Thursday, September 15, 2011

International Dot Day

I don't usually post on Thursdays, but I heard today was International Dot Day and I couldn't resist. The Dot by Peter Reynolds is one of my favourite picture books.




To celebrate, I made my own dot:

For more about this book, check out Peter Reynold's website

Do you have any creative dot ideas? Hmm...cupcakes with dots on them would be good, too.

5 comments:

  1. Guess what? I just asked an agent for picture book recommendations at a conference this weekend (it was after a pitch session and we were chatting about our kids), and she mentioned this one!

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  2. I'm not familiar with it, but I will say: your dot looks wonderful.

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  3. I had no idea today was dot day and I have not read this book yet. My kids are way beyond the picture book age and I haven't taught for over 10 years, so I am out of the picture book loop.

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  4. If you haven't read it, you should check it out. The book is about not giving up and practicing and trying so creativity can bloom! (Sound familiar?)

    That is a weird coincidence, Jess!

    Matt, you made me laugh. This was the first time I ever tried to make something using Paint on my computer. Actually, it was kind of fun (especially when I was supposed to be working on revisions).

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  5. Dot Day...that's awesome! Your dot reminds me of an eyeball. :)

    Angela @ The Bookshelf Muse

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