April 23, 2018


Our Ocean-loving authors have written dozens of watery books, from Middle Grade mysteries and adventures about dolphins, seals, river voles, mermaids and young explorers to YA surf and sea romances. We hope you enjoy this selection....



Georgie Adams – Charmseekers: Moonlight and Mermaids


Philip Ardagh – The Grunts all at Sea, The World of Moomin Valley


Yaba Badoe – A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars


Catherine Barr – Red Alert!, The Story of Life: a First Book of Evolution, 10 Reasons to Love a Turtle, 10 Reasons to Love a Whale,


Quentin Blake – The Green Ship, The Heron and the Crane, The Bear’s Water Picnic


Emma Carroll – Letters from the Lighthouse,


Nicola Davies – LOTS: The Diversity of Life on Earth, Into the Blue, The Pond, Big Blue Whale, Ice Bear, The Selkie’s Mate, Whale Boy, Manatee Baby, Dolphin Baby, One Tiny Turtle, Surprising Sharks


Laura Dockrill – Lorali, Aurabel


Abi Elphinstone – Sky Song


Maz Evans – Beyond the Oddysey (Who Let the Gods Out?)


Victoria Eveleigh – Midnight on Lundy


Natasha Farrant – The Children of Castle Rock


Vivian French – Captain Crankie and Seadog Steve, Growing Frogs, How Billy Hippo Learned to Swim


Lisa Glass – Blue, Air, Ride


Julia Green – The Edge of the World, Seal Island


Kiran Millwood Hargrave –  The Girl of Ink & Stars, The Island at the End of Everything


Rachel Hickman – One Silver Summer


Catherine Hyde – The Princess Blankets


Nicolette Jones – The Plimsoll Sensation: The Great Campaign to Save Lives at Sea


Liz Kessler – The Emily Windsnapp series, North of Nowhere


Elizabeth Laird – Song of the Dolphin Boy


Gill Lewis – White Dolphin, A Story Like the Wind


Robert Macfarlane – The Wild Places, The Lost Words


James Mayhew – Mrs Noah’s Pockets




Geraldine McCaughrean – Where the World Ends, The Orchard Book of Greek Myths, The Odyssey (Puffin Classics)


Hilary McKay – Fairy Tales, Dolphin Luck, Binny for Short


Tom Moorhouse – The River Singers, The Rising, The New Adventures of Mr Toad: Toad in Troubled Waters


Jackie Morris – The Seal Children, The Lost Words, Mrs Noah’s Pockets, The Ice Bear


Michael Morpurgo – Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea, Why the Whales Came, Kensuke’s Kingdom


Chris Riddell –  Ottoline at Sea, Goth Girl and The Pirate Queen


Katherine Rundell – The Explorer


Lauren St John – Dolphin Song, Kidnap in the Caribbean, Kat Wolfe Investigates


Marcus Sedgwick – Floodland


Robin Stevens – The Guggenheim Mystery


Jonathan Stroud –  The Lost Treasure of Captain Blood, Leap


Piers Torday – The Last Wild, The Dark Wild, The Wild Beyond


Jacqueline Wilson – The Longest Whale Song, Twin Tales, Cliffhanger, Buried Alive






Some of the authors below have ocean stories in the works or soon-to-be published. Some don’t but are no less passionate about marine conservation and saving our planet. We highly recommend these amazing books:


Jasbinder Bilan  - Song of the Mountain (out Spring 2019)


Christopher Edge –  The Many Worlds of Albie Bright, The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day. The Jamie Drake Equation, Twelve Minutes to Midnight


Elissa Elwick & Philip Ardagh: Stick and Fetch Investigate: Barking up the Wrong Tree


Elissa Elwick: Freddie and Gaston Go to Paris, Little Adventurers: What Bear? Where?


Dr Ben Garrod –  So You Think You Know about Tyrannosaurus Rex? So You Think You Know about Triceratops?


Patrice Lawrence – Orangeboy, Indigo Donut


M.G. Leonard – Beetle Boy, Beetle Queen, Battle of the Beetles


Tamsyn Murray – Instructions for a Second-hand Heart, Baby Zebra Rescue, Completely Cassidy Star Reporter, My So-Called Afterlife


Linda Newberry – Set in Stone, Until We Win, The Brockenspectre, Blitz Boys


Annabel Pitcher – My Sister Lives on the Mantlepiece, Ketchup Clouds


SF Said – Varjak Paw, The Outlaw Varjak Paw, Phoenix


Alom Shaha – Mr Shaha’s Recipes for Wonder: Adventures in Science around the Kitchen Table


Holly Smale – Geek Girl series


LA Weatherly: Angel, Broken Sky




















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