Category Archives: Gravity

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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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:

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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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Kirkus gives GRAVITY a Starred Review

Kirkus gave GRAVITY a starred review, which makes two stars for the book!  Here is an excerpt:

With an elegant, spare text and playful, daring pictures, Chin’s latest opus exerts a powerful pull all its own.

You can read the review here: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/jason-chin/gravity-chin/

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Starred Review for GRAVITY in Publisher’s Weekly

GRAVITY was just given a starred review in Publisher’s Weekly! Here are some highlights from the review:

Chin (Island) takes his exceptional artistic gifts into outer space, painting with disciplined exuberance a series of spreads that explain the fundamentals of gravity.

And the last line of the review made me feel pretty good:

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