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Other-Wordly

words both strange and lovely from around the world (Book Lover Gifts, Illustrated Untranslatable Word Book)

Yee-Lum Mak, Kelsey Garrity-Riley (Illustrator)

Hardcover

List Price: 14.99*
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Description

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.


Praise For Other-Wordly: words both strange and lovely from around the world (Book Lover Gifts, Illustrated Untranslatable Word Book)

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

Chronicle Books, 9781452125343, 64pp.

Publication Date: October 11, 2016



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.