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Enchanting Baby Books About the Ocean

Dive deep into a world of wonder and discovery with our enchanting collection of children’s books set under the sea! Whether exploring colourful coral reefs in picture books, encountering friendly sea creatures in board books, or embarking on thrilling underwater adventures in chapter books, there’s something for every young adventurer. These children’s books about the oceans and the wonderful world below the waves are bound to entertain young readers!

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Where’s Mr Narwhal?

Illustrated by Ingela P Arrhenius
0-2
The original, award-winning Felt Flap series - perfect for babies and toddlers! Each title in this stylish series has five spreads with friendly characters to find behind colourful felt flaps. In Where's Mr Narwhal?, you're on the look out for Mrs Octopus, Mr Turtle, Mrs Seahorse and Mr Narwhal herself!…
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Listen to the Seaside

Illustrated by Marion Billet
0-2
An internationally bestselling series of board books with amazing real-life sounds! What sounds do a seagull, a sea lion, a dolphin, a deep-sea diver, a boat and an otter make? Push the buttons to find out! Aimed at babies and toddlers, this ground-breaking series of interactive board books has a…
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National Trust: Who’s Hiding at the Seaside?

Illustrated by Katharine McEwen
0-2
A beautiful lift-the-flap board book from the National Trust for little nature lovers everywhere!   There are lots of animals at the seaside, but where are they hiding and what are they doing? In this charming lift-the-flap book, little ones can pore over the beautiful collaged pages and explore under…
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Can You Say It Too? Arf! Arf!

Written by Nosy Crow Ltd Illustrated by Sebastien Braun
0-2
Five lavishly illustrated spreads, big, recessed flaps and a host of seaside animals to spot, name and mimic combine in this delightful little board book for the very young.
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Sing Along With Me! A Sailor Went to Sea

Illustrated by Yu-hsuan Huang
0-2
An adorable Sing-Along board book story, with five robust board sliders - easy for little hands to use! Each board book comes with a free instrumental and vocal version of the nursery rhyme - simply scan the QR code for little ones to listen and sing along! With bright illustrations…
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National Trust: Big Outdoors for Little Explorers: Seaside

Illustrated by Anne-Kathrin Behl
0-2
Explore the big outdoors in these action-packed animal board books with sliders on every page. Published in collaboration with the National Trust, this brand new series of board books will inspire a love of nature in even the littlest of animal lovers. With vibrant artwork printed on white board, robust…
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Pip and Posy, Where Are You? At the Seaside (A Felt Flaps Book)

Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
0-2
A brand-new felt flap series, based on the bestselling picture books from Axel Scheffler and Camilla Reid. With five colourful felt flaps and rich artwork from Axel Scheffler, toddlers will love joining in a game of hide-and-seek with Pip and Posy. These robust little books will be loved by young…
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National Trust: Sharks, Seahorses and other British Sea Creatures

Illustrated by Nikki Dyson
2-5
A beautiful fact-filled sticker book perfect for nature lovers. The third in a glorious sticker book series created with the National Trust, this book is packed with facts about weird and wonderful sea creatures and their homes. With four pages of wildlife stickers and a spotter's guide to help identify…
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I’m Thinking of a Sea Creature

Written by Adam Guillain & Charlotte Guillain Illustrated by Lucia Gaggiotti
2-5
Guess the animal from the clues, then pull a slider to reveal the answer! A brilliant non-fiction board book series perfect for little animal lovers. With vibrant energetic artwork and a friendly rhyming text, these interactive books are great for reading aloud. Each child is thinking of sea creature .…
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National Trust: The Wide, Wide Sea

Written by Anna Wilson Illustrated by Jenny Løvlie
2-5
A lyrical and inspirational picture book about protecting nature from plastic pollution. When a young child forges a special connection with a seal on a trip to the seaside, their imagination takes them on an unforgettable journey. Through their eyes, we have a chance to explore everything the amazing beach…
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National Trust: Look and Say What You See at the Seaside

Illustrated by Sebastien Braun
2-5
A look-and-say seaside book for inquisitive little ones from the National Trust From seashells and sandcastles on the shore to starfish and seahorses underwater, this look-and-say book for little ones is a great way to start learning about nature around the town. With a 'Can you see?' strip across every…
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National Trust: Look What I Found at the Seaside

Written by Moira Butterfield Illustrated by Jesús Verona
2-5
Discover a world of wonder on a seaside stroll with this beautiful picture book from the National Trust. Chasing waves and having fun, water sparkling in the sun . . . Look what I found! A curly seashell. Inside it shines bright, like a pearl. Set off on an adventure…
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Let’s Go Home, Baby Shark

Illustrated by Carolina Búzio
2-5
Help the baby animals find their way home in this fun new sliding counter series! Meet shark, crab, octopus and puffin - four adorable baby animals who are lost at sea! With easy-to-use moving parts and four unique tracks to develop hand-eye coordination and concentration, babies and toddlers will enjoy…
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Axel Scheffler’s Flip Flap Ocean

Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
2-5
Crazy underwater creatures in this bonkers book of mixed-up animals from bestselling, award-winning illustrator, Axel Scheffler What do you get if you cross a squid with a fish? It's a squish, of course! And how about a shark and a turtle? Why, that's a shurtle! With over 121 possible creations,…
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National Trust: Go Wild at the Seaside

Written by Goldie Hawk Illustrated by Rachael Saunders
9-12
A seaside guide for young boys and girls with a thirst for adventure. This pocket-sized adventure guide teaches young adventurers about all the fun you can have at the seaside: what to pack, how to spot sea creatures and wildlife, how to catch a fish and much, much more! Children…
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