I Am Not a Fish! Written and illustrated by Peter Raymundo
Edgar the jellyfish joins a self-help group of starfish and learns to embrace what makes him unique.
Save Your Friends written and illustrated by Hyewon Kyung
A variety of friendly fish and other sea creatures enlist the reader’s help in escaping a shark.
Sea Bones by Bob Barner
Did you know that Jellies (not Jelly Fish–because they aren’t actually fish) have no bones and no brains? Or that the largest animal on Earth is the blue whale? Join author-illustrator Bob Barner as he makes waves with this lush picture book about the sea featuring his signature rhyming text and colorful illustrations.
The Only Fish in the Sea by Philip Christian Stead
Sadie and Sherman set out to rescue little Ellsworth, the goldfish Amy Scott received for her birthday and threw right into the ocean.
Henny, Penny, Lenny, Denny, and Mike by Cynthia Rylant
Five guppies love their life in a little girl’s fish tank until some new additions shake things up.
Longing for friends and hungry for delicious treats, a fish who lives near the bottom of the ocean invites everyone to a party, with unexpected results.
Aquarium written and illustrated by Cynthia Alonso
In this wordless picture book, a little girl learns about love, nature, and the transformative power of letting go when a little fish leaps into her life.
Friends written and illustrated by Geraldo Valério
When a girl and a frog go to the beach to fish, they are frustrated to find that the fish aren’t biting. Instead, they stare into the water and make faces at their reflections. Then, something spectacular happens. The reflections take on lives of their own, transforming into a mermaid with her own pet frog. Surprise gives way to delight as they invite the girl and the frog to enter a stunning underwater world. The new friends swim and play amongst colorful sea creatures until they discover a pair of glowing pearls and turn them into matching necklaces.
The Fish and the Cat by Marianne Dubuc
A playful cat, a courageous fish… Where will their adventures take them?
Rain Fish written and illustrated by Lois Ehlert
Through rhyme and mixed-media collage illustrations, ‘rain fish’–the varied, colorful, and unique little collections of materials that float along on streams of rain water during storms–come to life.
The Big Book of the Blue written and illustrated by Yuval Zommer
Alongside everything the young oceanographer needs to know, Zommer’s charming illustrations bring to life some of the slipperiest, scaliest, strangest, and most monstrous underwater animals.
Fish in a bottle craft: https://mercercountylibrary.blogspot.com/2013/07/ocean-in-bottle-craft-for-kids.html?m=1
Ocean scene paper plate craft https://daisycottagedesigns.net/preschool-at-home-week-2/