Gravity by Jason Chin


Gravity by Jason Chin

What keeps objects from floating out of your hand? What if your feet drifted away from the ground? What stops everything from rising up into space? Gravity. In this unusual, innovative, and beautiful book, Jason Chin introduces young readers to this fundamental force, taking a complex subject and making it understandable. It is the perfect book for all young scientists.


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 Publishers Weekly, starred review Chin 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. Kirkus Reviews, 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... This is a wonderful addition to libraries for younger students. School Library Journal Brilliant illustrations, minimal, accessible... original and thought-provoking. EYE Arresting and beautiful double spreads that make complicated things both interesting and understandable. Books for Keeps

About the Author

Jason Chin is an award-winning children's author and illustrator. He lives with his wife, also an artist, and their son in Vermont, USA.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


Jason Chin
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Publication date

2nd October 2014



Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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