Seas and Oceans and the creatures that live in them

The world's seas and oceans are fascinating, beautiful, and dangerous places. They are full of life and we have so far only explored a small portion of them. Who knows what hidden living secrets are out there, waiting to be found. In this feature you will find books for readers of all ages about seas, oceans, and marine creatures. Readers who enjoy this feature might like the Ships and Sailors feature as well.
in the swim

in the swim

Douglas Florian
Poetry Picture book
For ages 5 to 7
HMH Books for Young Readers, 2001   ISBN: 0152024379
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1, 2, 3 in the Sea

1, 2, 3 in the Sea

Sue DiCicco
Novelty Book
For ages 2 to 4
Scholastic , 2012   ISBN: 978-0545432382
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Something Fishy

Something Fishy

Barry Louis Polisar
Illustrator:  David Clark 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Rainbow Morning Music, 2013   ISBN: 978-0938663539
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The Big Green Book of the Big Blue Sea

The Big Green Book of the Big Blue Sea

Helaine Becker
Illustrator:  Willow Dawson 
Nonfiction
For ages 8 to 10
Kids Can Press, 2012   ISBN: 978-1554537464
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Water Sings Blue

Water Sings Blue

Kate Coombs
Illustrator:  Meilo So 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 6 to 9
Chronicle Books, 2012   ISBN: 978-0811872843
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Tick-Tock Sharks

Tick-Tock Sharks

Elizabeth Mills
Illustrator:  Delana Bettoli 
Novelty Board Book
For ages 4 to 6
Scholastic, 2005   ISBN: 978-0439723084
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The Cod's Tale

The Cod's Tale

Mark Kurlansky
Illustrator:  S. D. Schindler 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 8 to 12
Penguin, 2001   ISBN: 978-0399234767
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The Seven Seas: Exploring the World Ocean

The Seven Seas: Exploring the World Ocean

Linda Vieira
Illustrator:  Higgins Bond 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 10
Walker Books for Young Readers, 2003   ISBN: 978-0802788337
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Whales and Dolphins

Whales and Dolphins

Judy Allen
Illustrator:  Mike Bostock 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Kingfisher, 2011   ISBN: 978-0753464977
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At the Sea Floor Cafe: Odd Ocean Critter Poems

At the Sea Floor Cafe: Odd Ocean Critter Poems

Leslie Bulion
Illustrator:  Leslie Evans 
Poetry
For ages 9 to 12
Peachtree Publishers, 2011   ISBN: 978-1561455652
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Ocean Counting: Odd Numbers

Ocean Counting: Odd Numbers

Jerry Pallotta
Illustrator:  Shennen Bersani 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 8
Charlesbridge Publishing, 2005   ISBN: 978-0881061505
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Undersea Animals: A Dramatic Dimensional Visit to Strange Underwater Realms

Undersea Animals: A Dramatic Dimensional Visit to Strange Underwater Realms

Jane H. Buxton
Illustrator:   Jerry Pinkney 
Nonfiction Novelty Book
For ages 4 to 7
National Geographic Children's Books, 2008   ISBN: 978-1426303340
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Pop-Up Sea Creatures

Pop-Up Sea Creatures

Sally Hewitt
Illustrator:  Chris Gilvan-Cartwright 
Novelty Book
For ages 4 to 7
Abrams, 2006   ISBN: 978-0810958777
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Sea Stars: Saltwater Poems

Sea Stars: Saltwater Poems

Avis Harley
Photographer: Margaret Butschler
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 7 to 12
Boyds Mills Press, 2006   ISBN: 978-1590784297
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If a Dolphin Were a Fish

If a Dolphin Were a Fish

Loran Wlodarski
Illustrator:  Laurie Allen Klein 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 7
Sylvan Dell Publishing, 2006   ISBN: 0976882329
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