A few weeks ago, I started to ask my friends from different countries if there were any idioms in their language about books or reading. I made a list, then I asked one of my colleagues from Flipsnack, a talented artist, to produce these illustrations. Enjoy!


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English

Italian (actual meaning): to immerse yourself into reading

Spanish (actual meaning): to read/ study a lot

French (actual meaning): a sentimental novel

Romanian (actual meaning): Knowledge is power

Spanish (actual meaning): person who loves reading

Hungarian (actual meaning): books help readers acquire knowledge