Science Book a Day Interviews Jason Chin

My interview with Jason Chin.

Science Book a Day

Jason_ChinSpecial thanks to Jason Chin for answering 5 questions about his recently featured book – Redwoods

Jason grew up in a small town in New Hampshire, and studied illustration at Syracuse University.  In 2001 he moved to New York City and found a job at a children’s bookstore in Manhattan.  It was through co-workers at the store that Jason found his way to his current publisher, Roaring Brook Press. – From Jason’s Homepage

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#1 – What was the impetus for this book?

I made Redwoods when I lived in New York City.  I rode the subway every day to work (at a children’s bookstore) and one day I was reading an article in a magazine about Redwood trees and the scientists that study them.  The article sparked my imagination — I started to day dream about exploring the canopy and when I got home I started doing…

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