The Eye Book

by Theo. Lesieg
Illustrator Joe Mathieu

Random House Children's Books | September 15, 1999 | Picture Books

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Our eyes see flies.
Our eyes see ants.
Sometimes they see
pink underpants.


Oh, say can you see? Dr. Seuss’s hilarious ode to eyes gives little ones a whole new appreciation for all the wonderful things to be seen!

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 36 pages, 9.36 × 6.75 × 0.4 in

Published: September 15, 1999

Publisher: Random House Children's Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0375800336

ISBN - 13: 9780375800337

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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The Eye Book

by Theo. Lesieg
Illustrator Joe Mathieu

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 36 pages, 9.36 × 6.75 × 0.4 in

Published: September 15, 1999

Publisher: Random House Children's Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0375800336

ISBN - 13: 9780375800337

From the Publisher

Our eyes see flies.
Our eyes see ants.
Sometimes they see
pink underpants.


Oh, say can you see? Dr. Seuss’s hilarious ode to eyes gives little ones a whole new appreciation for all the wonderful things to be seen!

From the Jacket

"Our eyes see flies.
Our eyes see ants.
Sometimes they see
pink underpants.
Oh, say can you see? Dr. Seuss''s hilarious ode to eyes gives little ones a whole new appreciation for all the wonderful things to be seen!

About the Author

Certainly the most popular of all American writers and illustrators of picture books, Geisel made his pseudonym Dr. Seuss famous to several generations of children and their parents. Geisel developed a rhythmic form of poetry that relied on quick rhymes and wordplay reminiscent of Mother Goose rhymes. He combined this with exaggerated cartoonlike illustrations of fantasy characters to entice children into stories that contained important messages, often presented with a great deal of irony and satire. Geisel always embraced the imagination of children and condemned adults' inability to join into it, using the child's view to reveal the flaws in society. His first picture book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street (1937), describes a child's adding more and more imaginative elements to the story that he plans to tell about what he saw on the way home, only to end with the child actually telling the truth: he saw only a very uninteresting horse and cart. The Cat in the Hat (1957), written as a beginning reader, portrays two children having a magical afternoon with a strange cat while their mother is away, complete with a frantic cleanup before their mother can find out what they have done. This is probably his most famous work. Geisel's later books took on social questions more directly. The Butter-Battle Book (1984) condemned the cold war, and it is often removed from children's sections of libraries for political reasons. Likewise, The Lorax (1971), which condemned t
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From Our Editors

This simple book takes us on an exciting journey to explore all the things our eyes can see. Originally written by Dr. Seuss as Theo LeSieg, The Eye Book contains bright, colourful illustrations by Joe Mathieu. One in a series of classic Bright and Early books, this edition is sure to give youngsters an adventurous eyeful!

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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