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The New York TimesWriting scientific narrative nonfiction for young children is challenge enough, but creating engaging picture books for older children about the natural world isn't easy either. How to pull in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid reader? Credit to Jason Chin, who succeeded at both in Coral Reefs (2011) and Redwoods (2009). He does so again in his latest, Island: A Story of the Galápagos. Chin's remarkable introduction to the Galápagos is not just a story. It's…science…gracefully combined with superb illustrative art.