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Article in the Burlington Free Press

Photo: GLENN RUSSELL/FREE PRESS

The Burlington Free Press ran an article about me today, written by Sally Pollack.  My wife’s comment: “they actually made you sound smart!”  My response: “I know, what a relief, I was afraid they’d portray me accurately.”  The article is very nice, and I hope you have a chance to read it.

http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/entertainment/arts/2014/06/15/illustrator-explains-theory-watercolor/10383545/

Magnify the Universe

This is so cool I had to share it.  You can use the scroll bar to zoom from a single proton out to the entire universe.  It’s really cool to see the scale of things in this way. It’s well worth it to view it in full screen mode.

Copyright 2012.  Magnifying the Universe  by … continue reading

4th Starred Review for GRAVITY from BCCB

I am so excited that GRAVITY has four starred reviews!  This one is from the Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (May issue, BCCB), and I’m especially excited about it because the reviewer praised the science in addition to the art:

Chin is also a dab hand at blending imagination with information…his universe-disturbing Gravity likewise … continue reading

GRAVITY gets a starred review from School Library Journal!

GRAVITY has three starred reviews!  The latest is from School Library Journal and here’s an excerpt:

Chin introduces youngsters to the concept of gravity, presenting the information in highly understandable language and in captivating paintings that will delight young readers.

Read the full review here: http://www.slj.com/2014/03/reviews/pick-of-the-day/pick-of-the-day-gravity/

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Speaking at UELMA and PLA

I just returned from a three day trip to Utah and Indiana.  In Utah I was the keynote speaker a the Utah Educational Library Media Association (UELMA).  Right after that event on Thursday I flew to Indianapolis for the Public Library Association conference (PLA) to speak at 7:00am on Friday.  And then home again after … continue reading

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