Jackie Morris

The Lost Words

Festival Marquee
Sat 5 Oct

When writer and illustrator Jackie Morris heard about the removal of words such as kingfisher, bramble, and acorn from a junior dictionary, she had to act. The result was The Lost Words, her CILIP Kate Greenaway award-winning, beautiful collaboration with Robert Macfarlane. She talks about our relationship to the natural world under threat, a subject she has also written about in the introduction to the lost childhood classic The House Without Windows. Musical support is provided by Beth Porter of The Lost Words: Spell Songs project and The Bookshop Band. [812]

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