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Be You!

Author: Peter H. Reynolds; Illustrator: Peter H. Reynolds

  • AGES 4 - 8 
  • Genre Fiction
Be curious...
Be adventurous...
Be brave...

Discover a joyful reminder of the ways that every child is unique and special, from the beloved creator of The Dot, Happy Dreamer, and New York Times bestseller, The Word Collector. Here, Reynolds reminds readers to "be your own work of art." To be patient, persistent, and true. Because there is one, and only one, YOU.

In the tradition of books like Oh, the Places You'll Go! and I Wish You More comes a wholly original, inspirational celebration of individuality as only Peter H. Reynolds can create!



“Both beautiful and inspiring as graduation gift or guide to life.”

- Kirkus Reviews

“Reynolds shows readers a variety of ways a voice can be used, listened to, and heard to make a difference.”

- Kirkus Reviews, Say Something!

“[A] love letter to those who take delight in words…Enchanting.”

- Kirkus Reviews, The Word Collector

“Empowering…an exploration of emotions, impulses, and creativity.”

- Booklist, Happy Dreamer

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Peter H. Reynolds

Peter H. Reynolds

Peter H. Reynolds is the author and illustrator of many books for children, parents and educators alike, including theThe DotHappy Dreamer and the New York Times bestseller The Word Collector.  His books have been translated into over twenty-five languages around the globe and are celebrated worldwide. In 1996, he founded FableVision with his brother, Paul, as a social change agency to help create “stories that matter, stories that move.”  He lives in Dedham, Massachusetts, with his family. 

Visit the Peter Reynolds Site!