International Dot Day 20th Anniversary

International Dot Day Celebration 20 Years!

"The Dot" is a children's book written by Peter H. Reynolds about a teacher who encourages his doubting student to trust her own artistic and creative abilities. Each year, the message of this story is celebrated on International Dot Day.


  • Friday, Sept. 15, 2023 marks the 20th year of International Dot Day.
  • Here are a few ideas and resources to celebrate.
  • "The Dot" is available as an ebook through your GWAEA OneClick. Once you have logged in, select TumbleBooks and search "The Dot". The ebook will be available for you to listen and enjoy.
  • There are also free posters in different languages you can use.