Celebrating Earth Day 2022 with ten Ocean-Themed Children's Books

What is Earth Day and When is it Celebrated?

Well, Earth Day is an annual event bringing together billions of people from around the world to demonstrate their support for environmental protection. It was first held on April 22, 1970, and now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by EARTHDAY.ORG --

Earth Day is celebrated annually around the globe on April 22.

Now, Earth Day is not only keeping the streets clean. It's also keeping the sky and ocean clean. Everyone needs a healthy habitat to live in and that includes our water animal friends too.

10 Free Aquatic-Themed Children's Books

To celebrate this year's Earth Day, I teamed up with nine amazing authors to give away TEN books in honor of Earth Day.

DOWNLOAD LINK for all TEN BOOKS. Free April 20 - 21, 2022


1. "Pete the Shark” by Karlene J. Froling

In this first book of the Amazon #1 Best Seller the Picture-Perfect series, join Pete the Shark as he inspires young readers to have fun, smile from the heart, and connect by being themselves.

Today is Pete’s big day in the open waters. He is excited and hoping that the children will take a picture with him. Unfortunately, some bad advice led him down the wrong path.

Take a journey with “Pete the Shark” as he navigates his way through the open waters trying to find solutions to a problem that never should have been. A charming and delightful story with fantastical illustrations that are sure to capture the attention of kids and adults alike.

Book two in the Picture-Perfect series titled Taffy the Turtle: See Something Say Something will be launched in May 2022. Click link for a sneak peek. 

2. “Hammy Hammerhead’s (Almost) Big Adventure!” by Mike Crowder

Written and illustrated by Mike Crowder, “Hammy Hammerhead’s (Almost) Big Adventure” is about a hammerhead sharker named, well, Hammy!

Hammy’s just having one of those days. You know the kind! You know, when your mom won’t even let you

out until you clean your room?

All he wants to do is play pufferball with his friends! …What’s a boy to do?

3. “Shark in Love” by Alma Hammond

One lonely shark learns about love; and something simply amazing about herself!

Sharks can do so many cool things! And a girl shark living in the darkest waters of the deep, blue sea knows this. But why can’t she capture the attention of the one she “loves?”

In “Shark in Love”, kids will learn many amazing facts about sharks and at the same time, they will come to understand that loving yourself should always come first. See how this shark finds this out the hard way!

Shark in Love is the second book in the Learn and Love series, a collection of books about misunderstood animals and life skills for children. Want more? Look for the first book in the series, “Bo the Bat,” a book about the importance of not prejudging others and about bats!

4. “Jasper The Island Hopper: A Boat Ride” by Audrey Lavigne

Key kids! Would you like to know more about some beautiful animals found in the Ocean? If yes, then this is the perfect book for you!

In this fourth book of the series, “Jasper the Island Hopper: A Boat Ride”, Jasper goes snorkeling in the water of Seychelles, where he learns some interesting facts about some beautiful creatures under the sea.

With its vibrant illustrations, this moving adventure brings marine life to reality. Enjoy the story and test yourself by answering the educational questions on the last page of the book. A wonderful Travel Book for kids ages 4-10.