My daughter Maggie is just as obsessed with metaphors as containers and conveyers of meaning as I am — though she works through illustration while my medium is words.
We’ve started a Metaphor book list on LibraryThing — which anyone can add to.
You can read his metaphor for quantum vs. classic computing, “The minimal effort explanation for quantum computing,” on his blog. Now see how he simplifies the concept of quantum computing using images and minimal text in this selection of pages from his children’s book.
We have all these books in our elementary library right now, and I’ll definitely be buying some for our secondary library.