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Children Exploding Out of Stars



All images above © Soyeon Kim, from the book You Are Stardust by Elin Kelsey & Soyeon Kim, OwlKids Press.

As the worlds of science and illustration continue to show, sometimes non-traditional forms of illustration - the whimsical, the mysterious, the abstract - are the best ways to draw in a new audience to scientific ideas.

The book You Are Stardust by author Elin Kelsey and illustrator Soyeon Kim (hey! We were students together!) transcends typical illustration and leaves room for children and adults alike to ponder the wonderful facts it presents.

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Links to Soyeon Kim

Illustrator Soyeon Kim's Portfolio Site

Soyeon Kim on Tumblr

Soyeon Kim's Etsy Shop

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Links to You Are Stardust

You Are Stardust in the OwlKids Press store

You Are Stardust on

Author Elin Kelsey's site

Publisher OwlKids Press

An Essay by You Are Stardust author Elin Kelsey

You Are Stardust app coming soon by OwlKids Press


The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.

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