Other-Wordly: words both strange and lovely from around the world (Book Lover Gifts, Illustrated Untranslatable Word Book) (Hardcover)
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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.
About the Author
Yee-Lum Mak loved long words best as a kid, but she's since learned that lovely words come in many shapes. She lives in Los Angeles.
Kelsey Garrity-Riley studied illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She lives in Brooklyn.
"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