Monday January 29, 2018 6pm-7:30pm
Meet Author/Illustrator Peter Reynolds
Presentation and Book Signing
Willis Education Center
74 West William Street
Peter Reynolds is an author and illustrator of children’s books, including Happy Dreamer, and his newest title, The Word Collector.
Reynolds is best known for his children’s books about “authentic learning, creativity and self-expression”, including The North Star, Ish, and The Dot, and has won a number of awards, including the Oppenheim Platinum Toy Award, and the Christopher Medal, as well as the American Library Association’s Carnegie Medal of Excellence. Reynolds’ award-winning publishing work also includes the best-selling Judy Moody series written by Megan McDonald, and Judy Blume’s Fudge series, His collaboration with Alison McGhee called Someday spent 2 months on the New York Times Best Seller list for Children’s Books.
Together with the Burkinabe model and activist, Georgie Badiel, he has co-created “Water Princess” which tells the story of Badiel’s homeland of Burkina Faso’s need for aquifers. Reynolds lives in Dedham, Massachusetts and is the co-owner of his family’s book store, The Blue Bunny Bookstore, and is the founder of the civic-powered revitalization group Dedham Square Circle.
Only copies of The Word Collector and Happy Dreamer will be signed at this event. Books will be available for purchase that evening, or may be pre-ordered through Fundamentals. Call us to reserve your copies!