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Keyword: figurative language

Salsa: A Cooking Poem

Argueta, Jorge (Author)
Tonatiuh, Duncan (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Bilingual text, brothers and sisters, cooking, figurative language, food, metaphors, ordinal numbers, Spanish
 
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Snook Alone

Nelson, Marilyn (Author)
Ering, Timothy Basil (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2012. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Dogs, faith, figurative language, friendship, hunting, islands, loyalty, monks, poetic language, survival
 
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You’re Pulling My Leg! 400 Human-Body Sayings From Head to Toe

Street, Pat (Author)
Brace, Eric (Author/Illustrator)
Holiday House 2016. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: English language, exaggeration, figurative language, human body, humour, idioms, literal illustrations, vocabulary, wordplay
 
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The Poet’s Dog

MacLachlan, Patricia (Author)
HarperCollins 2016. 88 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Communication, death, dogs, figurative language, human-animal relationships, isolation, kindness, loss, love, responsibility, survival, tragedy
 
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The New Kid on the Block

Prelutsky, Jack (Author)
Stevenson, James (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2013. 160 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Figurative language, humour, illustrations (black and white), poetry, poetry (collections), rhymes
 
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Last Leaf First Snowflake to Fall

Yerxa, Leo (Author/Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Allegories, autumn, environment, fathers and sons, figurative language, forests, free verse, illustrations (collage), nature, point of view, pourquoi tales, seasons, snow, winter
 
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The Boy Who Loved Words

Schotter, Roni (Author)
Potter, Giselle (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2006. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Collecting, figurative language, individuality, journeys, loneliness, poetry, vocabulary, wordplay
 
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Monkey Business

Edwards, Wallace (Author/Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2008. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Exaggeration, figurative language, humour, idioms, interesting illustrations, vocabulary, wordplay
 
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Imagine a Day

Thomson, Sarah L. (Author)
Gonsalves, Rob (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2005. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Creativity, figurative language, imagination, interesting illustrations, perspectives, possibilities, surrealism
 
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Nix Minus One

MacLean, Jill (Author)
Pajama Press 2013. 290 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Brothers and sisters, bullying, figurative language, grief, identity, Newfoundland and Labrador, novels in verse, self-determination
 
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Imagine a Night

Thomson, Sarah L. (Author)
Gonsalves, Rob (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2003. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Creativity, figurative language, imagination, interesting illustrations, night, perspectives, surrealism
 
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Migrant

Trottier, Maxine (Author)
Arsenault, Isabelle (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2011. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Agriculture, Canadian history, children’s rights, community, family life, figurative language, illustrations (collage), migration, work
 
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Numeralia

Luján, Jorge (Author)
Isol (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Counting, figurative language, mathematics, numbers, poetry
 
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The Black Book of Colors

Cottin, Menena (Author)
Faria, Rosana (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2008. 24 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Braille, colours, figurative language, interesting illustrations, senses, textured books
 
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The Cat’s Pajamas

Edwards, Wallace (Author/Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2010. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Exaggeration, figurative language, humour, idioms, interesting illustrations, vocabulary, wordplay
 
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No Two Snowflakes

Fitch, Sheree (Author)
Wilson, Janet (Illustrator)
Orca 2002. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Figurative language, letters, onomatopoeias, snow, stories in verse, winter, wordplay
 
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Twilight Comes Twice

Fletcher, Ralph (Author)
Kiesler, Kate (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1997. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Day and night, everyday life, figurative language, illustrations (oil paint), seasons, stories in verse
 
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The Salamander Room

Mazer, Anne (Author)
Johnson, Steve (Illustrator)
Fancher, Lou (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 1994. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Figurative language, first-person narration, habitats, persuasive writing, questions, salamanders
 
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My Father’s Arms Are a Boat

Lunde, Stein Erik (Author)
Torseter, Øyvind (Illustrator)
Enchanted Lion Books 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Death, fathers, figurative language, grief, hope, illustrations (diorama), mothers
 
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This Plus That: Life’s Little Equations

Rosenthal, Amy Krouse (Author)
Corace, Jen (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2011. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Concepts, emotions, everyday life, figurative language, mathematics, recurrent patterns
 
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The Tin Forest

Ward, Helen (Author)
Anderson, Wayne (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2003. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Creativity, dreams, ecology, environment, figurative language, garbage, metaphors
 
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My Blue Is Happy

Young, Jessica (Author)
Chien, Catia (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2013. 28 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Colours, comparisons, emotions, feelings, figurative language, metaphors
 
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Pomelo Explores Color

Bădescu, Ramona (Author)
Chaud, Benjamin (Illustrator)
Enchanted Lion Books 2012. 120 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Colours, descriptions, discovery, elephants, figurative language
 
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