Eye Spy: Wild Ways Animals See the World

Guillaume Duprat (Author)
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Description

  • 2019 Eureka Children's Non-Fiction Book Award Winner, California Reading Association
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book of the Year 2019
  • Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner

    Ever wonder what your cat is watching through the window? Or how having eyes on the sides of its head changes the world for a horse? And what would life be like seeing in 5 colors instead of only 3?

    Children see exactly how animals view the world around them in this innovative and exciting lift-the-flap book. After a whirlwind tour of how eyes work, children lift the flaps to find out how animals as different as dogs, owls, and chameleons see the same scene. EYE SPY: Wild Ways Animals See the World is a truly eye-opening experience guaranteed to fuel and satisfy the curiosity of any animal lover.
  • Product Details

    Price
    $21.99  $20.23
    Publisher
    What on Earth Books
    Publish Date
    October 01, 2018
    Pages
    36
    Dimensions
    9.9 X 0.5 X 13.0 inches | 1.7 pounds
    Language
    English
    Type
    Hardcover
    EAN/UPC
    9781999802851
    BISAC Categories:

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    About the Author

    Guillaume Duprat, born in Paris, is a French author and illustrator. The majority of his books draw his references in mythology, anthropology, history of science and religion and art to revive representations of the ancient or unknown cosmos. The guiding thread of all his works is the relativity of the gaze whether in the study of cosmology at all times and in all regions of the world or in his latest book Eye Spy which proposes the vision of the same landscape through the eyes of different animals. He lives in Paris.

    Reviews

    "Eye-widening indeed --in design as well as topic.' - Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

    "An insightful exploration of a primary sense that varies among animals." - Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

    "A fun and fascinating look at some of nature's most unique optics." - Foreword Reviews, Starred Review

    "This book is clever!! You see the eyes of different creatures, and then you get to see the world the way they do." - School Library Journal

    "Fascinating for any age." - Parents' Choice

    "An inventive look at and look through the eyes of the animal world." - Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

    "Luxurious....Younger audiences will enjoy the novelty each interactive page brings; older readers will gain an understanding of various properties of vision and their importance to survival. " - Booklist

    "Thought flap-up books were just for little 'uns? Think again. This interactive read reveals what the world looks like through animals' eyes! Eye-mazing!" - National Geographic Kids

    "Utterly fascinating!" - Book Nerd Mommy

    "The What on Earth series has become known for delivering the facts - on various subjects - in a fun, informative and visually appealing way. I couldn't be more impressed." - Pocket Full of Rye

    "An engaging look at how different animals' vision functions...This is a winner and one that will always leave you and your child with new knowledge." - Glass of Wine, Glass of Milk

    "An eye-opening look at the science of vision and animal eyes." - Waking Brain Cells

    "Not only is this attractive book fun, it is informative and downright fascinating." - Reading Rockets

    "A good deep dive into animal vision." - Kiss the Book Jr.

    "I like this book because it shows you how animals see things. Like did you know that bees see flowers with different colors than we do? The book has different categories of animals, like mammals and birds. I like how insects see because they have thousands of tiny eyes, so to them everything looks like pixels. I would give this book four stars. Little kids and big kids will enjoy it." - Kids Bookbuzz, reviewed by Lena, Age 9