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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  .  


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