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The Lost Words campaign delivers nature ‘spellbook’ to Scottish schools

posted on 11 Feb 2018

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A book created to celebrate the disappearing words of everyday nature, from acorn and wren to conker and dandelion, is fast becoming a cultural phenomenon with help from a crowdfunding campaign by a school bus driver. 

Four months after publication The Lost Words, a collection of poems by Robert Macfarlane and paintings by Jackie Morris, has already shipped 75,000 copies and won two literary prizes.

Read the full article on this link to The Guardian