Caldecott Medalist Jason Chin's explores the world of the very small, delving deep into the microscopic spaces just beneath our skin, in this companion to the award-winning Your Place in the Universe
From the tiniest mammals to the intricate structures of microscopic organisms and subatomic particles that make up every human body, journey through an unseen world!
Jason Chin, Caldecott Medalist for Watercress and Cook Prize winning author and illustrator of Your Place in the Universe explores the building blocks of all matter and life, demonstrating how much we have in common with everything around us.
With detailed, luminous illustrations that explore perspective and scale, paired with accessible, entertaining text, The Universe in You takes young readers on an impossible journey. Detailed backmatter elaborates and adds context on the science behind this beautiful, well-researched book.
“The Building Blocks of Matter.” “The Building Blocks of Life.” Author’s note. Illustration note. Selected sources. Full-color illustrations were created using watercolor, gouache, and digital techniques.
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