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Unseen Rainbows, Silent Songs

The World Of Animal Senses

Illustrated by Beverly Duncan

Embark on a journey of natural discovery in this fascinating look at the senses of animals through the comparison of a human boy’s experiences on a summer evening.

Unseen Rainbows, Silent Songs helps readers discover a world that dances and sings beyond the reach of human senses. It is a world where screams of danger go unheard by the human ear and flowers dance with colors invisible to the human eye.

Through vivid exploration of the country at twilight, Susan Goodman describes animal senses that go far beyond the reader’s mind. As she explains the roles these senses play for various animals, she shows how different their world can be from the one we know.

“Goodman makes readers look at the natural world from an entirely fresh perspective.” — Kirkus Reviews

To research her various books and magazine articles, Susan E. Goodman has snowshoed through mountain forests, tried using a blowgun in the Amazon, and scared a moose at rest -- and herself in the bargain. Years ago, she went to U.S. Space Camp as a participant and loved the 1/6 Gravity Chair. Ms. Goodman lives with her family in Boston, Massachusetts.

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