Peter H. Reynolds was born on March 16, 1961 in Toronto, Canada. He also has a twin brother, Paul, shown above. Peter and Paul work together to run the company that helps to fun Peter's books. Paul has also helped to co-write a few books with Peter such as Full STEAM Ahead and Going Places.
Peter attended the Massachusetts College of Art and Fitchburg State College. He received the Communications Student of The Year Award in 1983 and the Alumni Recognition Award in 1999.
Peter is also the CEO of the Reynolds educational media firm FableVision.
Peter H. Reynolds has written and illustrated many books. His most popular books are pictured below and The Dot even has an entire holiday focused around it called International Dot Day.
Peter has also illustrated for several other authors such as Megan McDonald and Judy Blume. Peter is responsible for all the illustrations within McDonald's Judy Moody series and has done the artwork several of the covers of Judy Blume's books. Below are some examples of both of these.
International Dot Day is celebrated every year on September 15th. Teachers use this day and the time leading up to it to help the students find their inner creativity and express it.
This photo is taken directly from the book.
These are some examples of what some students did to celebrate International Dot Day.
This photo is taken from the book The Dot. Vashti is passing on her knowledge to a student in awe of her work at the school art show.