The Lost Spells

Author(s): Robert Macfarlane; Jackie Morris


Kindred in spirit to The Lost Words but intriguingly new in form, pocket-sized gem The Lost Spells introduces another beautiful set of spell-poems and artwork by formidable creative duo Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris.

Robert Macfarlane is the bestselling author of Mountains of the Mind, The Wild Places, The Old Ways, Landmarks and Underland. He is also co-creator of The Lost Words, with Jackie Morris, and Ness, with Stanley Donwood. His work has won multiple awards including most recently the Wainwright Book Prize 2019. 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.

Jackie Morris has written and illustrated over forty children's books, including Song of the Golden Hare and Tell Me A Dragon, which have collectively sold more than a million copies worldwide. She is co-creator of The Lost Words, for which she won a Kate Greenaway Medal, and most recently introduced and illustrated a new edition of Barbara Newhall Follett's lost classic The House Without Windows.


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     The unmissable sequel to bestselling, award-winning, multi-adaptation hit The Lost Words.



The most beautiful and thought-provoking book I've read this year * Observer on 'The Lost Words' *Gorgeous to look at and to read. Give it to a child to bring back the magic and scope of language * Guardian on 'The Lost Words' *A breathtaking book. Jackie Morris has created something that you could spend all day looking at... Accessible and magical * New Statesman on 'The Lost Words' *Gilded and glorious, one of the year's loveliest books for all ages over 10 * The Sunday Times on 'The Lost Words' *

General Fields

  • : 9780241444641
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Hamish Hamilton
  • : 0.56699
  • : November 2020
  • : {"length"=>["18.2"], "width"=>["12.4"], "units"=>["Centimeters"]}
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Robert Macfarlane; Jackie Morris
  • : Hardback
  • : Jackie Morris
  • : English
  • : 821.92
  • : near fine
  • : 240