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International Dot Day is a celebration of creativity that was inspired by Peter H. Reynolds' book "The Dot". This site is filled with other authors, illustrators, and celebrities who share in the dream of a more creative world. Learn more about International Dot Day!

Friday, April 11, 2014

Troy Wilson



Troy Wilson is best known as the author of Perfect Man,  a highly acclaimed picture book that celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. He has also written numerous kids' stories for Chirp, Chickadee, and Highlights for Children. Scholastic Canada will be releasing a picture book of his called The Duck Says in 2015.

Troy has given many well-received presentations at schools, libraries, bookstores, festivals, and conferences across Canada. He was born in Port Alberni, BC, and he currently lives in Victoria, which is on the southernmost tip of Vancouver Island

To learn more about Troy and his work, please visit his website.


Thursday, March 27, 2014

Paul Reynolds


Paul Reynolds is the CEO of FableVision, which is co-located at the Boston Children's Museum in the city's Innovation District. When he's not entrenched in all things FableVision, Paul teaches digital media production at Boston College, where he has served as adjunct faculty for over two decades. Paul is also a children's book author - collaborating with his twin brother Peter H. Reynolds - on Going Places, a picture book with Simon & Schuster and a STEM-meets-Arts (STEAM) early chapter book series with Charlesbridge Publishing. 


Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Sujean Rim


Sujean Rim graduated from Parsons School of Design for Fashion Design and began her career as a footwear and accessories designer. Her first illustration commission came from Barney's New York in 1995 and since then, she's worked with Daily Candy, Tiffany & Co, Target and many more private and commercial companies.
Sujean writes, "In 2007, Little Brown & Co. contacted me and I was able to live out a childhood dream of doing a children's picture book of my own. "Birdie's Big Girl Shoes" was published in 2009 and a whole new and exciting world of illustration has opened up for me and I couldn't be more grateful."
She now lives in Westchester, NY with her artist husband, Bob and their son, Charlie.
Learn more about Sujean on her website.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Cara Mia B.



Cara Mia B. is author and illustrator of the fun children’s picture book, Izzy Makes Sense. She is also a mommy blogger who currently lives in California with her two daughters, husband and their royal mutt. She hopes that her book will encourage parents and young children find the joy in reading and help plant a seed in building a literary fort for young minds and promote literacy. 

To read more about Izzy or Cara Mia B., please visit: 





Saturday, March 8, 2014

Melissa Morse



Melissa Morse is a children’s book writer and illustrator living in the Pacific Northwest with her amazing husband and two wonderful children. She writes for her kids. To put smiles on their faces, as they do for her.
Morse is a former TV news reporter and anchor. Her work has won awards for fiction short stories, been published in a national magazine, and rode over the airwaves of network affiliates in the Northwest.

Her first book, Sometimes the Moon is a story about the power of a mother’s love. With sweet and gentle rhymes, Sometimes the Moon makes a delightful bedtime story. Her second book is a whimsical tale about a young girl discovering a new day. It’s Threesday (and it’s the greatest day there ever was!).

To read more, please visit her website (http://www.melissamorse.com). She hopes her books may add a little sweetness to your story times.





Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Salina Yoon



Salina Yoon was born as Yoon, Ah in Busan, Korea. She came to the United States in 1976 at age 4, which was when she was given her current name, "Salina." Salina is an author, illustrator and format designer of nearly two hundred innovative novelty books for young children, specializing in formats that are unique and interactive. Many of her books have flaps, tabs, die-cuts and wheels.

Recently, Salina created a character named Penguin for a picture books series. Some of the book titles are Penguin and Pinecone, Penguin in Love, and Penguin on Vacation.
This dot was inspired by TAP TO PLAY book (releasing Oct/2014, by HarperCollins)
Learn more about Salina on her website.




Friday, January 31, 2014

Aileen Stewart




Aileen Stewart resides in Shelby, Ohio with her husband, daughter, and crazy cats. She is a fun early grade children's author, a blogger, a public Speaker, a children's writing workshop host, freelance magazine author, and a stay at home mom. Besides being a reading enthusiast, a writing enthusiast, and recipe creator; she loves to put puzzles together, quilt, take pictures, garden, travel, Geocache, and bird-watch. She is a library volunteer at her local library where she is in charge of the children's display case, and she volunteers at her daughter's school.

Learn more about Aileen on her website.