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Published on 10.02.20

Lost Words & Spell Songs

Continuing our focus on nature connection, we are joyful to announce we have copies of The Lost Words: Spell Songs in stock.

Spell Songs is a musical companion piece to The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris.

Spell Songs has been composed by eight remarkable musicians whose music engages deeply with nature, to create an inspiring new body of work. The CD is presented in a beautiful mixed media format featuring new spells and artwork by Robert and Jackie.

You can download a fantastic free Explorer’s pack full of activities and ideas to explore to accompany the CD here.

The Lost Words website has much more information about the books and includes tour dates to see the musicians live in 2020.

Competition (NOW CLOSED):

We have 2 copies of the Spell Songs CD and one copy of the Lost Words book to give away.

For a chance to win, simply email the correct answer to the following question to share@muddyfaces.co.uk

What is the last name of Kora player Seckou?

Hint - you'll find the answer on the Spell Songs website.

This is a quick-fire competition! Competition closes Friday 14 February 2020.
For full terms & conditions click here.

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Created in response to the removal of everyday nature words from a widely used children’s dictionary, the Lost Words is a celebration of the creatures and plants with which we share our lives, in all their characterful glory.

With acrostic spell-poems by award-winning writer Robert Macfarlane and hand-painted illustration by Jackie Morris, this enchanting book captures the irreplaceable magic of language and nature for all ages.


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The Lost Words: Spell Songs CD - Robert Macfarlane & Jackie Morris

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Recognising the great musical potential within the pages of Lost Words, with its poetic rhythms, imagined birdsong and resonating watercolours, Spell Songs brings together eight remarkable musicians whose music engages deeply with landscape and nature, to respond to the creatures, art and language of The Lost Words.

Spell Songs sings nature back to life through the power of music, poetry, art and magic.


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