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“Ibn al-Haytham: The Man Who Discovered How We See” is published by 1001 Inventions in partnership with National Geographic Kids.

The colorfully illustrated book takes readers on a wondrous journey of a brave scientist from 11th century Arabia who embarks upon a quest to uncover ancient mysteries that would change our world forever. Following an inspirational true story of the challenging and thrilling life of Ibn al-Haytham, children explore the world of the young scientist and how his dedication, curiosity and inquisitiveness led him to reveal and prove, through experimentation, the fundamentals of our modern knowledge of light.

The book offers young readers an introduction to the understanding of vision theories and optical principles. Through Ibn al-Haytham’s most amazing discoveries, the book introduces the concepts of light science and show how it applies to our world today.

The book has been presented the prestigious designation “A Junior Library Guild Selection” as a Best Biography of 2016.

The “Ibn al-Haytham: The Man Who Discovered How We See” book is part of the global initiative launched by 1001 Inventions in partnership with UNESCO in 2015 in celebration of the United Nations proclaimed International Year of Light.

The Ibn al-Haytham book that has been ‘Best Seller’ on Amazon is also released in Arabic and German.

English Version: Amazon.co.uk
German Version: Amazon.de 
Arabic Version: تحميل وقراءة كتاب الحسن بن الهيثم: الرجل الذي اكتشف كيف نرى