Figurative Language
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  • All of the Amelia Bedelia books by Peggy Parish are useful and humorous for figurative language.
  • J. T. by Jane Wagner has varied figurative language examples in the Text. Have students locate sentences and literally illustrate the text.
  • Quick as a Cricket for similes
  • The King Who Rained
  • The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster employs more subtle figurative language and opens up discussions for the creative application of figurative language.