'Soundimals' Teaches Readers About Sounds in Different Countries

By: Christopher Magsambol - Aug 23, 2015
References: soundimals.tumblr & kickstarter
'Soundimals' is a fun, creative way to explore foreign languages. Have you ever wondered how a sneeze sounds in Japanese? Now you can find out.

The author James Chapman describes the book as "An illustrated guide to international onomatopoeia, compiling the sounds of eating, sneezing and many more." The book interestingly brings to light that many everyday sounds we make, are different in other languages.

Soundimals is a unique book in that both children and adults can take different things from it. The funny illustrations and simple text make it easy for a kid to enjoy reading it. For adults, reading the various sounds throughout the world can also be just as enjoyable.

The book outlines 24 sounds in 35 different languages and will be sure to attract a wide range of audiences.