This beautifully illustrated and witty book is filled to the brim with curious phrases from around the world. Travel from country to country and learn the history behind interesting and unusual idioms, and the greater cultures which shaped them. From the endearing French phrase "to be a blue flower" to the fascinating Japanese saying "to wear a cat on one's head", this book explores the diversity and importance of language worldwide.
Younger readers will love sharing these quirky phrases with their friends and discovering more about the world we live in. Beautiful artwork from Manu Montoya and captivating text from the author of What a Wonderful Word perfectly capture the intricacies of global cultures.