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Dolphins: Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about dolphins?

As you can see, this list of kids books about dolphins is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about dolphins, please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

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A Dolphin's Wish
Written by Trevor McCurdie & illustrated by Cinzia Battistel
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

Dive under the sea with a family of dolphins and discover the dangers of plastic pollution.

Every year, huge amounts of plastic end up in our oceans. Luckily, there’s something we can do to change that! Follow along as Daddy Dolphin and his son show readers what we’re doing wrong, then be inspired to take action and make a difference!

Featuring charming rhymes, bold illustrations, and educational back matter, this beautiful ocean tale offers readers a peek into life under the sea and is perfect for anyone who cares about our planet.

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Wishing Pearl
Written by Paula Harrison
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-10

These are no ordinary princesses . . . they’re Rescue Princesses! <p/>Princess Clarabel loves being a Rescue Princess. She and her friends are committed to saving animals in trouble-wherever they may be! <p/>When Clarabel finds an injured dolphin during Ampali Island’s Royal Regatta, she knows just who to call for help-her fellow Rescue Princesses! Her friends are brave, talented, and super smart. They’re so amazing in fact, she’s worried she’ll fall behind-but Clarabel is about to discover she has an incredible gift.<br>

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Flip's Surprise Talent (Dolphin School #4), Volume 4
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-10

It’s time for dolphin school’s annual Show Off Day! It’s a chance for students to perform what they’ve learned for the whole dolphin community. Pearl and her friends Echo, Splash, and Flip are excited to come up with the best group routine ever! But they all have different interests, and they can’t agree on what to show off. Can the dolphin friends come up with a compromise, or will they end up looking silly in front of everyone?

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The Truth About Dolphins
Written & illustrated by Maxwell Eaton III
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

Did you know that dolphins find their dinners by using sound to track down the location of their prey? Did you know that baby dolphins are born tail-first? Did you know that each dolphin has a unique whistle (like human fingerprints) that makes them recognizable to other dolphins? Discover these facts and more in this new addition to the popular series that combines raucous amounts of humor with a surprising amount of information on beloved animal friends.

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Dolphin Treasure
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 8-11

Wayne Grover and his friends are diving for treasure in the waters off Florida's southeast coast when a ferocious storm severs his boat's moorings. Wayne is left stranded far from shore. The storm is making huge, powerful waves. Sharks are closing in. Can Baby, the dolphin Wayne recused as a calf, come to the diver's rescue?

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  • Echo's Lucky Charm - Pearl and her friends Echo, Splash, and Flip are preparing for their first test at dolphin school! It’s in Magic class, which is Echo’s best subject, so she’s helping them study.<br></br><br></br>But then Echo loses her lucky shell necklace. She’s very upset – and, even worse, she’s barely able to do any magic! Can Pearl and her friends help Echo find her necklace and regain her skills before their big test?

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