Sunday, November 06, 2016
The Illustrated Book of Sayings by Ella Frances Sanders Review
The Illustrated Book of Sayings: Curious Expressions from Around the World Hardcover – September 13, 2016
by Ella Frances Sanders
From the New York Times bestselling author of Lost in Translation comes this charming illustrated collection of more than fifty expressions from around the globe that explore the nuances of language. From the hilarious and romantic to the philosophical and literal, the idioms, proverbs, and adages in The Illustrated Book of Sayings reveal the remarkable diversity, humor, and poignancy of the world's languages and cultures.
Ella Frances Sanders is a writer out of necessity and an illustrator by accident. She currently lives and works in the city of Bath, UK, without a cat. Her first book, 'Lost in Translation - An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words' was a New York Times bestseller, and her second book, 'The Illustrated Book of Sayings' will be published in September 2016.
I received a complimentary copy.
Cassandra's Review- It is a bunch of random, unorganized idioms. I had a hard time wanting to read this book all the way and often skimmed the paragraphs until I found the purpose of the idiom. Sadly my kids got bored and wanted me to speed it up. I personally found it to me low on the attention and entertainment scale. It could not end fast enough.