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The Dot

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The Dot
Written by Peter H. Reynolds
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ISBN-13: 9781536218091
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The Dot

author/illustrator: Peter H. Reynolds

Art class is over, but Vashti is still sitting in front of a blank piece of paper. Despite her teacher’s encouragement to express herself, Vashti is no artist. To prove her point, Vashti jabs at a blank sheet of paper to make an unremarkable and angry mark. "There!" she says. That one little dot marks the beginning of Vashti’s journey of surprise and self-discovery. That moment is the core of Peter H. Reynolds’s award-winning, delicate fable, which has inspired countless creative spirits since its publication in 2003. Now available in paperback, this edition features an introduction to International Dot Day (born from one teacher’s belief in the power of The Dot), a link to a guide for burgeoning artists and their teachers, and a heartfelt letter from Peter H. Reynolds himself.

“Engaging, inspiring. . . . Reynolds pulls off exactly what his young heroine does, creating an impressive work from deceptively simple beginnings.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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153621809X /  9781536218091
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Picture Books / Paperback
age range:
5 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 11/16" x 9"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 4
Art; African American & Black; Social Themes; Asian American & Pacific Islander;
author’s comments:
Peter H. Reynolds is the New York Times best-selling illustrator of the Judy Moody and Stink series written by Megan McDonald. He is also the creator of several picture books for children, including Ish, Sky Color, The North Star, and So Few of Me. The president and creative director of FableVision, Peter H. Reynolds was born in Canada and now lives in Dedham, Massachusetts.
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