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The Great Book of Optical Illusions

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It is said that "seeing is believing." But what if the picture you see is hard to believe? Maybe it appears to be something else entirely.

In The Great Book of Optical Illusions, Al Seckel brings together a collection of fascinating visual puzzles and enigmatic designs that make the viewer wonder: How does this work? What does it really contain?

From collections of baffling
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published July 2nd 2005 by Firefly Books
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Anthony Faber
Jan 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
About 250 examples of optical illusions, although there are multiple different instances of some of them.
dejah_thoris
Apr 29, 2013 rated it liked it
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It is what it purports to be! Illusions are segregated into galleries in no particular order or construction, so you will see several examples of the same type of illusion throughout the book. Illusions range from the classics to new artistic creations, which I really loved. Short notes about the more significant or difficult to solve illusions can be found at the end of each gallery. An excellent book for those interested in the fun of optical illusions with only a smattering of the science beh ...more
Lauryn
May 18, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: ages 8+
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Way cool to look at!
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Good fun, high quality book.
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Love this book fun fore and fun with the kids
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