In 2013, English artist Ella Frances Sanders was working as an intern for Maptia when she wrote and illustrated a post on untranslatable words .
“The numbers didn’t really mean much to me!” she said, laughing, but when her future editor tweeted at her about a possible book deal, Lost in Translation was born.
Ella chose to defer her place at university in order to focus on the book.
She especially enjoyed illustrating this word:
Ella travels a great deal, and she’s currently freelancing and partaking in what she called “procrastiworking.”
I’m in no rush!”
“A year ago today,” Ella said, publishing this book was “the last thing I would have thought would happen.”
Check out more of her incredible work and keep up with what Ella is up to at her website .
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