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Once Upon a Tide

Tony Mitton

David Fickling

A charming adventure story written in rhyme, featuring ships, pirates and buried treasure, with lovely delicate illustrations by Selina Young to captivate all young children.

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Sharing a Shell

Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks

Meadowside Childrens Books

A great little story about sharing with beautifully coloured illustrations touched with glitter. A tiny hermit crab loves his new shell. He doesn't want to share it - not with a blobby purple anemone and a tickly bristleworm, but things soon change.

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The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch

Ronda Armitage, David Armitage


A favourite with all children, this story tells of Mr Grinling, the lighthouse keeper's and his efforts to retrieve his lunch before the sea gulls eat it.

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The Sand horse

Ann Turnbull; Illustratior Michael Foreman

Andersen Press

This haunting story about a sand horse on the beach at St Ives, and its desire to join the white horses already at sea is wonderfully illustrations by Michael Foreman.

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The Whales' Song

Dyan Sheldon; Illustrator Gary Blythe

Red Fox

An enchantingly illustrated story about a little girl called Lily who leaves a gift for the whales in the belief that they will come.

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Tim, Ted and the Pirates

Ian Whybrow and Russell Ayto

Harper Collins Children's

It's storytime at school, when all of a sudden SPLASH! The classroom fills with water and Tim and Ted find themselves taking part in a swashbuckling nautical adventure that will be enjoyed by both adults and children.

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Paul Geraghty

Red Fox

A beautifully illustrated story about a tortoise and the other creatures he encounters on the beach.

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Water (Themes for Early Years Science)

Jenny Morris


Water is a popular early years theme as children are familiar with it from a very early age and it affects so many aspects of our lives. This book aims to harness their interest by looking at water in a broad enjoyable topic. The six chapters of activities will focus on the weather; sea water; fresh water; how we can use water at home; how living things need water; and people who work with water.

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