Big Screen Books: The Dot
About the Creator
Peter H. Reynolds
Peter H. Reynolds is a NY Times best-selling author and illustrator, a renowned public speaker, and the founder of FableVision, Inc.
Best known as the author and illustrator of dozens of children’s books published in over 20 languages, Peter inspires kids and "grown up kids" with his messages about authentic learning, creativity, and self-expression. His books The Dot, Ish, and The North Star are popular in classrooms around the world. The Dot, Peter's signature book, encourages readers to be brave and "make their mark!" Peter also lends his charming illustrations to Alison McGhee's Someday and Megan McDonalds' Judy Moody series.
In 1996, Peter founded FableVision, Inc., a company dedicated to helping all learners reach their true potential. Now encompassing two divisions, FableVision Creative Studios and FableVision Learning, Peter’s company provides educational websites, games, software, and services.
Peter's film and television work have garnered him an Emmy, the Carnegie Medal, and the Christopher Medal. Peter also travels the world as an inspirational public speaker, sharing his Five Challenges: Be Brave, Be Original, Be Inspired, Be Inspirational, and Be ACTIVE.
Peter states, "I am optimistic about a future where all children are encouraged to navigate their true potential. We have to be creative in the ways we reach all learners — to help them find their voice, be brave about expressing it, and be inspired to use their gifts to 'make their mark.'"
Peter lives in Dedham, MA, where he founded The Dedham Square Circle, a downtown revitalization group. He is co-owner of the Heart of the Square Gallery and The Blue Bunny, his family-run children’s book and toy store.
For more information, visit www.peterhreynolds.com.