Natalie Russell

Author of children´s picture books.


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Lost for Words

Published by Macmillan Children´s Books Ltd. London • January 2014

Lost for Words became runner up in the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2015 (SCBA Bookbug readers 3-7 category) and was included in the Bookbug Family pack. The packs were given to Primary 1 children across Scotland – 1,000 books were translated into Gaelic.


On Boxing Day 2017, Lost for Words was featured on CBeebies Bedtime Stories and was read by well-known actor Emily Watson. The reading can be viewed on the CBeebies website.


Lost for Words has been published in the United Kingdom, USA (Peachtree Publishers), Korea (Kids M Project Research Institute) and Thailand (Plan Kids Co. Ltd).


‘An uplifting and inspiring story about friendship and finding your feet, with the reassuring message that we are all unique and all good at something.’ Pan Macmillan


Selected screen prints from Lost for Words are available to purchase.


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