Videos regarding The Lost Words

In this lovely film, Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris discuss their concerns about the loss of connections between children and the natural world around them and how this, in time, led to The Lost Words.

Here you can see Jackie Morris conjuring Otters, from the words of Robert Macfarlane, the imagination and from ink.  Jackie says:

"This is a trick I am trying to learn; how to bring an otter, out from the mind, onto paper, using the words of the otter spell by Robert ..."

This film by Robert Macfarlane, author of The Lost Words, emphasises the importance of children spending time outdoors [5/12/2017].

Robert Macfarlane on The Lost WordsThe Waterstones Interview.