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Books for Kids about Sea Animals

Summer has us thinking about the ocean and it’s creatures so I’ve made a roundup of great sea creature themed books for kids. These books are good for preschool and grade school ocean themed units too! Read and learn about starfish, hermit crabs, sea horses, sea turtles, and crabs in this list of over 25 books for kids about sea animals.

 

Books about Starfish

Learn about starfish or enjoy a silly story at the beach with these five stories about starfish for kids.


Star of the Sea: A Day in the Life of a Starfish

 

The Starfish (Seaside Bath Books)

 

 


“Mermaid Tales Wish Upon a Starfish” Book Bundle with Aurora Staree Stuffed Starfish Plush

 

 


Captain Starfish

 

 


Starfish (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science)

 

 

Books about Hermit Crabs

Read and learn about hermit crabs with these five stories about hermit crabs for kids.

 


A House for Hermit Crab (The World of Eric Carle)

 

 


Herman the Hermit Crab

 

 


Hermit Crabs (Day at the Beach: Animal Life on the Shore)

 

 


Sid The Homeless Hermit Crab

 

 


Hermit Crabs (Keeping Unusual Pets)

 

Books about Sea Urchins and Sea Anemones

These small sea creatures are fun to read about and to visit at tide pools.

Read more about tide pooling with kids here.

 


Sea Urchins (Faceless, Spineless, and Brainless Ocean Animals)

 

 


Sea Anemones (Faceless, Spineless, and Brainless Ocean Animals)

 

 


Clownfish and Sea Anemones (21st Century Junior Library: Better Together)

 

 


Sea Urchins (Blastoff! Readers: Oceans Alive) (Blastoff Readers. Level 2)

 

 

Books about Crabs

Crabs are at most beaches we visit so I had to add them to this list of books for kids about sea animals. Have you ever seen a crab at the beach?

 


Amazing Animals: Crabs

 

 


Little Crab: Finger Puppet Book (Little Finger Puppet Board Books)

 

 


I’m Just A Crab (Googley Eye Books)

 

 


On My Beach

 

 


Crabby the Crab: kids books for kids ages 3-6 ages 5-7 children, childrens bedtime stories adventure, early reader storybook collection children’s, reading … water color animal picture book) 2)

 

 

Books about Seahorses

Seahorses are such graceful creatures aren’t they? We make sure to visit them each time we’re at an aquarium.

Get your free aquarium scavenger hunt printable here!


Seahorses (Ocean Life)

 

 


Mister Seahorse: board book (World of Eric Carle)

 

 


King Cecil the Sea Horse (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat) (Little Golden Book)

 

 


Scholastic Reader Level 1: Seahorses

 

 


The Secret Sea Horse (Mermaid Tales)

 

 

Books about Sea Turtles

I can’t read about sea turtles without thinking of the phrase, “cowabunga dude!”

 


National Geographic Readers: Sea Turtles

 

 


Little Sea Turtle: Finger Puppet Book (Little Finger Puppet Board Books)

 

 


Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles

 

 


Sea Turtles

 

 


Sea Turtles: Fun Facts About Turtles of The World

 

I hope you enjoyed this list of books for kids about sea creatures! Happy reading!

 

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