Other-Wordly : words both strange and lovely from around the world

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Discover words to surprise, delight and enamor. Learn terms for the sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees, for dancing awkwardly but with relish, and for the look shared by two people who each wish the other would speak first. Other-Wordly is an irresistible gift for lovers of words and those lost for words alike.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 203 x 12.7mm | 226.8g
  • California, United States
  • English
  • Full-color throughout
  • 1452125341
  • 9781452125343
  • 59,113

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"Great fun for anyone 'wordly-wise.'"-Kirkus Reviews "This sleek gem of a volume is perfect for the bibliothecary (librarian) in all of us."- Booklist
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About Yee-lum Mak

As a kid, Yee-Lum Mak loved long words best, but she's since learned that lovely words come in many shapes. This book is from a tumblr of the same name, begun while the author was in high school. She lives in Los Angeles. Kelsey Garrity-Riley grew up in Belgium and Germany before moving to the United States to study illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She and her husband now call Brooklyn, New York home.
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