King Who Rained, The

Fred Gwynne (1989), Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers

A creative means of looking at homonyms. A little girl is confused by the different meanings of words that sound alike. The illustrations depict “a king who rained” and “the foot prince in the snow” adding humor to learning about homonyms.

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Talk with a child about this book

Name other homonyms.

Draw a picture using two homonyms that are not in the book.

How would you explain homonyms to a little brother or sister?

Which illustration do you think is the funniest and why?