What a Wonderful Word

What a Wonderful Word : A Collection of Untranslatables from Around the World

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Have you ever wished there was a word for friends who are like family to you,
or for the way you hesitate when you've forgotten someone's name?
Did you know 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 worlds 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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 206 x 206 x 20mm | 521g
  • 360 Degrees
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1848576455
  • 9781848576452
  • 10,085

About Nicola Edwards

Nicola was raised by the seaside in beautiful Brighton. She loves reading, dancing, rhyming and turquoise things. She now lives with her husband and son in East London and spends her days writing and editing children's books. She has been nominated for the UKLA 2019 award. @NicolaBookFace
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