Welcome to Celebri-dots

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!

Monday, June 18, 2012

Nancy Elizabeth Wallace

Nancy Elizabeth Wallace is an author/illustrator who uses cut paper art to create her illustrations. You can learn more about her, including more information on how she creates illustrations, on her website. 

 Nancy's work is also featured in "Over the Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project"

Teachers, students, and librarians can download a bookmark based on this dot here!

Monday, June 11, 2012

Renata Liwska

Illustrator Renata Liwska grew up in Warsaw Poland and now lives in Calgary, Canada. Learn more about her on her website. She has illustrated "The Quiet Book" and "The Loud Book" by another Celebri-dot, Deborah Underwood. 

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Ame Dyckman

Ame Dyckman is the author of "Boy + Bot". You can read more about her on her website.
Ame describes her dot, "It's my favorite sky color.  And, my favorite hair color!  (I painted it with hair dye!)"

Check out the book trailer for "Boy+Bot"!

Watch for future books:
TEA PARTY RULES, illustrated by Keith Campbell
(Viking; 2013)

WOLFIE & DOT (working title), illustrator TBD
(Little, Brown; 2014)

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Lynne Avril

Lynne Avril is the illustrator of over 80 books for children, including the young "Amelia Bedelia" series by Herman Parish (Greenwillow Books), and the "Every Cowgirl Needs a Horse" series by Rebecca Janni (Dial Books). She won the Schneider Family Book Award from the ALA in 2011 for "The Pirate of Kindergarten" by George Ella Lyon. You can find out more at  lynneavril.com.

Lynne describes her dot, "My dot is actually a photo of the floor of my studio, under my drafting table. My art is covered with little dots and so is my studio floor! I LOVE splattering paint!"

Lynne also collaborated in the "Over The Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project" which is a fundraiser for breast cancer research. Find out more here.