape of discovery and imagination that is fading from children s mFrom Acorn t

The Lost Words The Lost Words Blessing The Lost Words Spell Songs album concludes with The Lost Words Blessing It is offered both in hope and light, and in grief for the losses and dark times yet to come We are proud and delighted to share this beautiful video of the creative journey Filmed by Elly Lucas Photography and edited by Ben Davis. Spell Songs The Lost Words The Lost Words Spell Songs Click here to order the CD or limited edition box set vinyl Commissioned by Folk by the Oak Festival in the original, highly successful Spell Songs album was released in quickly being awarded Songlines Top of the World Album and later Best Album . The album was inspired by and became the musical companion piece to, The Dictionary of Lost Words A Novel Hardcover April , A beautiful exploration of history and the power of language For anybody who loves words and celebrates them, this subversive story weaves together love, loss and literature in a perfectly lyrical way Reese Witherspoon Reese s Book Club May Pick This remarkable novel tries to rectify a glaring oversight in the historical accounts of the first Oxford English Dictionary Lost Words Beyond the Page Achievements TrueAchievements Lost Words Beyond the Page is ultimately a story about a little girl struggling to cope during and after a personal tragedy in her family Added by NeoRyuu on Oct Read full review Comforting Words For A Mother Who Has Lost Her Child May , RELATED Beautiful Mother s Day Quotes To Honor Moms Who Have Passed Away The passing of a child is unbearably heartbreaking an experience you wouldn t wish on your worst enemy Words to Comfort Someone Who Lost a Loved One Urns Dec , Finding the right words to offer comfort can be tricky More than anything, show your grieving friend that you care Show them support and understanding at this challenging time You might feel like you have the right words to say, but you can certainly do the most important thing Just show up Remember, not everything needs to be spoken. The Lost Words John Muir Trust With acrostic spells by Robert Macfarlane and beautiful watercolour artwork by Jackie Morris, The Lost Words conjures back to glorious life some natural words fading from usage Published in October , this beautifully illustrated book focuses on words that are moving to the margins of many children s lives and stories bluebell, dandelion, otter, kingfisher, acorn and Lost Words Beyond the Page FitGirl Repacks Apr , Lost Words is an atmospheric narrative adventure that takes place in the personal diary entries belonging to a young girl named Izzy that will unfold as you explore a fantasy land where words hold immense power Featuring an immersive story crafted by renowned games writer Rhianna Pratchett, Lost Words Beyond the Page will mesmerize players Words of Condolence Letter for Someone That Has Lost a Daughter The letter below is an example of a condolence letter for a friend who has just lost a daughter A condolence letter is a great way to offer comfort and support to the family of the deceased Once you have read the sample letter, you can review the following section by section guide, which will help you to create your own personalized condolence letter. Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams review the Guardian Apr , The Dictionary of Lost Words tells the story of the OED s compilation through the fictional Esme, daughter of one of the men working on it, and her interactions with characters based on the real

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  1. I have a tradition each year to try and find a book I can read in a day that will be some kind of foretelling of the reading year to come I almost didn t this year Then I picked up The Lost Words, a spell book in case there s ever a time people can t remember nature, and I m so so glad I did as I was bowled over by this Stunning art, poems and intention Quirky Different Just how I want my reading in 2018 Perfect.

  2. Gone are the days when children s alphabets would begin with A is for Acorn, B is for butterfly and C is for caterpillar Now days it is likely to be A is for Acer, B is for Blackberry and C is for Cisco Back in 2015, The Oxford University Press dropped around 50 words that were drawn from the natural world from the latest edition of its Junior dictionary they argued that it was less relevant as children were spending less time outside and were glued to the screen of a tablet or phone The alarm t [...]

  3. Wow Absolutely stunning, both words and illustrations Deserves than 5 stars.It is a shame that these words that were part of my countryside childhood have become lost to the children of today It is quite scary.This work of art is sublime The empty spaces speak volumes and truly complement the art work throughout.The spells are composed and sound magical when read aloud, as intended Yes, I did verbalise them.This is a book I shall return to again and again.

  4. 5 for the illustrations4 for the poetryThis ENORMOUS book is really quite beautiful The lost words of the title are words children used to know like acorn, bramble, magpie, wren and these words are the subject of charming acrostic poems coupled with some of the most stunning artwork I have ever seen in a children s book A lovely book, to be enjoyed by adults and children alike Just take a big bag to carry it home in

  5. I wasn t sure what to expect with this book, it arrived this morning and I was quite surprised at the sheer size of it It is around A3 in size but after reading it the beauty of it couldn t be shown in anything smaller in my opinion It s not a book heavy in words, but Robert Macfarlane s Acrostic Poetry is divine and Jackie Morris Artwork in the book is beyond words.The message of the book is clear , children are losing the wild streak and nature and it s beauty are being forgotten My children s [...]

  6. I am still astounded by the size of this beautiful book The first thing I did was inhale the pages, the ink, the paper This is the kind of tome I hope to see when I travel in my dreams and can see the books I am reading The artistry and craft is heart achingly lovely and wonderfully rich, nourishing my love of words and nature and painting Inspired.

  7. It k jau buramv rdi, bet vair k gan dzejv rdi par daudziem oti svar giem, bet bie i vien nepaman miem dz vas dabas iem tniekiem Bezgala skaistas ilustr cijas, un lielais form ts visam pie ir dubultu br ni bu.

