Journal of Autism and developmental Disorders
This book gives examples, origins, and explanations of idioms... was designed for children with Asperger syndrome... this book very useful for children with communication disorders, thir families and early intervention professionals.
with its well-organised format and extensive coverage of most frequently-used idioms, it should take its deserved place in any teacher's reference book shelf.
"The One and Only Sam" is a valuable resource for children with Asperger's or other special communication needs and their parents and teachers.
Book News Inc.
This 11.25x9" picture book is written especially for children with Asperger syndrome and other communication difficulties, but will also be entertaining for siblings and other children ages 5-8...The book suggests simple steps children can take when they encounter other unfamiliar idioms, and includes a glossary of further idioms and lists of books and web sites.
The Midwest Book Review
The One And Only Sam is more than a picturebook story - it tells of a boy who struggles to understand non-literal expressions and it covers definitions of these expressions in the course of the story line. Kids ages 5-8 will learn about idioms in an easy manner and provides simple guidelines kids can use whenever they cover new idioms not covered here.