Jackie Morris

“Once upon a time, words began to vanish from the language of children. They disappeared so quietly that at first almost no one noticed – fading away like water on stone. The words were those that children used to name the natural world around them: acorn, adder, bluebell, bramble, conker – gone! Fern, heather, kingfisher, otter, raven, willow, wren…all of them gone! The words were be-coming lost…”

‘The Lost Words’ is a unique collaborative project between award-winning author Robert MacFarlane, and acclaimed artist Jackie Morris, in their response to their belief that nature is in retreat from our children’s stories and imaginations.

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