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About this book
The Lost Words Magpie Puzzle
Robert Macfarlane • Jackie Morris
The perfect companion to the internationally bestselling collection of poems and illustrations The Lost Words, this 500-piece special-edition jigsaw puzzle brings to life Jackie Morris’s magical watercolour painting of magpies.
Since its publication, Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris’s stunning collection of poems and art The Lost Words has enchanted the lives of children and adults alike with its depictions of the beauty of the natural world. Through the magic of word and paint, the book celebrates the wonder and importance of everyday nature and has inspired grassroots rewilding movements around the world. This jigsaw puzzle gives readers a chance to explore The Lost Words further by recreating Jackie Morris’s stunning artwork that accompanies Robert Macfarlane’s spell-poem for magpie.
About the Creators
ROBERT MACFARLANE is a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and the author of a number of bestselling and prize-winning books, including The Wild Places, The Old Ways, Holloway, Landmarks, and Underland, which won the Wainwright Prize. His work has been translated into many languages and widely adapted for film, television, and radio. The American Academy of Arts and Letters awarded him the E. M. Forster Award for Literature in 2017. He is a word collector and mountain climber — and he has three children who have taught him more about the world than any book.
JACKIE MORRIS grew up in the Vale of Evesham and studied at Hereford College of Arts and at Bath Academy. She won the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal, the highest honour in children’s book illustration, forThe Lost Words. She has illustrated for the New Statesman, the Independent, and the Guardian, collaborated with Ted Hughes, and has written and illustrated over forty books, including beloved classics such as The Snow Leopard, The Ice Bear, Song of the Golden Hare, Tell Me a Dragon, East of the Sun, West of the Moon, and The Wild Swans. Jackie Morris lives in a cottage on the cliffs of Pembrokeshire.