Homophones Visualized is a witty book that illustrates homophones--words that sound alike, but are spelled differently and have completely different meanings. This book uses clever and minimalist graphics to help illustrate the differences between 100 pairs (or triplets or quadruplets) of words that sound alike. From beat and beet to flee and flea,
baron and barren to golf and gulf, each spread contains a pair or group of homophones and corresponding illustrations that provide context for each word.
- Based on Bruce Worden's popular blog Homophones, Weakly
- Illustrations are simple, smart, and humorous
- Worden's work has been featured by BoingBoing, Bored Panda, and My Modern Met Do ewe no what homophones are? It's knot always easy to get it right. Word lovers, educators, and kids all will delight in this witty and useful homophone guide to understanding which word is witch.
- A great gift for English and ESL teachers, kids, language and grammar lovers, word nerds, and fans of puns and wordplay
- Perfect as a coffee table book to dip in and out of
- Add it to the shelf with books like Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World
by Ella Frances Sanders, Schottenfreude: German Words for the Human Condition
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