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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!

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.