for children, This is not my hat. by Jon Klassen - look at the images.
for adults - when one is too sure of something, Multimodality: A Social Semiotic Approach to Contemporary Communication by Gunther Kress
Look inside the book and read the opening chapter.... (Books customers also bought could not be retrieved)
You can't get the meaning from words alone. Music, images, experience, ... Do read the words.