We have an amazing aquarium in town and my girls always love going. Before we go, I pull out some of our favorite ocean books to get them even more excited about our fun outing. There are SO many books about the ocean that it can be a little overwhelming finding the perfect fit for you. Here are 12 of our favorite ocean books.
Learn about sea dwelling creatures through a lively and colorful spin on the Old Meadow counting rhyme.
Explore the lives of creatures that live in and around the ocean through this book of fun poems and rhymes.
Join a little boy as he describes his adventures into the deep blue sea.
Join a giant blue squid as he travels through the ocean in this fun, colorful, and charming book.
A fascinating and beautifully illustrated exploration of different shell dwelling creatures.
Come along with Little Fish to meet a variety of his friends on a delightful undersea tour.
A sweet and delightfully silly collection of stories about best friends, Squid and Octopus.
A beautiful, fact-filled dive into the ocean, where kids can learn more about their favorite ocean dwelling animals as well as be are introduced to some lesser known ones.
Join a baby sea turtle as it hatches and tries to find its mother on a moonlit beach in this beautifully illustrated and tranquil story.
A look below the surface shows a whole new world, teeming with life!
A classic alphabetical introduction to the marine habitat.
Join Hermit Crab in this classic tale as he seeks his perfect home and experiences change in the process.
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