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The Word Project: Odd & Obscure Words-Illustrated

4.60  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A logophillic picture book for grown-ups and clever children.
Over 100 odd & obscure, but real words illustrated in Polly M. Law's bricolage/paper-doll style. The works involve visual & verbal puns, mythological references and a quirky sense of humor.
Paperback, 63 pages
Published December 6th 2010 by Buttonwood Art Press (first published 2010)
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Aug 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I've know Polly for years and was one of her fans encouraging her to put together this book. I'm also proud to say I have one of her pieces of art gracing my office wall. If I have any criticism about this book it's that I wish it was larger.
Jun 09, 2011 rated it really liked it
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I love the artwork in this quirky artsy word book, however I was disappointed in their small size. They were not as impactful as they would have been with a larger format. Still glad to support this artist and wish her well.
Lois Johnson
Nov 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I subscribed to the publishing of this wonderfully illustrated wordy book, loved it and it's illustrations so much that I bought several pieces of art from it. Now I can call somebody "gormless"and smile.
Dec 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Brilliant. Innovative. Downright fun. Google around and you can fund the artist's (Polly Law) website and her other artwork. I've never seen anything quite like her pieces.
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