Books About Oceans

Books About Oceans

Dive into reading with these books that will be sure to make a splash!

By Jamie McElroy
The final frontier of this planet is now within reach for young readers. Explore the animal and plant life that inhabit the world’s oceans. Learn about food chains, climates, weather, currents, geography, and human cultures that depend on living near the water. Children will love the vivid illustrations that accompany the stories and learn plenty, too! Check out these fun fish songs from SongsForTeaching.com to accompany the books.

A Drop Around the World A Drop Around the World, Barbara McKinney, $8.90

Marine Biology (Real Kids Real Science Books) Marine Biology (Real Kids Real Science Books), Ellen Doris, $57.77

The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss, Claire Nouvian, $39.51

Rainbow Sea (Children's Sparkle Books) Rainbow Sea (Children's Sparkle Books), Jane Edgecombe, $5.00

The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor, Joanna Cole, $6.00

Rainbow Fish Big Book Rainbow Fish Big Book, Marcus Pfister, $20.04

Swimmy Swimmy, Leo Lionni, $6.99

The Octonauts and The Only Lonely Monster The Octonauts and The Only Lonely Monster, Meomi, $9.19

Oceans: Looking at Beaches and Coral Reefs, Tides and Currents, Sea Mammals and Fish, Seaweeds and Other Ocean Wonders Oceans: Looking at Beaches and Coral Reefs, Tides and Currents, Sea Mammals and Fish, Seaweeds and Other Ocean Wonders, Adrienne Mason, $11.51

The Magic School Bus Takes A Dive: A Book About Coral Reefs The Magic School Bus Takes A Dive: A Book About Coral Reefs, Joanna Cole, $9.92

Trouble on the St. Johns River (Mom's Choice Awards Winner 2009) Trouble on the St. Johns River (Mom's Choice Awards Winner 2009), Jane R. Wood, $8.99

Down in the Deep, Deep Ocean! (Rourke Board Books) Down in the Deep, Deep Ocean! (Rourke Board Books), Jo Cleland, $66.18

What Lives in a Shell? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) What Lives in a Shell? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1), Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, $1.56

How to Hide an Octopus and Other Sea Creatures (Reading Railroad) How to Hide an Octopus and Other Sea Creatures (Reading Railroad), Ruth Heller, $3.49

At the Seashore: Pacific Edition (See, Make & Do) At the Seashore: Pacific Edition (See, Make & Do), Pamela Hickman, $19.95