Kids’ Books

Holiday Selection
A curated selection of our latest and greatest titles just in time for the holidays
by Scott, Lisa Ann
A playful parody of Goodnight Moon, featuring pirates, a narwhal, a sleepy mermaid, and creatures of the ocean. Join the mermaid as she says goodnight to the lagoon--to the pirate and the dune, to the whales and sails, to the seashells and the ship bells. Ages 4 to 8.
40 Pages • hardcover • 2019
by Britz, Caroline
Ropework has always been fun for kids to learn--and Britz's illustrated step-by-step instructions of 18 nautical knots is sure to help parents and children master this skill together. Ages 6 to 10.
64 Pages • softcover • 2020
by Cassidy, John
A step-by-step illustrated guide to tying 23 useful knots, hitches, ties, and wraps. The book's board pages are die-cut so that each knot can be practised next to its illustration using (included) lengths of nylon cord. Any knot enthusiast aged 8 and up can learn from and have fun with this little volume.
unpaginated Pages • hardcover • 2017
by Slater, Dashka
Marco the fox sets off on a voyage with a crew of deer and pigeons. Marco has many questions--How deep does the sun go, when it sinks into the sea? Why do birds have such lizardy feet?--but the other foxes he knows don't share his curiosity. So when a magnificent antlered ship captained by a deer comes looking for crew, Marco signs on, hoping to discover other curious foxes. On a voyage filled with adventure and intrigue, Marco answers his most important question. Ages 4 to 8.
48 Pages • hardcover • 2017
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by Bunting, Eve & Nancy Carpenter
Little Bear loves his little boat. But Little Bear soon begins to grow and grow, until one day he doesn't fit in his little boat anymore! All children who experience growing pains will appreciate Little Bear's predicament. And they will smile with satisfaction as the solution to his problem unfolds in simple, lyrical words and charming pictures from two award-winning picture-book creators. Ages 2 to 4.
30 Pages • hardcover • 2017
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Three Bears in a Boat
by Soman, David
Three bears set off in a little boat to find a new shell to replace one they accidentally broke. Adventures ensue: vast seas, huge whales, salty sailors, and a treacherous storm. This beautifully illustrated book also carries a lesson about taking responsibility for your actions. Ages 3 to 5.
40 Pages • hardcover • 2014
by Brown, Margaret Wise
A "writer of songs and nonsense" that include Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, Margaret Wise Brown has delighted generations of children and adults. This lesser-known classic compares the experiences of two fishermen--one big and one small--as they spend a day working at sea. Board book. Ages 2 to 5.
24 Pages • hardcover • 2020
by DK
From Orion to the Pleiades and Cassiopeia to Aries, this simple guide to star-hopping takes kids on an exciting journey around the night sky's most famous constellations. Budding astronomers will love this approach to stargazing, featuring step-by-step guides to identifying more than 20 constellations across the northern hemisphere. The book comes complete with a glow-in-the dark star finder. Ages 8 to 12.
128 Pages • softcover • 2017
by Scarry, Richard
Sturdy board book, great illustrations of Richard Scary's boats from motorboats and sailboats, to submarines and kayaks. Age 1-3.
24 Pages • hardcover • 2015
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by Lenski, Lois
Mr. Small is a sailor in this maritime adventure. Captain Small and his dog, Tinker, sail and fish together. When a storm comes Captain Small heads for the safety of shore. A comforting, nostalgic story full of information about sailing. Board book. Ages 0 to 3.
56 Pages • hardcover • 2018
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by Lavery, Brian, Sebastian Quigley & Nicholas Forder
This book takes young readers on an epic journey through maritime history, with introductions to Viking longboats, marauding pirate galleons, the ill-fated Titanic, and even modern aircraft carriers. The book's slide-out and lifting sections provide a peek inside iconic ships where famous sailors, explorers, and adventurers are at work. This interactive book also features great feats of nautical engineering, human endurance, and the social history of the high seas. Ages 8 to 12.
32 Pages • hardcover • 2017
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