Jason Chin combines imaginative storytelling with intriguing science to create books that both enchant and educate. His book GRAND CANYON received both a Caldecott Honor and a Sibert Honor, and won the 2018 Orbis Pictus Award. School Library Journal described it as “A breathtaking walk through multiple habitats and deep time.”
He is the author of the award-winning books REDWOODS; ISLAND: A Story of the Galápagos (winner of the 2013 Gryphon Award), and GRAVITY(a Gryphon Honor book). WATER IS WATER, written by Miranda Paul, was a 2016 ALA Notable Book and CORAL REEFS was nominated for the Texas Bluebonnet Award.
Jason lives in Vermont with his wife, Deirdre Gill and their two children.