Crab, Dab & Blenny written and self-published by Peta Rainford is available NOW in paperback.
Crab, Dab & Blenny is a fun, rhyming picture book about the serious theme of plastics in the ocean.
Fish friends Dab and Blenny are upset by the plastic that washes into their lovely rockpool home. Crab, on the other hand, just LOVES the shiny bright colour… But when Blenny gets caught in plastic twine, Crab finally understands the danger of plastics in the ocean.
Crab, Dab & Blenny is a book that celebrates friendship and the vast variety of life that exists in a quiet rockpool. Perfect for early readers or as a bedtime story for four- to eight-year-olds.
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I am so pleased to be involved in the blogtour celebrating Peta Rainford’s latest children’s picture book: Crab, Dab and Blenny.
I was first introduced to the work of Peta Rainford last year when I reviewed Milly’s Marvellous Mistakes and I was charmed by the illustrations and the thought provoking storyline. Once again Peta Rainford has used her lovely words and illustrations to emphasise an important issue in the world and what better time to learn about these issues then as a child. Children’s minds are like a foundation of a building give them the knowledge and tools at an early age to help equip them for the future. The rhyming text is perfect for children and they will soon love to regale the words back.
Crab, Dab and Blenny are friends with different personalities but they share the love of their home, the ocean. However, the sea is becoming crowded and their homes do not feel safe anymore. What can they do? What can we do?
Peta Rainford cleverly uses the medium of art and words to express and highlight areas of concern in the world. A wonderful picture book with a mighty message.
Author Bio – Peta writes and illustrates her funny picture books on the Isle of Wight, where she lives with her husband, daughter, and hairy jack russell, Archie. In normal times, Peta loves going into schools to share her books and inspire children in their writing and art. She has appeared at a number of festivals and other events, including: Barnes Children’s Literature Festival, Isle of Wight Literary Festival, Exmoor Dark Skies Festival and Ventnor Fringe. She is one of the organisers of the IW Story Festival, for children and families, which takes place every February half term.