Author(s): Jason Chin

Picture Books

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.


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A stunning new picture book, exploring the wild possibilities of a world without gravity. 'Jason Chin gracefully combines science and illustrative art' - The New York Times

"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

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.

General Fields

  • : 9781783441976
  • : Andersen Press Ltd
  • : Andersen Press Ltd
  • : July 2014
  • : 280mm X 219mm X 4mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jason Chin
  • : Paperback
  • : 1014
  • : 531.14
  • : 32
  • : chiefly illustrations