What a Wonderful Word : A Collection of Untranslatable Words from Around the World
About this book Have you ever wished there was a word for friends who are like family to you, or a name for a person who asks too many questions? Did you know that there was a special word for the distance a reindeer can travel before needing the toilet? Or for when you search for something in the water using only your feet? This hand-picked collection of untranslatable words from all over the world celebrates the magic of language, with gorgeous original artwork and fascinating facts about each word and the culture it comes from.
Reviews from Around the World
"Lots of great little stories attached to each of the words that are chosen. Many different languages chosen, so you get to learn new things about the world. Highly recommend this small little book." - Amazon
"This is a truly beautiful book. Discovering the meaning behind the words and relating to them is wonderful and the illustrations are just stunning, they could be stand alone prints. Worth every penny and makes a fabulous gift for both adults and children." - Amazon