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Best Mermaid Books for Toddlers

Mermaids have been enchanting kids since even I was a kid. I grew up watching The Little Mermaid and hearing stories of undersea adventures. Who wouldn’t want to have a chance to go on a fun deep-sea adventure? Your children will love diving deeper into the world of mermaids with these fun stories for kids. So check out these Mermaid Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers you all will love!

Collage of the cover of some fantastic mermaid books for toddlers and preschoolers including Disney's The Little Mermaid and Julia Donaldson The Singing Mermaid

Mermaid Books Kids will Love

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These can be used as a fun way to get excited about the new upcoming Little Mermaid movie or as a fun addition to any ocean or ocean animal unit study. While mermaids might not be real, you can use these fun books to inspire imagination and creativity with your kids.

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Read the original Disney adaptation of The Little Mermaid named Ariel and her dreams of falling in love with a human.

Lola: The Bracelet of Courage

In Lola: The Bracelet of Courage follow along as Lola, a mermaid stuck in a scary situation and looking for courage within.

How to Catch a Mermaid

Another great book in the fun series of How to Catch, How to Catch a Mermaid is perfect for summer reading and mermaid lovers.

Check out these other summer books for toddlers and preschoolers for even more reading inspiration for the season.

If I Had a Mermaid Friend

If I Had a Mermaid Friend is a fun-filled undersea adventure is a fun mermaid story for all ages about friendship and mermaids!

The Singing Mermaid

Fans of Julia Donaldson’s books will love The Singing Mermaid, full of rhymes and fun this is a wonderful tale of a mermaid that seeks fame and fortune but it’s not all the great and she longs to return to the ocean.

Mable: A Mermaid Fable

Mable A Mermaid Fable is a silly story about being yourself tells the story of Mabel, who isn’t like all the other mermaids.

The Mermaid with No Tail

Your kids will love this heartwarming story of The mermaid with no tail who wants to compete in the mermaid games.

Dress the Part - DIY Mermaid Tiara for Kids, kids can make and play with this easy to make tiara click through to find out how

Why not make a pretty mermaid tiara with the kids!

Longer Mermaid Stories for Kids

I’ve added a few extra stories that are slightly longer, beginner readers and chapter books that I think your kids will love as much as mine. These are great for read alouds and bedtime stories too.

Chloe and The Mermaid Club

If you’ve ever dreamed of being a mermaid or living under the ocean waves, your kids will want to read about the Mermaid Club and this series.

Magical Mermaids: Shimmer and Shine

Your little ones will love reading about Leah’s Day at the petting zoo in Magical Mermaids, and how it turns into a magical adventure, thanks to the help of Shimmer and Shine.

The Sunken Ship: Mermaid Days

Dive under the sea and follow Vera and Beaker as they explore a sunken ship in The Sunken Ship the first of the Mermaid Days books.

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Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.

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