Our Books

“What an adorable book. Kids will love this so did I.”

-Cindy M. (Review on Amazon.com)

As ocean educators, authors, and illustrators, we are passionate about sharing the wonder of the ocean world!  “Everett” Taylor is our pen name,  in memory of our forever young grandpop.

Browse our free activities and printables and go behind the scenes to see how we illustrate:

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The Collection:

Mira, the Misfit Sea Dragon

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Ages 4-8. A heartwarming story about finding home. Mira is a wandering sea dragon (a fish related to seahorses) who is beautiful in the most unique of ways, but she just can’t seem to find where she belongs.  She roams the ocean, encountering many places and creatures – reefs and fish, rocks and eels, but none of these places feel quite right. Where will Mira find the place that she belongs? Where will Mira find her home?

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Free activities to go with the book:

Mira the Misfit Sea Dragon Printable Activity Pack - coloring pages, bookmarks, matching game (3)

Printable Activity Pack (matching game, coloring pages, and printable bookmarks)

 

 

 


home sweet home wreath craft for kids made with a paper plate and felt strips - goes with Mira the Misfit Sea Dragon!

Kids’ Wreath Craft

 

 

 


Sea Dragon Infographic

Sea Dragon Infographic

 

 

 

 

 

 


Mira the Misfit Sea Dragon illustrating Everett Taylor

Mira, the Misfit Sea Dragon Illustrating Behind the Scenes

 

 

 


Zales Tales: The Ocean Seeker (Volume 2)

Zale's Tales Volume 2: The Ocean Seeker

Ages 4-10. Inspire wonder and awe for the ocean and its real-life animals through the magical tales of Zale!  Zale had found his magical, violet pearl on the rarest of nights, many moons ago. With it, Zale could change into sea creatures of all shapes and sizes and explore the majestic, underwater world like no one had done before! But Zale soon discovers that his magical pearl is not the only one of its kind when he meets many new friends just like him along the way. Join Zale on his exciting new adventure, as he combs the ocean realm, searching near and far for his new friends in a thrilling game of hide and seek!

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Free activities to go with the book:

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Polar Animals Learning Page & Printable Ornament

 

 

 


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Ocean Wonderland Printable Ornament

 

 

 


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Printable Bookmarks

 

 

 


Shalloween

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Ages 4-10. Inspire wonder and awe for the ocean and its real-life animals through this undersea Halloween adventure! Ray the flashlight fish is a unique fish with the ability to glow whenever he gets scared. This wonderful talent might just prove useful as he attends his very first Halloween party at an old sunken shipwreck in the moonlit ocean shallows. Join Ray on his adventure as he bravely explores the dimly lit ship and encounters the strangest of creatures. While they may initially give Ray a fright, he soon realizes that his friends the ghost crab, the vampire squid, the goblin shark and many more are the perfect friends to spend time with at Halloween!

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Free activities to go with the book:

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Printable Undersea Halloween Coloring Sheets

 

 

 


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DIY Spooky-Splashy Halloween Treat Bags (free printable tags)

 

 

 


illustrating behind the scenes into Shalloween - our ocean themed Halloween children's book

Shalloween Illustrating Behind the Scenes


Zales Tales: The Quest for the Magic Pearl (Volume 1)

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Ages 4-10. Inspire wonder and awe for the ocean and its real-life animals through the magical tales of Zale! Zale is an ordinary boy, who does ordinary things, just like other ordinary people. Or so he thought. One night, Zale is walking along the seashore and comes across a beautiful, violet pearl. As Zale reaches down to grab it, he is magically swept away into the deep ocean blue – as a sea creature! With the pearl lost, and no way to get home, Zale transforms into sea creatures of all kinds to once again find his prized pearl. Join Zale as he explores the mysteries of the sea, admires the majestic underwater world, and searches for the magical pearl!

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Free activities to go with the book:

Ocean Fun Activity Pages notebook cover

Ocean Fun Activity pages (shapes, colors, numbers, ocean animal names, maze, coloring sheet)

 

 

 


Paintbrush Magic + Sneak Peek into Zale's Tales

Zale’s Tales 1 Illustrating Behind the Scenes

 

 


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Printable Bookmarks

 

 

 


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