Find out about the surprising ways that creatures from bullfrogs to buzzards use their eyes to see the world.
32 pages
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
April 2014
Reviews

The look of a Jenkins book is unmistakable: realistic cut-and-torn–paper images set on a stark white background; short informational paragraphs; a helpful section of concluding facts with a pictorial index. But the content is always an interesting surprise. Here, he considers vision, the way animals link to their world using light-sensitive cells. Another impressive presentation from a master craftsman.
Kirkus, starred review
Jenkins zeroes in on animal eyes in his latest merging of science and artistry. … The eye, with its intricate structure and symbolic resonance, is an ideal focus for Jenkins's inquisitive, informative narrative and multidimensional art.
Publishers Weekly, starred review
Jenkins's outstanding torn- and cut-paper illustrations offer a fascinating look at these important organs, which range in size from the tiniest holes (starfish) to basketballs (colossal squid). Large, colorful pictures of more than 20 animal eyes are accompanied by a small illustration of the entire creature and a brief paragraph of intriguing information. Animal facts, a bibliography, and a glossary round out this slim volume that will captivate readers of all ages.
School Library Journal, starred review
Awards

Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2014

Kirkus — Best Children's Books of 2014

School Library Journal Best of 2014

California Reading Association and the 2014 Eureka! Awards — honor award

Society of Illustrators Original art show

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