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|Arthur's Eyes (book)|
|Published by||Little, Brown and Company|
| Preceded by|
Arthur's Nose (1976)
| Followed by|
Arthur and the True Francine (1981)
Arthur's Eyes is the second book in Arthur Adventure. The book was written and illustrated by Marc Brown. It was first published in 1979, and it was republished in 1996 with a re-illustrated cover, but use the same illustrations from the first edition.
It tells the story of Arthur getting his first pair of glasses, and learning to be proud to wear them. He's teased by his classmates (especially Francine) and he's embarrassed of having to wear glasses. He soon learns that wearing them improves his school performance, and he eventually leads to his acceptance by his classmates and is happy.
- This is Buster, Fern, Maria, Bionic Bunny, Mr. Marco, Mr. Haney and possibly Jenna's first appearance in the Arthur series.
- This is the first time Arthur (or anyone in the Read family) wears pants or (or rather, "and") shoes.
- Arthur's Eyes was also read on Reading Rainbow by Bill Cosby.