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Published in more than 25 languages, Reynolds’ books include "The Dot," "Ish," "The North Star," "Happy Dreamer," and most recently, "The Word Collector." He also illustrated the best-selling Judy Moody and Stink books, written by Megan McDonald.
Who: Peter H. Reynolds, New York Times Bestselling Author and Illustrator
What: "One Brave Dot," a Discovery Museum 2018 Speaker Series event
When: Wednesday, November 14, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: Littleton High School auditorium, 56 King Street, Littleton, MA
Cost: Free, but pre-registration required at http://bit.ly/peterreynolds2018. Space is limited.
Other: This event is for adults only. Light refreshments will be available at no charge. Peter H. Reynold’s books will be on sale at the event, thanks to The Concord Bookshop, and Peter will be signing books after the presentation.
“I just can’t draw.” These words, uttered by a 1st grader nearly twenty years ago, inspired Peter’s mission to urge all of us to “make our mark” bravely. While his book, “The Dot” (which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year) is about art and a great art teacher, the book is ultimately a metaphor for being brave enough to take that first brave step and see where it takes us. Peter’s newest books “Happy Dreamer” and “The Word Collector” dare us to keep positive, keep dreaming and keep finding powerful words to help express what we are thinking, feeling and dreaming. Peter will share a sneak peek of his upcoming book, “Say Something!” which reminds readers that the world needs our voice, all voices. In a world where a few loud, boomy voices drown out the more nuanced voices, marginalized voices, this book is a rallying cry for all of us to share what we believe and how we’ll move the world to a better place.
Peter H. Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, whose work inspires both children and adults with messages about creativity, self-expression, and courage. Published in more than 25 languages, Peter’s books include "The Dot," "Ish," "The North Star," "Happy Dreamer," and most recently, "The Word Collector." He also illustrated the best-selling Judy Moody and Stink books, written by Megan McDonald. Reynolds is the co-founder with his twin brother, Paul, of FableVision, a multimedia company dedicated to helping all learners discover their true potential.
The Discovery Museums Speaker Series is co-sponsored by the MIT Club of Boston. Premier sponsor for the 2018 series is Enterprise Bank.
About Discovery Museum
Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum that blends science, nature, and play, inspiring families to explore and learn together. The museum and its Discovery Woods accessible outdoor nature playscape and 550sf treehouse blend the best of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) learning on a beautiful 4.5-acre campus abutting 180 acres of conservation land in Acton, MA, about 20 miles west of Boston. Originally founded in 1982 and expanded to two museums in 1987, the museum reopened in a single, 16,000sf accessible building after a complete renovation and expansion in early 2018. Hands-on, open-ended exhibits developed by professional educators inspire curiosity and exploration, providing a fun and engaging experience for children and adults to discover their world together. Serving families and schools from towns throughout the region, the museum is devoted to informal education that enhances classroom learning. Discovery Museum is committed to accessibility, and is a proud recipient of the 2017 Massachusetts Commonwealth Award, the only winner in the Access category, and a 2018 LEAD® Community Asset Award from The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. For more information please visit www.discoveryacton.org. Discovery Museum is a community-supported non-profit organization.
Discovery Museum programming is supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.