Sea Turtle Books for Kids

Explore some of the most popular sea turtle books for preschoolers, along with brief descriptions of each book so you can decide which ones may be suitable for your kids’ reading level and interests.

Introducing young children to sea turtles is a great way to spark their curiosity about wildlife and nature in general. One of the best ways to do this is through books that feature these animals.

On Kiki's Reef

A tiny baby sea turtle scrambles across the sandy beach and into the sea. Floating far out in the ocean, Kiki is becoming a gentle giant.

Baby Honu's Incredible Journey

Learn about the life of a baby Pacific green sea turtle as he faces ocean predators in this riveting adventure from the nest to the open ocean.

Limu: The Blue Turtle

Limu was different than all the other sea turtles. While other turtles made fun of him, Limu still had fun growing up in the sea, bodysurfing the big waves, laughing with seals, and making friends big and small.

From panicking puffins to entangled sperm whales, Turtle Tug is out to rescue all his sea-dwelling friends. He’s a turtle tugboat on a mission to make the world a safer place.

Turtle Tug to the Rescue

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of sea turtles, the migrating shelled reptiles.

Amazing Animals: Sea Turtles

How does a sea turtle develop? Follow each step in the life cycle—from eggs hatching under the sand to adult turtles swimming in the ocean—in this fascinating book!

From Egg to Sea Turtle

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