Agate Magazine: The Lost Forest

By Stephanie Hemphill
Agate Magazine

The Lost Forest (Phyllis Root and Betsy Bowen)

Have you ever heard of the Lost Forty, and wondered what in the world it is? Or where it is? Or if it was lost, how do we know where it is? Phyllis Root has written a book for children and curious adults answering all these questions and more. It’s illustrated with Betsy Bowen’s expressive, sometimes sly, images that evoke the mysteries of nature while helping to tell the story.


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