Little Tiger Press

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.

AUTHOR Nicola Edwards ILLUSTRATOR Luisa Uribe VERSION English EDITOR Little Tiger Press EDITION YEAR 2018 PP. 64 FORMAT hardback | 20,8 x 21,0 cm ISBN 9781848576452