Review: The Dot
The Dot by Peter Reynolds is about Vashti, a girl who doesn’t know what to put on her paper in art class. She finally puts a single dot at her teacher’s suggestion and then is inspired to do a full study of dots, making them in every form she can imagine.
Pros: This book is great for breaking out of a perfectionism streak, and inviting exploration as opposed to the dichotomy of perfection vs mistakes.
Overall: Yes, please. I can use the reminder that it’s the process of discovery, not the final goal.