"The Lost Words: Spell Songs" - CD & hard back book featuring artwork by Jackie Morris - SIGNED COPY!
SIGNED COPY (signed by Jackie Morris)
The Lost Words: Spell Songs is a 112 page book with 14 track CD of new works. In 2018 Folk by the Oak Festival commissioned Spell Songs, a musical companion piece to The Lost Words by author Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris; a celebrated `spell book' rich with poetic rhythms and imagined birdsong that naturally invited a musical response. Spell Songs gathered together eight remarkable musicians whose music engages deeply with landscape and nature, to respond to the creatures, art and language of The Lost Words.
We can't recommend it highly enough!
"Once upon a time, words began to vanish from the language of children. They disappeared so quietly at first almost no one noticed - until one day they were gone.
"But there is an old kind of magic for finding what is missing, and for summoning what has vanished. If the right spells are spoken, the lost words might return..."
About Jackie Morris
Jackie is a celebrated author and illustrator.
As well as publishing numerous of her own books, Jackie has worked for many famous authors and clients including Oxfam, Amnesty and Greenpeace. She has illustrated books for Poet Laureate, Ted Hughes, Mary Hoffman, Caroline Pitcher, Robin Hobbs and many other eminent authors, as well as designs for the Terry Pratchett Disc World Calendar, and Christmas cards for the Musicians Benevolent Fund.