Michael Hall's, My Heart Is Like a Zoo is a great way to introduce your child to similes. The book is filled with similes about animals and about one person's heart. Hall uses rhyme throughout the book which helps keeps the book moving. There is also a math component as the back of the book challenges you to count the hearts in the book.Hall uses more than 300 hearts in all.Take a look at the You Tube video highlighting the book.
Identifying Similes and Metaphors worksheet