Sometimes changing up your storytimes ideas is great. Here's a list of great books for a storytime about ocean life!
BIG AL. Clements, Andrew.
Big Al the blowfish is teased for being ugly, but when he helps the other fish who are caught in a net, they see beyond his appearance and become Al's friends.
FIVE LITTLE SHARKS SWIMMING IN THE SEA. Metzger, Steve.
A counting book patterned after the fingerplay “Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed.”
PEG AND THE WHALE. Oppel, Kenneth.
Peg is raised on a ship and is a great fisherman. She sets her sights on catching a whale.
DORY STORY. Pallota, Jerry.
The ocean's food chain is explored in this simple story of a boy's imagination.
HELLO, OCEAN! Ryan, Pamela Munoz.
Using her five senses, a girl describes how she experiences the wonders of the ocean.
I'M THE BIGGEST THING IN THE OCEAN. Sherry, Kevin.
A giant squid brags about being so large until he meets someone bigger!
WHAT THE SEA SAW. St. Pierre, Stephanie.
A rhyming story about sea inhabitants.
SOMEWHERE IN THE OCEAN. Ward, Jennifer.
A counting book in rhyme, showing ocean creatures and their young.
TEN LITTLE FISH. Wood, Audrey.
A counting book with a story of fish who one by one leave the ocean reef.