My interview with Jason Chin.
Special 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
#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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