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Books about the beach, fish and other such things

We recently spent a week on Cape Cod, here’s s a list of some of our favorite books:


about sealife
Manfish, A Story of Jacques Cousteau by Jennifer Berne, Illustrated by Éric Puybaret (ages 5 and up). A biography about the boy who grows up to be one of the best-known oceanographers in the world.
Dory Story by Jerry Pallotta, Illustrated by David Biedrzycki (ages 4 to 7). Kids will learn about the underwater food chain and the art of storytelling.

Bats on the BeachCrab Moon

about the beach
StellaBats at the Beach by Brian Lies (ages 3 to 7). A playful story about what bats might do when they spend the night at the beach.
Crab Moon by Ruth Horowitz (ages 4-7). Introduces young naturalists to the mysterious high tide of the horseshoe crabs.
Stella, Star of the Sea by Marie-Louise Gay (ages 2 to 4). A humorous tale about Stella’s adventures at the beach with her younger brother.

These books are available at one of our two favorite shops in Chatham; Mermaids on Main and Where the Sidewalk Ends.

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