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CCB names GRAVITY a 2015 Gryphon Honor Book

The Center for Children’s Books at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign announced the Gryphon Award winners yesterday.  The Gryphon Award went to Skateboard Party by Sarah English, illustrated by Laura Freeman.  Three honor books were named and Gravity was one of them.

PBS Parents: Gravity a Best Picture Book of 2014

http://www.pbs.org/parents/adventures-in-learning/2014/12/best-picture-books-2014/

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Gravity is a Kirkus Best Book of 2014!

GRAVITY made Kirkus’ list of the Best Children’s Books of 2014!  You can see the full list here:

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/issue/best-of-2014/section/children/

 

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Article in the Burlington 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/

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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.

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