£290raised of £3,000 target by 6 supporters

Weʼre raising £3,000 to get a copy of 'The Lost Words' into every primary school in Bradford.

Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK

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This beautiful book is described by the Guardian as being "aimed at reviving once-common “natural” words excised from the Oxford Junior Dictionary". There are campaigns all over Britain to get copies into schools. Children could just enjoy the book as it is, or if teachers feel inspired they can access some lesson ideas produced by the John Muir trust.

Can we get a copy into every primary school in Bradford?

Any donation would help. Or if you'd rather buy a whole book and donate it to a school of your choice, then get in touch on the Facebook page 'the Lost Words for Bradford Schools'.

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  • Victoria Cooke3 days ago
    Victoria Cooke

    Victoria Cooke

    3 days ago

    Thank you for the donations so far. I have changed the target, but because we are also taking donations of books it's a slightly movable feast! If we pass the target and get a book in every primary school and there is an excess, then we will give to libraries, secondary schools, care homes...

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  • Victoria Cooke2 months ago
    Victoria Cooke

    Victoria Cooke

    2 months ago
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Page last updated on: 6/16/2018 11:15 AM



  • Selina Altman

    Selina Altman

    Jun 16, 2018

    What a fabulous thing to do V - am so proud to be able to call you my mate! xxx


  • Anonymous


    Jun 14, 2018


  • Gail Smith

    Gail Smith

    May 17, 2018

    Every child deserves to experience this marvellous creation, especially those in Bradford. Thank you


  • Karen Vaughan

    Karen Vaughan

    Apr 19, 2018

    Hope this helps. I’ve not seen the book yet. I will have a look at the weekend. I work with a few Bradford Primary Schools and could help with logistics of getting a few there if needed.


  • Kersten England

    Kersten England

    Apr 17, 2018

    Love his work and hope it fires up our young people's imagination, love of books and of the natural world. #teambradford


  • Robert Macfarlane

    Robert Macfarlane

    Apr 17, 2018

    Victoria - here’s a donation to kickstart things! Thanks for your inspiring, generous energy in taking this forwards, especially into the heart of a big city.


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Victoria Cooke

Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK

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