Badger or Bulbasaur - have children lost touch with nature?

Studies show that children are better at identifying Pokémon characters than real animals and plants. Robert Macfarlane on his quest to reconnect young readers with the natural world

Jackie Morris 2017

 Illustration: Jackie Morris, 2017

 The right names, used well, can act as portals into the more-than-human world of bird, animal, tree and insect.

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