Beauty to Behold A look at the 10 most incredible eyes in the animal kingdom.
Eye Anatomy A guide to the human eye. Detailed descriptions include excellent illustrations.
Eyes Under the Microscope A description of mollusc eyes, includes photographs of microscopic cross-sections.
The Horseshoe Crab A description of the compound eye of a horseshoe crab.
How do animals see in the dark? Explores nocturnal vision in animals.
Insect Eyes A description of the compound eyes of insects. Includes photographs of microscopic cross-sections of compound eyes and a fossilized trilobite eye.
Physics and Biochemistry of Vision For advanced readers.
What animal has a more sophisticated eye, Octopus or Insect? A comparison of the compound eyes of an insect and the eyes of an octopus. Great photographs and diagrams.
What Animals May See Explores animal vision. Includes photographs depicting how a human would see an image and how an animal might see the same image.
What do animals see? Explores color vision in animals.
Some of these books are out-of-print, but may be available in your local library.
Dictionary of Nature
Dorling Kindersley (1994)
Supersense: Perception in the Animal World
Henry Holt and Comapny, Inc (1988)
Extraordinary Eyes: How Animals See the World
Dial Books for Young Readers (1992)
How Animals See: Other Visions of Our World
Facts on File Publications (1985)
Brain: Inner Workings of the Gray Matter
DK Publishing (2002)