Make a Splash with Picture Books

A Beach Tail by Karen Williams

When his father tells him not to leave the lion he is drawing on the beach, a little boy starts making a very, very long tail–and a trail to follow back.

Boatyard Ducklings by Heather Austin

Over the course of one summer at a Maine boatyard, two girls observe a pair of mallard ducks as the female produces eggs, which eventually hatch into ducklings that slowly mature until they are almost ready to migrate south.

Miranda’s Beach Day by Holly Keller

Miranda and Mama spend a fun day at the beach building castles and catching sand crabs, and Miranda learns that just like the sand and the sea, she and her mother will always be together.

Slow Down For Manatees by Jim Arnosky

Injured by a passing motorboat, a pregnant manatee is rescued and taken to an aquarium to recover and have her baby in a safe environment.

The Treasure Bath by Dan Andreasen

Imagination is key in this wordless story as a young boy explores a creature-filled ocean world beneath the bubbles in his bathtub.

Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out! by April Pulley Sayre

From before the time she hatches until she returns to the same beach to lay eggs of her own, a sea turtle is helped to escape from danger many times by different human hands.

Way Down Deep In The Deep Blue Sea by Jan Peck

A child explores the treasures of the deep blue sea from the safety of a bathtub.

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