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Creatures from the Deep

Click on the links below to find out if these books are available at your local County Library. If not, place them on hold, and they'll be delivered to your Library where you can pick them up.

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by R.L. Stine
While on a tiny Caribbean island visiting his uncle, Dr. Deep, Billy ignoring warnings to stay away from the coral reef, goes exploring underwater, and is stalked by a half-human, half-fish predator. Grades 3-7
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by Loran Wlodarski
Delfina, a bottlenose dolphin, wonders what life would be like if she were a different animal such as a fish, a turtle, a bird, an octopus. She learns how special she really is and how special each of her other animal friends are too. Grades PreK-3
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by Kevin Sherry
A boastful squid compares his own size to everything he meets in the ocean until he meets something even bigger. Grades PreK-2
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by Barbara Park
When Junie B. Jones realizes she cant take her dog to school because of the rules for her class's Pet Day, she considers taking a raccoon, a worm, a dead fish, and other unusual replacements. Grades 2-4
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by Ralph Moisa
When it is time for the Old One to lead the rainbow trout to warmer waters before the river freezes, Little Fish learns to jump over the rocks so she can follow. Grades 2-4
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by Eric Carle
As Mister Seahorse makes his way through the ocean, he meets other sea daddies that have an important role in the rearing of their young. Grades PreK-2
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by Kenneth Oppel
Peg, big strapping seven-year-old lass, who has caught everything else in the sea, joins the crew of the whaling ship, Viper, and sets out to catch herself a whale. Grades K-3
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by John Himmelman
When a group of whales get stranded in a frozen inlet, Pipaluk and her father enlist the aid of their villagers and even the government to help save them. But it is Pipa who figures out a way to finally lead the whales back out to sea. Grades PreK-3
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by Deborah Diesen
Mr. Fish swims around with a pout permanently on his face and all his friends try to cheer him. Nothing works until a strange female fish plants a kiss upon his pout. Grades PreK-1
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by Marcus Pfister
When Rainbow Fishs last glittering scale falls off and sinks down into the deep sea, he gets enough courage to follow it and discovers a new world with wonderful sights and friendly creatures eager to make his acquaintance. Grades PreK-3
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by Lambert Davis
As a kookaburra looks on, a little girl and her mother sit on an Australian beach waiting for a pod of dolphins to appear. Finally, the animals arrive, and mother and daughter put on their snorkels and flippers and join them in the water. Grades PreK-2
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by Teri Sloat
The setting of the familiar rhyme has been changed to the Pacific Northwest and we meet a host of indigenous marine animals. Grades PreK-2
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by Ruth Galloway
Octopus really likes to tickle the other sea creatures until the time his tickling causes big trouble. While Octopus tries to set things right, he discovers that he is good at doing other things as well. Grades PreK-2
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by Witi Tame Ihimaera
While her grandfather, chief of a Maori tribe, struggles with finding a male successor to lead his people, young Kahu is developing a mysterious relationship with whales, particularly the ancient bull whale whose legendary rider was their ancestor. Grades 4+
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by M.T. Anderson
Learning about the plot of her father's conniving boss to conquer the world using an army of whales, shy middle-school student Lily and her best friends, Katie and Jasper, must race against the clock to foil his plans. Grades 4-7