Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Came From

Patrick Skipworth; Nicholas Stevenson

$27.99 Hardback
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This stunning picture books explores the extraordinary stories behind the global origins of some ordinary-seeming words Did you know that karaoke is an orchestra without any musicians, or that a companion is someone to share your lunch with? The stories behind everyday English words are a treasure trove of unexpected stories. Discover the global connections that have shaped the English language in this ingenious book packed with dazzling painted illustrations.

ISBN: 9781912920174
Publication Date: 01-May-2020
Publisher: Walker Books Australia Pty, Limited