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Peter Hamilton Reynolds is an author and illustrator of children's books and is the Founder of the educational media company FableVision.
Total Books: 40
Reynolds was born in 1961 in Canada with his identical twin brother, Paul who serves as FableVision's CEO, as well as a selectman in the town of Dedham, Massachusetts. He attended the Massachusetts College of Art and Fitchburg State College where he received Communications Student of The Year Award in 1983 Peter H. Reynolds, Alumni Recognition Award in 1999 and was awarded the title Litterarum Humanarum Doctor (L.H.D) in 2007 for his “substantial contributions to education and the arts”. News About Peter H. Reynolds
Reynolds is best known for his children’s books about “authentic learning, creativity and self-expression”, including The North Star, Ish, The Dot, and So Few of Me. The Dot, published by Candlewick Press, has been published in over twenty languages, as well as in Braille, and has won a number of awards, including the Oppenheim Platinum Toy Award, Borders Books’ Original Voices 2003 Award Bookreporter.com - 2003 Borders Original Voices Award Finalists Pub & Artists - Borders - Books, Music and Movies, and the Christopher Medal, as well as the American Library Association's 2005 Carnegie Medal of Excellence for the book’s animated adaptation. Reynolds has also published a book series for young children, based on the character "SugarLoaf". Published by Simon and Schuster, the first two books in this series are titled My Very Big Little World Simon & Schuster: My Very Big Little World: A SugarLoaf Book (Hardcover) and The Best Kid in the World. Simon & Schuster: The Best Kid in the World: A SugarLoaf Book (Hardcover)Reynolds’ award-winning publishing work also includes the best-selling Judy Moody series written by Megan McDonald, Eleanor Estes’ The Alley and The Tunnel of Hugsy Goode, Judy Blume’s Fudge series, and Ellen Potter’s Olivia Kidney books. Peter H. Reynolds His collaboration with Alison McGhee called Someday spent 2 months on the New York Times Best Seller list for Children's Books.
In addition to his children’s books, Reynolds also created the award-winning animated short films, The Blue Shoe and Living Forever, as well as the film adaptations of his books The Dot and Ish.
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.