The Rainbow Snail

By Karin Åkesson (Author)

Series The Rainbow Snail


Pub Date 2/21/2023

ISBN 9781914912283

Format Hardcover Picture Book


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A strikingly-designed early learning picture book introducing colors and a fabulous new character—the Rainbow Snail! Karin Åkesson’s beautiful artwork and easy-to-read text combine to create a wonderfully interactive book to teach toddlers colors and a charming read-aloud children’s book for ages 02 and up. Stick with the snail as it journeys through colorful surroundings, from black to the boldest colors of the rainbow!

Blue like the raindrops. Green like the soft grass. Yellow like the warm sun. This is the story of how the rainbow snail came to be. It takes sun and rain to make a rainbow, and what better combination of colors could there be?
The Rainbow Snail’s educational appeal, as young readers follow a brave little creature’s exciting adventure while learning the colors of the rainbow, will make this a popular picture book with educators, librarians, and parents. It makes a lovely newborn gift to help build a collection of baby books for the expecting parents’ nursery library. As with all of Boxer Books’ titles, this baby book has an inventive but classic theme that children and adults can enjoy together.

“The artwork supports the text with colorful, striking shapes on white backgrounds . . . . [A] welcome teaching tool . . . . Simple and delightful—just like a rainbow.” —Kirkus Reviews

“The fun, bright illustrations and the ability to learn colors will delight young children when going through their summer reading list.” —Daily Mom

“This truly beautiful, bright, happy book will do more than teach colors.” — Asheville Citizen Times -

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Karin Åkesson is inspired by her Swedish heritage and wants to emphasize the vibrant and sunny things in life. She creates and sells prints of her beautiful art, homeware, and stationery all over the UK and Europe. Her clients include The British Heart Foundation, The Guardian, the Independent, The Telegraph, Habitat, Saatchi and Saatchi, and Veuve Clicquot. The Rainbow Snail is her first original children’s book. Åkesson lives in East London, UK.


Title Details

Pages 32 pages, all in color

Trim 9.87 x 10.7 x 0 Inches

Territories World

Category Picture Books

Age Range up to 3

Carton Quantity 24