Gravity

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Product Details

Price
$18.98  $17.46
Publisher
Roaring Brook Press
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
11.3 X 8.9 X 0.5 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781596437173
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About the Author

Jason Chin is the author of the award-winning Redwoods, Coral Reefs, which was nominated for a Texas Bluebonnet Award, and most recently, Island, which received five starred reviews and is a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. Jason lives with his wife, Deirdre Gill, also an artist, and their son in Vermont

Reviews

"* Charming . . . Concise diagrams and tongue-in-cheek pictures that accompany the instructions are as entertaining as they are effective." --BCCB, STARRED REVIEW

"Hypnotically arresting . . . Sublime illustrations." --The Horn Book

"* After stunning explorations of the Galรกpagos Islands and California's redwoods, Chin turns literally high-concept for a study of gravity's pull . . . With an elegant, spare text and playful, daring pictures, Chin's latest opus exerts a powerful pull all its own." --Kirkus Reviews, STARRED 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....In his embrace of the wild possibilities of a world without gravity, Chin outdoes himself." --Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW

"* Chin introduces youngsters to the concept of gravity, presenting the information in highly understandable language and in captivating paintings that will delight young readers." --School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW

"A visually impressive piece of storytelling, it will please kids who enjoy what-if scenarios." --Booklist