What Did You Say? What Did You Mean? An Illustrated Guide to Understanding Metaphors
Author: Jude Welton Illustrated by Jane Telford
Publishing Info: Paperback 128 pages / 2004Tags: figurative language, figures of speech, literal meaning, metaphors.
Jude Welton looks at a hundred of the most common figures of speech in this visual workbook designed as a springboard for family and classroom discussions. Each figure of speech is accompanied by an illustration showing its literal meaning, which will help AS children recognize and learn to enjoy metaphors and figurative language. The book can be used by parents one-to-one with their ASD child. Teachers can also use the book as the basis for classroom work on figurative language.