Were you ever confused by words as a child? Many words actually sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings. These baffling words within the English language are called homophones. A few examples are: knew and new, tail and tale, eye and I, blue and blew. And the list goes on! To a young mind, certain spoken words can be pretty complex or rather abstract. So its logical to see how they can easily misinterpret things.
Additionally bemusing is that people often use figurative language, such as similes, metaphors, hyperboles, and personification, to describe things. Figurative language can be quite effective at helping people form mental images. But it can also bewilder a child. They can imagine something entirely different from what is meant.
Welcome to Vinnys world! The quirky young boy has a vivid imagination that often goes into overdrive. He, like many children, struggles with homophones and with understanding the difference between figurative language versus literal language. Despite that, Little Vinny always manages to find a humorous side to words within his day-to-day life.
This entertaining and witty book will take you on an adventurous ride, revealing a comical side to many words. Words can often be confusing and even amusing... but theyre never boring.
Author: DL Trovato Language: EnglishBinding: HardcoverPages: 42Publisher: DL TrovatoPublication Date: 2021-05-09