Commotion in the Ocean
by Giles Andreae
Dive into the ocean for a noisy, rhyming adventure! Little ones will love looking at the colourful pictures and joining in with the rhymes, as they discover lots of amazing sea creatures. Including blue whales, sea turtles, jellyfish, dolphins and more!
The Snail and the Whale
by Julia Donaldson
One little snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of an enormous whale. Together they go on an amazing journey and the little snail feels so small in the vastness of the world. But when disaster strikes and the whale is beached in a bay, it's the snail who saves the day!
Barry the Fish with Fingers
by Sue Hendra
Fish come from all over the ocean to see Puffy the Puffer Fish's amazing bubbles. They've never seen anything quite so amazing, that is until Barry arrives on the scene. Barry is a fish with fingers and he's going to put them to good use. The fish are amazed! . . .
by Kes Gray
Billy wants only one thing for his birthday - a bucket. Inside it, he can see all kinds of magnificent sea creatures. But Mum and Dad are sceptical and, when Dad unwittingly uses the bucket to clean his car, he's in for a big surprise!
The Singing Mermaid
by Julia Donaldson
Tempted by the promise of fame and fortune, the Singing Mermaid joins a circus. The crowds love her, but the poor mermaid is kept in a tank by the wicked circus owner Sam Sly, and she soon longs to return to the freedom of her ocean home.
The Sea Book
by Charlotte Milner
Touching on mammals, fish, invertebrates, and reptiles, The Sea Book explores a wealth of marine animals and their habitats - from up on the ice, down to colourful coral reefs, and right down to the darkest depths where the weird and wonderful lurk.
Sharing a Shell
by Julia Donaldson
When Crab finds a new shell, he doesn’t want to share it with anyone – especially not a blobby purple anemone and a tickly bristleworm. But life in the rock pool proves tougher than Crab thinks and he soon finds he needs his new housemates.
A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea by Jessica Law
Discover fascinating sea creatures in the hole in the bottom of the sea! Based on the traditional song, each verse introduces a new creature and its place in the food chain, with the shark chasing the eel, who chases the squid, who chases the snail.
First Big Book of the Ocean
National Geographic Kids First Big Book of the Ocean is an adorable animal reference that includes the sea's high-interest animals, such as dolphins, sharks, sea otters, and penguins, and introduces kids to some of its lesser-known creatures.
Bright Stanley by Matt Buckingham
Far below the waves a little fish called Stanley lived with the rest of his shoal. They were the brightest, sparkliest fish in the whole of the deep, dark sea. One morning Stanley woke up rather late. “Coo-ee! It's me-ee!” he called to his friends as usual. But the reef was strangely quiet!
Sally and the Limpet
by Simon James
A heartwarming story about a little girl who learns an important environmental lesson. When Sally pulls a limpet off a rock it sticks to her finger – and nothing she does will unstick it. Sally's teacher says that limpets live on the same rock for twenty years. Will Sally ever get the limpet off?
Oceans: Fascinating Facts
Fascinating Facts: Oceans helps introduce children to life in the deep sea, ocean travel and the power of waves. From coral reefs to oceanic tides, you’ll learn all about the secrets of the ocean and the world’s greatest underwater discoveries
Surprising Sharks by Nicola Davies
The last word you want to hear when you're swimming is "Shark!" But most sharks are not what you'd expect. Some are no bigger than a chocolate bar, some have built-in fairy lights and most wouldn't go near a human! So if you think all sharks are giant, man-eating killers, you're in for a big surprise...
Dougal's Deep Sea Diary
by Simon Bartram
The follow-up to Man on the Moon, featuring Bob's cousin Dougal, who shares the family trait of being unable to see what's going on behind his back. Count the hidden mermaids and mermen guiding Dougal on his search for the lost city of Atlants.
The Storm Whale by Benji Davies
One day, Noi finds a baby whale washed up on the beach after a storm and decides to take care of it. However, much to his upset, Noi is persuaded by his father that the whale must go back to the sea where it belongs. For Noi, even though he can't keep it, the arrival of the whale changes his life for the better.
The Coral Kingdom
by Laura Knowles
From brightly coloured corals to shimmering shoals of fish, the diversity of life on a coral reef is celebrated in this visually stunning picture book with a strong ecological message about the need to protect this most precious of environments.
Flotsam by David Wiesner
A boy goes to the beach equipped to collect anything that has been washed ashore. Bottles, lost toys, small objects of every description are among his usual finds. But there's no way he could have prepared for one particular discovery: a barnacle-encrusted underwater camera, with its own secrets to share...
The Unexpected Visitor
Every morning a fisherman takes his boat out to sea and waits. When the fisherman gets an unexpected visitor one day, they instantly become friends. But where are all the fish? This book is the perfect way to introduce sharing, sustainability and taking care of the creatures in our oceans.
Tiddler by Julia Donaldson
The smallest fish can tell the tallest tales..."Sorry I'm late, Miss. I set off really early but on the way to school I was captured by a squid. I wriggled and struggled till a turtle came and rescued me." Tiddler is a little fish with a BIG imagination! What ever will he come up with next?
The Rainbow Fish
by Marcus Pfister
The Rainbow Fish, with his shimmering scales, is the most beautiful fish in the ocean. But he is proud and vain and none of the other fish want to be his friend - until he learns to give away some of his most prized possessions.
Manfish by Jennifer Berne
A beautiful and child-friendly story of the biography of Jacques Cousteau. As a child, Jacques fell in love with the sea. He dreamed of breathing beneath the waves and swimming as gracefully as a fish. He grew up to become a champion of the seas and one of the best-known oceanographers in the world.
Somebody Swallowed Stanley by Sarah Robots
Everybody has a taste for Stanley, but he is no ordinary jellyfish. Most jellyfish have dangly-gangly tentacles, but Stanley has two handles. Other jellyfish have a magical glow, but Stanley has stripes. A powerful message about plastic pollution from environmental expert Sarah Roberts.
Alba the Hundred Year Old Fish by Lara Hawthorne
Alba has spent her entire life collecting precious objects that drift down to the ocean floor, from delicate shells to brightly coloured coral. But over the years, she notices her collection is changing. What are these bits of plastic and metal? As the coral reef fades, Alba decides to leave her home behind. Can an old fish teach the world how to bring colour back to the ocean?