Boston Book Festival 2020 Boston Book Festival 2020

Out of This World Storytime: Your Place in the Universe

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Jason Chin
Your Place in the Universe

Jason Chin is an award-winning children’s author and illustrator. Chin strives to combine imaginative storytelling and intriguing science to both enchant and educate with his books. Some of his books include Grand Canyon, which received a Caldecott Honor, a Sibert Honor, and an NCTE Orbis Pictus Award; Redwoods, which received a FOCAL Award and starred reviews from Booklist and Publishers Weekly; and Coral Reefs, which was placed on Kirkus Reviews’ Best of 2011 list. His latest work, Your Place in the Universe, explores almost unimaginable distances and makes size and scale accessible for all ages. It received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews, calling it "a stimulating outing to the furthest reaches of our knowledge, certain to inspire deep thoughts."

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In previous award-winning books, author and artist Jason Chin has led readers on fantastic voyages into the Grand Canyon, through the redwood forest, and down to coral reefs. Now Chin takes readers on a mind-blowing journey that illustrates just how extraordinarily huge our universe is. In this “out of this world” storytime celebrating outer space as part of World Space Week, Chin will read from Your Place in the Universe and lead an art activity based on his book. Tune in live for your chance to ask questions and interact with the author!

This session will also be broadcast live on Boston Neighborhood Network Media television stations.