  8. This is one of the most beautiful, breathtaking books I have ever had the pleasure to read and own It is absolutely impossible not to pour over these pages, taking in every minute, perfectly captured detail of Jackie Morris illustrations or to read over and over the accompanying acrostic poems This truly is a spellbinding spell book The choice of vocabulary is meticulous and precise Reading them made my heart race and brought tears to my eyes, so moved was I by the beauty Everyone must read this [...]

  9. This book is absolutely stunning Jackie Morris art work is so beautiful and Robert Macfarlane s spell poems really do sound so magical when read aloud We feel like this is a particularly important book because we do need our children of today to grow up outside, exploring and enjoying nature, the last page does state that a proportion of the each books royalties are donated to Action for Conservation, a charity dedicated to inspiring young people to take action for the natural world This book de [...]

  10. Highly recommend This book is simply stunning I have to admit I am in love with the beauty of this book.I was privileged to meet the illustrator Jackie Morris at an event held at my local Waterstones last night It was lovely to hear the powerful story behind the book, how it came to be.As a book lover I am always keen to share books but with this one I find myself wanting to share it with everyone I meet It s beautifully written and illustrated The pictures and spells poems work in perfect harmo [...]

  11. A spellbinding piece of publishing which is a feast for both the ears and the eyes A beautiful book which should be pored over, treasured and read aloud when ever the opportunity arises Robert s words and Jackie s illustrations conjure up a natural world that we should all long to be part of, one filled with mystery, wonder and enchantment It saddens me so that this world is one much unknown by the younger generations but perhaps this book can act as a gateway to entice them in Pick up a copy of [...]

  12. Read once, need to read about sixteen times As someone who reads poetry I do not generally have high hopes for the popular poetry books, which sometimes is the fast food version of poetry And I don t generally like acrostics But I like Macfarlane, and ADORE the illustrator, Jackie Morris and I take all my reservations back JUST LOVELY and I need to get my own copy and read it over and over and over again.

  13. Gorgeous I could easily leave it at just that one word Everyone with eyes and ears, adult or child, should have a copy of this book Robert Macfarlane has been on a mission for some time now to restore lost landscape and nature words to the English language, and compelled by the worrying fact that the Junior Oxford English Dictionary recently removed 50 rarely used nature words and replaced them with computer tech ones, Macfarlane has written this book aimed at children, to re introduce those los [...]

  14. In a slight deviation from my usual reviews, I ve turned to The Lost Words a book billed as containing spells of nature From the moment I even heard about this book, I knew it was going to end up on my bookshelf Once read, I was in no doubt it would be one to be reviewed on the site.The premise of the book is simple Children are increasingly using technology in their daily lives and in the process shunning the natural world around them As a result, their vocabulary is also changing Words such as [...]

  15. Stunning, exquisite, sublime, both the poems and the art is delicious Also a book with a serious message Once upon a time, words began to vanish from the language of children They disappeared so quietly that at first almost no one noticed fading away like water on stone The words were those that children used to name the natural world around them acorn, adder, bluebell, bramble, conker gone Fern, heather, kingfisher, otter, raven, willow, wren all of them gone The words were becoming lost no lon [...]

  16. This book took my breath away almost from the minute I unpacked it from its box and lifted it out it s a stunning, stunning object As a large format picture book it has size and heft which I remembered from the picture books of my own childhood The paper and printing have been chosen with such wonderful care the book is an object of art And then I began to turn the pages and I fell even deeply under its spell Between the selection of lost words all nature related words which were deemed unneces [...]

  17. I received this book for Christmas, and although I had been eyeing it up for a while, I still was taken aback by how beautiful it is The illustrations are gorgeous, I could spend hours just looking at the pictures And the words I love words, but this has made me fall in love all over again Robert s poetry is a joy to read and as a Year 1 teacher, I will definitely be sharing this book with my children and making sure these words are not forgotten in my class Bonus feature my class are called Ott [...]

  18. Equal parts beautiful and depressing, The Lost Words brings together a collection of words that are disappearing from the mouths of British children Words like acorn, dandelion and otter, as kids no longer commune with nature, opting to commune with shiny screens instead.The book itself is stunning, combining beautiful poetry with stunning illustrations For me, a kid who grew up surrounded by nature with TV a parent enforced rationed commodity, I just found it really sad to think that these word [...]

  19. Exquisite in every sense It came along at a perfect time my class exploring the natural world through The Animals of Farthing Wood But for me, its life will go far beyond a book for school I walked today in the woods and I noticed than ever the timeless allure of Jackie Morris s wondrous illustrations and Robert Macfarlane s magical words will be returned to often and as my children grow up I hope they are as entranced and captivated as I am Perfect.

  20. My sister was given this for Christmas and now I need to find it for my library The illustrations are beautiful and the poetry is sensational Macfarlane s love of words come through strongly There are several poems that left me thinking and that I want to revisit.

  21. I ve praised this rich and imaginative collaboration a lot this nicktomjoeookesblogs 20 was my latest Five stars.

  22. Gorgeousbreathtakinglyso.Artand words.Perfect match.They ll have youdancing poeticallythrough its pages andbeyond.Searchfindingrefindingthe lost wordsyou holdwithin.

  23. Such a beautiful book both the writing and the accompanying illustrations Marvelous nature themed alliterative rhymes or spell poems that beg to be read out loud Lovely, lovely, lovely

  24. This is such a beautiful book, honestly I didn t really care about the poems, but the illustrations were just breathtaking.

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