Bestselling creator of The Dot inspires readers of every age to find their own unique path to happiness.
In his Scholastic debut, picture book and creativity guru Peter Reynolds brings us a universally poignant celebration of the colorful spectrum of what it means to dream and the many ways to find happy!
While the world tells us to sit still, to follow the rules, and to color inside the lines, Happy Dreamer celebrates all those moments in between when the mind and spirit soar and we are free to become our own true dreamer maximus! In Peter's signature voice and style, this empowering picture book
reminds children of how much their dreams matter, and while life will have ups and downs, he enlists readers to stay true to who they are, to tap into their most creative inner selves, and to never ever forget to dream big!
With worldwide sales of his previous titles surpasing 2 million copies, Peter Reynolds' latest inspirational book is a perfect gift for graduations, new babies, milestone moments, and any happy occasion throughout the year.
Peter H. Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling children's book author and illustrator of many books for children, including the Judy Moody series, written by Meghan McDonald, The Dot, Ish, Sky Color, and Allison McGhee's Someday, selling more than 2 million books in over 25 languages around the globe. In 1996, he founded FableVision with his brother Paul as a social change agency "stories that matter, stories that move." Reynolds was born in Weston, Ontario. He now lives in Dedham, Massachusetts, with his family. Visit him online at www.peterhreynolds.com.
Praise for The Dot:
" Simplicity itself, like the dot in the title, this small book carries a big message."
-Booklist, starred review
" In this engaging, inspiring tale, Reynolds demonstrates the power of a little encouragement."
-Publishers Weekly, starred review
" With art that seems perfectly suited to the mood and the message of the text, Reynolds inspires
with a gentle and generous mantra: 'Just make a mark.'" -School Library Journal, starred review