The Reggae Band Rescues

The Reggae Band Rescues is the first book of Sanjay Charlton who did all the illustrations, graphics, design and layouts. It’s a children’s book targeted at 2-8 year olds, hardcover, fully illustrated storybook with a CD that tells the story through music and narration. Featuring the voice of international reggae artist Shaggy. It also comes in a handy travel case for kids. Later on, the Reggae Band has another rescue to make! making the The Reggae Band Rescues a wonderful series. This time it’s The Reggae Band Dolphin Rescue (see images below).

The Reggae Band Rescues

Mama Edda Leatherback











Brave Turtellini & The Reggae Band Dolphin Rescue

The second book in the series.
The Reggae Band has another rescue to make! Dillie and Delilah Dolphin are caught in a tank! A baby Sea Turtle tries to get in a few words, But will the Reef Chiefs give her a chance to be heard? Join the Turtle hatchlings at Parrottee Bay, Read along, load the CD and then press play!









Sanjay Charlton
Born 1979, Sanjay Charlton is an illustrator living and working in, Jamaica. Raised in Glengoffe, rural St. Catherine, he was known from a young age among his peers and others in his community as “the boy who could draw anything”. His child hood inspirations were drawn from comic books, animated features and all thing science fiction.

At Oberlin high school he excelled in the arts and was encouraged by teachers to pursue a career in the visual arts. After his studies in visual communication at the Edna Manley College of Visual Arts, he was awarded the best of show for his final year illustration exhibition. He has since gained additional skills in animation, user interface design and graphic design with over ten years experience in advertising.

Sanjay is a skilled digital illustrator, who has produced illustrations for many types of print and on screen presentations. In the past he has also created automotive and wall murals for non-commercial clients. Sanjay draws inspiration from illustrator Luis Royo, Drew Stuzan and Frank Fazetta. However, his biggest inspirations are his wife and children. Visit Sanjay’s Charlton portfolio at:

Maria Papaefstathiou

VISUAL DESIGNER since 1996 and blogger since 2010. Living in Athens, Greece. She has been focusing her research on poster design and particularly on social poster design and portrait design. Her main poster project is a series of posters celebrating great personalities of traditional and popular culture in Greece and Jamaica. These include actors, singers, musicians, poets etc. This is an ongoing project. “I believe that design is a powerful tool that we designers can use to spark enthusiasm, change mindsets and bring positive actions to our world and our culture”. FOUNDER AND EDITOR OF GRAPHICART-NEWS.COM BLOG. She carefully curates high-quality designs, illustrations, and art, from all over the world that will teach and provoke other designers. Many consider her blog to be an exceptional educational tool. CO-FOUNDER OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGGAE POSTER CONTEST which was launched on December 2011, partnering, the creative activist Michael Thompson aka Freestylee. (

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