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Amazing Optical Illusions - Al Seckel

Amazing Optical Illusions

By: Al Seckel

Hardcover Published: 19th August 2004
ISBN: 9781552979617
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old

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A child's introduction to the world of optical illusions.

Optical illusions are a window into how the brain perceives. Part of the fun is being fully aware that you're being tricked, fooled and misled. This collection of illusions will definitely do that!

Amazing Optical Illusions features thirty of the most fascinating images guaranteed to dazzle the eye and trick the mind. It includes examples of every type of optical illusion:

  • Ground/field reversal images where one shape switches into another and back again
  • Escher's Impossible Crate
  • Eternal spirals and dazzling graphic patterns
  • Enigmatic designs and hidden figures
  • Baffling shapes that change before your eyes.

The illusions are rendered in photography, artwork and the latest computer imaging. Each illusion is explained in clear language for young readers.

Amazing Optical Illusions is a child's exciting introduction to the world's most startling optical illusions. It is a fascinating collection that will have all ages wondering exactly what they are seeing.

A great introduction to the world and art of optical illusion... sure to find enthusiast in every library.--Cynde Suite"School Library Journal" (08/01/2005) Dazzle your eye and fool your brain... Each page will surprise and amuse the young reader.--Carylyn Cutt"Resource Links" (02/01/2005) A book for fun viewing/reading and browsing, its contents could also contribute to high school level introductory psychology courses.--Dave Jenkinson"Canadian Materials" (04/15/2005) Will definitely provide readers of all ages with some eye-bending fun.--Dave Jenkinson"CM" (02/03/2012)

ISBN: 9781552979617
ISBN-10: 155297961X
Audience: Children
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old
For Grades: 2 - 3
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 19th August 2004
Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 22.8  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.35