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               Brown, Marc. Arthur's Eyes: Book and Cassette ISBN: 0316113387

His friends tease Arthur when he gets glasses, but he soon learns to wear them with pride.


          Crump, Andre. Green Eyes, the Greenest Fields. A celebration of green eyes. 2000, TCB-Cafe Publishing, ISBN: 0-9674898-0-6.

Photographs of green eyes from around the world.


          Dossenbach, Monika and Hans D. Eyeopeners!: All About Animal Vision. Publisher: Blackbirch Press; 1st edition (September 1, 1998) ISBN: 1567112161

"Introduces the many types of eyes found in the animal kingdom, including those of the dragonfly, adder, gorilla, lynx, and vulture, and tells how animals use their unique eyes to survive. From The Critics School Library Journal Gr 2-4-How do animals view each other and the world around them? How do they see? The book is organized by eye type, description, or kind of vision: "Compound Eyes," "Antenna Eyes," "Underwater Eyes," etc. A wide variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, and other creatures are introduced. The brief text consists only of captions and includes just a few facts about the kind of vision these animals have. There is no explanation as to how these different types of eyes work. This profusely illustrated book includes lots of close-up photographs; each two-page chapter has a large, full-color photo facing three or four smaller shots of different animals. While there is not enough information for reports, this title will suffice for browsing. - Jacqueline Elsner, Athens Regional Library, GA "


          Downer, John. Supersense: Perception in the Animal World. New York: 1991. Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated   ISBN: 0517063468


          Electron Microscope Image of a fly eyeFowler, Allan. How Animals See Things. 1999. Scholastic Library Publishing. Rookie Read Aloud Science Series ISBN 0516264168 .

"Briefly explains how different animals see. What is the difference between the eyes of a fly and a frog? Do a horse and a human see things the same way? Find out why different animals have different types of eyes, and why some animals have no eyes at all."


          Hall, Peg, Ken Landmark (Illustrator), Julie Dunlap. Whose Eyes Are These?: A Look at Animal Eyes - Big, Round, and Narrow Peg Hall. 2002. Picture Window Books.

"Examines a variety of animal eyes, noting how they look different and function in different ways."


          Hubel, David H. Eye, Brain, and Vision (Scientific American Library, no 22). W.H. Freeman & Co., 1995 (reprint).


          Leon, Dorothy. One Eye, Two Eyes, Three Eyes, Four... the Many Ways Animals See. New York: J. Messner, 1980. ISBN: 0671340018


          Miles, Elizabeth. Eyes. Published by Heinemann (September 2002) ISBN 1403404240.

"Briefly describes how the eyes of various animals differ in size, placement, and function."


          Minnaert, M.G.J. (1993) Light and Color in the Outdoors. (Translated and revised by L. Seymour.) New York: Springer-Verlag. Parker, S. (1989) The eye and seeing. In the Human Body series. New York: Franklin Watts.

"In this classic book, the late Marcel Minnaert accompanies the reader on a tour of nature's light and color and reveals the myriad phenomena that may be observed outdoors with no more than a pair of sharp eyes and an inquiring mind."


          Clipart of a BookParker, Steve. The Brain and Nervous System. . Austin, TX: Raintree Publishers. 2004. ISBN: 0739866192 .

"One of the revised human body series, this book examines the components, functions, and disorders of the nervous system. This attractive book dramatically meshes anatomical illustrations with photomicrography and colorful graphics that aid in the comprehension of the text. Information is conveyed through a straightforward overview and boxed inserts listing quickly distilled facts."


          Parker, Steve. ?What if..The Human Body. Brookfield, CT :Copper Beech Books, 1995. ISBN: 1-56294-914-4.

"This book answers such questions as: What if we had no bones?, What if we could hear like a bat?, and What if we had no eyes?. Clever discussions and diagrams."


          Schwartz, David M. Dwight Kuhn (Photographer). Animal Eyes. 1998. Creative Teaching Press, Incorporated. Creative Teaching Press, Incorporated. ISBN: 157471323X
"Part of the "Look Once, Look Again" series, this title introduces the variety of features that appear in the eyes of crabs, fish, frogs, starfish, cats, and geckos. In a guessing-game format, each right-hand page introduces a feature with a single sentence clue, and the back of the page gives several sentences more while a second photography puts the feature in a larger context. Photographs are clean, clear, and well chosen. Extensive back matter includes a review identification quiz; a glossary of approximately fifteen words; activities which imply curriculum or adult supervision; a section on further study (with at least half the books recommended from this publisher), and an index. A good discussion starter for animal study. " Susan Hepler


          Seddon, Tony. Animal Vision. New York: Facts on File, August 1988. (August 1988) ISBN 0816016526


          Seuss, Dr., Theo. Leseig, Joseph Mathieu. The Eye Book. 2001. Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers. For infants and preschool. ISBN: 0375812407

"A boy and rabbit both have two eyes that see all kinds of things, from blue and red to a bird and a bed. The Eye Book is back and better than ever! A super-simple look at the marvelous things our eyes can see, this classic Bright & Early Book® has a fresh new feel from veteran illustrator Joe Mathieu and an impressive new author credit: Dr. Seuss writing as Theo. LeSieg. So bright and colorful that kids and Seuss fans are in for a whopping eyeful!"


          Simon, H. Sight and Seeing: A world of light and color. 1983. Putnam Publishing Group ISBN: 0399209298 F

Discusses the importance of the sense of sight, the difference between sensitivity to light and the actual formation of images, and the various sight organs found in animals. 12 and up.


          Waldrop,Victor H., Jean Pidgeon . What Do Animals See, Hear, Smell, and Feel? 1990. Washington, DC. Ranger Rick Books. National Wildlife Federation. Age Range: 7 to 12. ISBN: 0945051247.

"Explores how animal senses are often superior to those of people."


          Walker, Richard. Brain: Inner Workings of the Gray Matter. 2002. Sagebrush Education Resources. ISBN: 0613457188

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