Toppsta - Childrens Books – Reviews

Robert Macfarlane

  • 5 stars across 4 books

       Robert Macfarlane (Author)  
       Robert Macfarlane   is the author of  Mountains of the Mind, The Wild Places, The Old Ways,    Landmarks,  and  The Lost Words  , co-created with Jackie Morris  .    Mountains of the Mind   won the Guardian First Book Award and the Somerset Maugham Award and  The Wild Places   won the Boardman-Tasker Award. Both books have been adapted for television by the BBC.  The Lost Words   won the Books Are My Bag Beautiful Book Award and the Hay Festival Book of the Year. 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 (Author)  
      Jackie Morris grew up in the Vale of Evesham, dreaming of becoming an artist and living by the sea. She studied at Hereford College of Arts and at Bath Academy, and went on to illustrate for the  New Statesman, Independent  and  Guardian   among many other publications. As a children's author and artist, she has created over forty books, including beloved classics such as  Song of the Golden Hare, Tell Me A Dragon, East of the Sun, West of the Moon  and  The Wild Swans  . She collaborated with Ted Hughes, and her books have sold more than a million copies worldwide. Jackie now lives in a cottage on the cliffs of Pembrokeshire, which she shares with a small pride of cats and various other gentle creatures  .  

    5th October 2017

    The Lost Words


    (14 reviews)
    1st October 2020

    The Lost Spells

    A timeless, stunning gift to be pored over and cherished for years - dazzlingly beautiful and richly inventive, ... More

    (2 reviews)
    21st October 2021

    The Wild Cards: A 100 Postcard Box Set

    From the bestselling, prize-winning authors of beloved cult phenomena The Lost Words and The Lost Spells ... More

    (0 reviews)
    Image to show page is loading Show More Books

    Most Popular Book

    Recent Reviews

    • The Lost Spells

      The Lost Spells

      by Betsie

      This collection of poems and paintings describes things in nature. Different styles of poems paint pictures in words. Robyn said 'the poems were beaut...

    • The Lost Words

      The Lost Words

      Exquisite !! Absolutely beautiful book filled with the most delightful illustrations alongside great poetry. A must have for any library, school or ho...

    • The Lost Words

      The Lost Words

      Beautiful and sad in equal measure. In The Lost Words, words and nature combine to create magical poems that are an ode to flora, fauna and animals. R...