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The Lost Words Card Game

by Thames & Kosmos

Books of the Month Gift Books Poetry The Real World

LoveReading View on The Lost Words Card Game

A wonderful game for all the family, this really would make the most beautiful gift to celebrate the wonder of nature. Based on the best-selling book The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris this is a game for two to four players from the age of 8 and up. The Lost Words was one of our Books of the Year in 2017, and the more recent The Lost Spells is another LoveReading Star Book, these are books to celebrate and treasure. The card game has been created in conjunction with the authors, and is firmly embedded within the ideology found in the books. The cards are large (tarot size), feel luxurious to touch, and the pack contains the beautiful artwork of Jackie Morris (Nature Cards), spells of Robert Macfarlane (Spell Cards), and Special Cards which instruct an action, such as fishing for a Spell Card or sealing and protecting a completed pair. The aim of the game is to be the first player to place a matching Spell Card, on to all of your displayed Nature Cards. I would suggest you thoroughly read the instructions before starting, and perhaps form a few rules of your own, such as when you match a Spell and Nature Card, you read or chant or sing the spell! The game takes roughly 30 minutes, I was thoroughly beaten when playing for the first time. I would say there is a small amount of skill involved, but it is mostly down to the luck of the draw, which means all of the family can play together. The Lost Words Card Game would make the perfect stocking filler for Christmas, and comes with a celebratory thumbs up from me.


Liz Robinson

The Lost Words Card Game Synopsis

Card Game

2-4 players


The Lost Words, the extraordinary book which brought to life some of the species that had become unfamiliar to a modern generation, has been made into a beautiful card game. The stunning artwork and interactive game play will make this interpretation of Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris's best selling book a must for all ages.

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ISBN: 9781912916443
Publication date: 05/10/2020
Publisher: Sophisticated Games
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781912916443
Publication date: 5th October 2020
Author: Thames & Kosmos
Publisher: Sophisticated Games
Format: Paperback
Genres: Books of the Month, Gift Books, Poetry, The Real World,

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