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The lost words : a spell book

Author: Robert Macfarlane; Jackie Morris
Publisher: UK : Hamish Hamilton, 2017 ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book was inspired by the decision to remove 50 'nature' words from the Oxford Junior Dictionary. These words included conker, bluebell, kingfisher, and acorn
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Macfarlane; Jackie Morris
ISBN: 9780241253588 0241253586
OCLC Number: 1096253368
Notes: Once upon a time, words began to vanish from the language of children. They disappeared so quietly that at first almost no one noticed - until one day, they were gone. But there is an old kind of magic for finding what is missing, and for summoning what has vanished. If the right spells are spoken, the lost words might return ..
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 38 cm
Responsibility: by Robert Macfarlane ; illustrated by Jackie Morris

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This book was inspired by the decision to remove 50 'nature' words from the Oxford Junior Dictionary. These words included conker, bluebell, kingfisher, and acorn

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Publisher's description. An illustrated spell-book in watercolour and gold leaf, from the rich creative minds of award-winning author Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed artist Jackie Morris. As nature Read more...

 
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