About the Creators

FableVision and Toon Boom: Partnering to Help Move the World

Animation-ish is the result of a unique partnership between Boston-based FableVision, the award winning children's media company, and Montreal-based Toon Boom Animation. The combination of Toon Boom's state-of-the art engineering and FableVision's educational philosophy and irresistible design is what makes Animation-ish truly unlike any other animation program available.

toon boomToon Boom Animation Inc. is renowned in the world of animation software solutions. You may have seen our software at work many times without knowing it! Toon Boom's software was used to make Les Triplettes de Belleville, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, The Rugrats, SpongeBob The Movie, Curious George, Go West: A New Lucky Luke Adventure and Simpsons The Movie.

Peter H. Reynolds - Navigating a Journey of Self-Expression & Creativity

Peter H. Reynolds creator of Ish and The DotPeter's journey has been fueled by books. Not just reading them, but making them. As early as the first grade, Peter teamed up with his twin brother, Paul, to publish a newspaper for their classmates. These were very early steps in a lifelong, award-winning publishing career that includes the New York Times Best-Selling Judy Moody series, The Dot, Ish, Sugarloaf, So Few of Me and The North Star. Peter also launched the media and publishing company FableVision which is dedicated to serving children, educators and families by creating 'stories that matter, stories that move. FableVision has also won countless awards for its work, including the 2005 Carnegie Medal of Excellence for the film version of Peter's book The Dot, and ALA's 2006 Notable Children's Video Award for the film version of his book Ish. Peter’s simple stories with powerful messages are used in classrooms and teacher professional development around the world.