Under the Sea Topic

Under the Sea Topic Booklist (EYFS & KS1) Dive into the Under the Sea topic and make a splash – there’s so much to explore! From crabs and coral reefs to shorelines and sharks, we’ve got it all covered in our hand-picked selection of the best children’s books about oceans and seas for children in […]

The Blue Whale

A nonfiction picture book, The Blue Whale draws children into the life and world of this enormous whale by situating facts within a familiar context that is fun and engaging. Here, readers are given the actual size of an eye right on the page, and we are informed how understand this whale’s body size in […]

Look Inside Seas and Oceans

Dive into the watery world beneath the waves in this beautifully illustrated information book, with over 50 flaps to lift. Explore coasts, coral reefs and mangrove forests, and find out what lives in the deepest, darkest part of the ocean. Includes Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites for more information, too.

Hooray for Fish

Swim with Little Fish and meet all his fishy friends in this splishy-sploshy riot of colour and rhyme under the sea! Paddle along with Little Fish on a mesmerizing underwater tour of friends spotty and stripy, happy and gripy, hairy and scary, even curly whirly and twisty twirly. From the creator of Maisy comes an […]

Tiddler

The funny and fabulous rhyming picture book from the number one bestselling author and illustrator of The Gruffalo, Stick Man and Zog. 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 […]

What a Submarine Sees

This charming concertina book follows the journey of a little submersible on a voyage beneath the waves, down into the deep dark ocean and back again. Folding out to nearly 2.5 metres, children can look at all the different things the sub sees on its way, as it travels past a shipwreck, through a coral […]

One Day On Our Blue Planet: In the Ocean

This series, focusing on the way our young animal friends spend a day on our big blue planet, continues with an adventurous dolphin calf as she explores the vast Pacific Ocean with her mother and meets the many wonderful water-dwelling creatures that live there.

Commotion in the Ocean

Dive into the ocean for a noisy, rhyming animal adventure in this colourful read-aloud picture book! Little ones will love looking at the colourful pictures and joining in with all the great sound words, as they discover all sorts of amazing sea creatures. Including blue whales, sea turtles, jellyfish, dolphins and more! Each page introduces […]

Meet the Oceans

SPLOOOOSH! We’re off on an exciting underwater adventure in our submarine to meet the oceans and seas of our blue planet. Join in with the rhymes and get ready to spot all the smiley-faced, friendly oceans, from the Atlantic and deep Pacific to the sparkling Mediterranean. Little ones will have a whale of a time […]

Boo!: A Fishy Mystery

Boo!: A Fishy Mystery is a glorious underwater adventure from the creator of the award-winning One Fox: A Counting Book Thriller, featuring a host of sea creatures from an orange crab to a green turtle, a yellow eel and even a purple puffer fish It all begins with one tiny pink fish who sets off […]

Sea

Sea by Patrica Hegarty

Discover a world beneath the waves that is teeming with life, from tiny graceful seahorses to darting tropical fish and from electric eels to humpback whales. A colourful array of sea creatures is brought to life by award-winning illustrator Britta Teckentrup in this delightful peep-through picture book.

Little Turtle and the Sea

Little Turtle loves the ocean with her whole heart. As the years pass, she repeats an incredible journey across the world to the beautiful coral reefs. But one day she finds that plastic has invaded her ocean. Could Turtle’s journey be over forever?

The Whale Who Wanted More

A stunning undersea tale of friendship, community and discovery from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside . Under glittering waves of a vast ocean blue, a beautiful world is hidden from view. And there, in the cool and the quiet of the deep, a great, gentle giant was stirring from sleep . . . […]

The Big Book of the Blue

Why do octopuses have eight arms? Why do crabs run sideways? Are jellyfish made of jelly? Yuval Zommer’s beautiful new book provides the answers to these and many more fishy questions. His wonderfully quirky illustrations show off all kinds of slippery, shimmery and surprising sea creatures, including sea turtles, whales, sharks, rays and seahorses. Chatty, […]

Dougal’s Deep-Sea Diary

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. Man on the Moon was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award […]

Tropical Terry

Terry wants to stand out. But, in Coral Reef City, it’s sometimes better to blend in… Coral Reef City is home to the most dazzling shoals of tropical fish in ALL the ocean. And then there is Terry. Terry looks grey. Terry feels dull. And although he is the best at playing “Hide A Fish”, […]

Creature Features Ocean

Vibrantly illustrated by Creature Features creator Natasha Durley, this is an animal book with a difference. Each page is bursting with unusual ocean creatures, all united by a common characteristic. From fantastic fins to shiny shells, and from giant squids to glowing jellyfish, this eclectic collection of species celebrates the diversity of sea creatures. And […]

Seal Surfer

A boy and his grandfather watch as a baby seal is born on the rocks near their home and from that day a special friendship is created between them. Despite his disability, the boy is a keen surfer, and he enjoys many afternoons surfing with the seals. One day, however, he gets into trouble in […]

Stefano the Squid: Hero of the Deep

It’s lights, camera, ACTION under the sea, but Stefano the Squid is having a wobble. All the other creatures seem far more amazing – no wonder the Deep Sea TV team don’t notice him. But when disaster strikes, Stefano steps up! Can one ordinary squid save the day?

The Storm Whale

Noi and his father live in a house by the sea , his father works hard as a fisherman and Noi often has only their six cats for company. So when, one day, he finds a baby whale washed up on the beach after a storm, Noi is excited and takes it home to care […]