Wonderful Words That Tell a Tale: An Etymological Exploration of Over 100 Everyday Words

(Author) (Illustrator)
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Product Details
Price
$22.99  $21.38
Publisher
Words & Pictures
Publish Date
Pages
112
Dimensions
8.27 X 10.63 X 0.28 inches | 0.77 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780711291645

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About the Author

Tom Read Wilson is a TV presenter, actor, and singer. After graduating from the Royal Academy of Music in 2011, where he studied Musical Theatre and performed in plays and musicals all over the world, Tom stole the nation's hearts as the hilarious receptionist on Celebs Go Dating. Tom continues to be a regular on our TV screens, among other things, having won Celebrity Mastermind (BBC1), placed 2nd on Celebrity Best Home Cook (BBC1), and appearing on a multitude of shows such as The Wheel (BBC1), 8 out of 10 Cats (Ch4), and Celebrity Juice (ITV). Aside from professional pursuits, supporting the Arts and green initiatives is a great passion for Tom; he is an active campaigner for Wildwood and The Kent Wildlife Trust, as well as an Ambassador for Acting For Others. Tom is a devout logophile who hosts a regular podcast Tom Read Wilson has words with... and has been posting his Word of Day videos since 2016. Find Tom on Twitter and Instagram @TomReadWilson.

Ian Morris is an illustrator based in Manchester, England. His eloquent ink drawings capture characters with extraordinary wit and charm. In 2017, Ian was recognised by the Association of Illustrators in their Top Upcoming Image Makers. He is a regular contributor to Prospect Magazine. His debut picture book 'The Library Book' is published by Thames & Hudson.

Reviews

"The origin stories of over 100 everyday words written by actor and TV presenter Wilson, and illustrated by Manchester's Morris."

--The Bookseller