Summer beach reads aren’t just for parents! Your kids will love getting in the mood for summer vacation with these beach and ocean-inspired stories.
Swashby and the Sea: Curmudgeonly Mr. Swashby’s life is turned upside down when his serene beach is invaded by a bubbly girl and her granny in this adorable story about embracing change and saying yes to new friends.
If I Had an Octopus: In search of a clever, multitasking, sushi-loving family pet? Our heroine daydreams about having an octopus as a pet in this adorable follow-up to the much-loved If I Had a Dinosaur. Watch out for ink squirts!
Ocean! Waves for All: For your budding oceanographers and environmentalists! The operative words here are stunningly gorgeous, highly educational, and wryly hysterical. Case in point, a two-page spread illustrating the different depths of the ocean with facts about each, about which Ocean comments, “I’m a deep, layered soul.”