[Epub] The Lost Words By Robert Macfarlane – Pimply.info

The Lost Words 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 I am still as Absolutely gorgeous. Wow Absolutely stunning, both words and illustrations Deservesthan 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 spea From reading goodreads reviews I gather this book was inspired by a list of words removed from the oxford children s dictionary although it doesn t mention this in the book Not knowing this I could only go by what the book says it is about words that have vanished from the language of children I just don t understand, words like conker, dandelion and starling have not vanished from the language of children and even in poor built up areas of city, children are well aware of what these are I e From reading goodreads reviews I gather this book was inspired by a list of words removed from the oxford children s dictionary although it doesn t mention this i Buy this book for the children in your life, or if there are none for your inner child 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 see This book is something of a call to action, lest we allow children to lose touch with the natural world and all its wonder Self styled as a spell book , it brings together the acrostic poems of Robert Macfarlane and the beautiful artwork of Jackie Morris Each piece is centred around an animal or plant type, the name of which is disappearing from every day use in children s vocabularies, with some having been removed from junior dictionaries altogether.The poems themselves are very playful, wi This book is something of a call to action, lest we allow children to lose touch with the natural world and all its wonder Self 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 chil 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 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 ala 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 that this caused was quite noticeable, authors such as Morpurgo, Attwood and Maitland wrote to the OUP asking for them to be reinstated in the dictionary.One of the other signatories to the letter was Robert Macfarlane He has been collecting words on and about the natural world for many years and if you follow his Twitter feed you will see him post a new word every day expounding the delights of the world around us But he was in a position to do something else 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 Minds 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 And Hand Painted Illustrations By Jackie Morris, This Enchanting Book Captures The Irreplaceable Magic Of Language And Nature For All Ages.


About the Author: Robert Macfarlane

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