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About the Author
Robert Macfarlane is the author of the prizewinning Mountains of the Mind and The Wild Places, both of which were New York Times Notable Books. He has contributed to Harper's, Granta, the Observer, Times Literary Supplement, and London Review of Books. He is a fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge.
JACKIE MORRIS is an author and illustrator, photographer and painter. She was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2019. She lives in a small house beside the sea in St. David's, Wales. Her many books include Tell Me a Dragon; The Snow Leopard; The Wild Swans and Ted Hughes's How the Whale Became. She has a lively presence on social media and progress of her work can be followed on her blog: www.jackiemorris.co.uk.
PRAISE FOR ROBERT MACFARLANE, JACKIE MORRIS, AND THE LOST WORDS
FINALIST, WAINWRIGHT PRIZE
"Stylish and melancholy, The Lost Words is a book to savour." -- Wall Street Journal
"A sumptuous, nostalgic ode to a disappearing landscape." -- Kirkus Reviews
"This union of natural history, poetry, art, and whimsy is, indeed, a truly enchanting all-ages book of life to contemplate, read aloud, and share." -- Booklist
"My top book of the year." -- 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
"The most beautiful and thought-provoking book I've read this year." -- Frank Cottrell-Boyce
"A breathtaking book." -- New Statesman
"Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris have made a thing of astonishing beauty." -- Alex Preston