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PBS Parents: Gravity a Best Picture Book of 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:


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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.

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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:

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

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:

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GRAVITY Advanced Reader’s Edition

Coming Soon to a bookstore near you:

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The Galapagos Conservation Trust Review: ISLAND is “the perfect introduction to the natural history of Galapagos”

I just received an advanced copy of a review from Galapagos Matters a magazine published by The Galapagos Conservation Trust.  I’ve copied the entire review here because it’s the best description of the book that I’ve read so far.  And I don’t just mean the first sentence (although I certainly appreciate the sentiment there).  The … continue reading

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