ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Rita Reed

Rita Reed was raised in beautiful Southern California. Much of her childhood was spent on local beaches, where her passion for ocean conservation began. Rita created Dogfish to help children learn simple ways to protect our oceans from plastic pollution.

 

She loves to travel with her husband and has witnessed firsthand the global impact of pollution on the oceans. Rita studied art and architecture and has worked as an interior designer. She loves living in the Sunshine State with her husband, her seven children and two very spoiled cats.

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ILLUSTRATION

by Craig Cartwright

Craig Cartwright has worked in all aspects of the visual arts world including children’s books, editorial illustration, character design, and film and commercial storyboards. His client list includes Pixar, Disney, Warner Brother (Looney Tunes), Fox (The Simpsons), The History Channel, The Family Guy and Marvel.

 

Craig received a degree in commercial illustration from Commonwealth University in Virginia. He lives in Venice, California.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Rita Reed

Rita Reed was raised in beautiful Southern California. Much of her childhood was spent on local beaches, where her passion for ocean conservation began. Rita created Dogfish to help children learn simple ways to protect our oceans from plastic pollution.

She loves to travel with her husband and has witnessed firsthand the global impact of pollution on the oceans. Rita studied art and architecture and has worked as an interior designer. She loves living in the Sunshine State with her husband, her seven children and two very spoiled cats.

Member scbwi
Dogfish Instagram

ILLUSTRATION

by Craig Cartwright

Craig Cartwright has worked in all aspects of the visual arts world including children’s books, editorial illustration, character design, and film and commercial storyboards. His client list includes Pixar, Disney, Warner Brother (Looney Tunes), Fox (The Simpsons), The History Channel, The Family Guy and Marvel.

 

Craig received a degree in commercial illustration from Commonwealth University in Virginia. He lives in Venice, California.