Don't Worry, Little Crab

By Chris Haughton

From the creator of A Bit Lost, Oh No, George!, Shh! We Have a Plan and Goodnight Everyone, comes a book about taking the time you need to overcome your fears.

In the rockpool above the sea, live two crabs: Big Crab and Little Crab. Today, they’re going for a dip in the sea. “This is going to be so great!” says Little Crab. But then Little Crab catches a first glimpse of the water... Oh. The waves! They're ENORMOUS. "Oh..." Will Little Crab be brave enough to go in? From the multi award-winning picture book maker of A Bit Lost, Oh No, George! and Shh! We Have a Plan comes a bold, beautiful picture book about working through anxiety and, with the support of a loved one, building up the courage to try something new.

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 2+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406392869
  • Published: 04 Jun 2020
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 260 x 250 mm
  • Pages: 48

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Customer reviews


'Haughton’s distinctive bold artwork offers a fresh, contemporary take on themes of independence and building courage' The Bookseller, Children’s Previews

'A charming tale for young children about being brave.' The Irish Independent, Children’s Books of the Year

'The mixed emotions of a little one experiencing a new situation are captured with warmth and humour and the explosion of colour underwater is a delight.' The Irish Independent, Top Picks from Elaina Ryan

'Featured in ‘The best books to read your children in 2020’' The Independent

'Haughton’s distinctive art offers a fresh, contemporary take on themes of independence and building courage.' The Bookseller

'Featured in The Mail on Sunday’s ‘What to read, watch and do’.' The Mail on Sunday

'Featured in The Irish Times after winning the IBW Picture Book Award.' The Irish Times

'This distinctively illustrated book follows the apprehensive Little Crab as they overcome fear and anxiety to enjoy a wonderful adventure.' Children's Books Ireland - Mind Yourself

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