Adventures of the Sea Kids is an outstanding Christian children’s book series inspired by author Lee Ann Mancini’s desire to teach children how to pursue a personal relationship with Jesus.
These fun, engaging stories show young children in a tangible, relatable way what it looks like to walk with Jesus on a daily basis: communicating with Him, imitating Him, and showing His love to others. Whether the dynamic characters are learning how to pray, how to be truthful or how to have compassion for others, children will love experiencing the colorful world of the sea creatures. More importantly, children will develop an understanding and excitement about a relationship with Jesus that will be a foundation for the rest of their lives.
About the Books
In each story, our characters face different moral dilemmas and they pray to Jesus, either giving thanks to Him or seeking guidance.
There are educational resources for each book that you can find under our “Teaching Tools” tab. The children love looking for the hidden Christian symbols on each page!
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About the Author
Lee Ann Mancini is an executive producer of the Sea Kids animation series. The series is based on her multiple, awarding-winning Christian children’s books series, Adventures of the Sea Kids, that helps to raise children to have a strong foundation in Jesus.
Lee Ann Mancini received a BA in Biblical and Theological Studies from Regent University, a Master’s in Theological Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, as well as two Master’s from Knox Theological Seminary in Biblical and Theological Studies and Christian and Classical Studies.
Lee Ann is an adjunct professor and serves as Chair of the Development Committee on the Board of Directors for South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary.
A Phenomenal App
Novel Effect is a free app that can be downloaded to any smart device. While reading a story, you will hear music and sound effects that will enhance the story time experience. All of our books are featured on this wonderful app. Adults and children absolutely love reading the Sea Kids using Novel Effect!
The Sea Kids learn the importance of accepting others for their differences. Freddy, a sharktopus, overcomes the ridicule of being different. He joins the swim team, and the Sea Kids discover he is a great kid. He says a prayer of thanks to Jesus for being different and for his new friends.
What a Bragger!
Melissa tries to win friends by bragging. She learns the Sea Kids love her for who she is and not what she has. Tears of sadness turn into tears of joy at her surprise birthday party. Melissa says a prayer of thanks to Jesus for the things that matter most.
Forever With Jesus
The Sea Kids learn that Jesus died for their sins and that by believing in Him, they will live in heaven forever. While visiting their grandparents for Grandma Pinky’s 80th birthday, Mr. Higgins, the neighbor, passes away. They understand they do not have to fear death because their belief in Jesus guarantees they will live forever with Him in heaven.
A Servant Like Jesus
Charlie is too shy to come out from his hiding spot behind the cleanup sink at school. When Miss Stella Starfish asks him to become her teacher’s helper, Charlie acquires a new confidence in the special abilities God has given him. By helping his teacher and classmates, Charlie learns something even more important – the value of serving others, becoming a servant like Jesus.
I’m Not Afraid!
Susie and her friend go to the Undersea Amusement Park. Susie is fearful to ride the Whale-Back Roller Coaster. After speaking with her mother and saying a prayer to Jesus, she rides the Whale-Back Roller Coaster. Susie learns that her fears can be turned into faith when she relies on Jesus.
Christian and his sister Mary believe they get more presents at Christmas. However, Jacob and his brother Jeremiah believe they get more presents during Hanukkah. The Sea Kids learn the holidays are not about receiving presents but about God’s provision for those He loves. The true gift from God is learned in this colorful holiday story.
God’s Easter Miracles
The Sea Kids learn that the Easter celebration is not about the Easter Bunny or candy. It is about Jesus giving up His life and sacrificing Himself for others. Lenny was healed, Jimmy received salvation, and Paul, who is autistic, has a change of heart. A true lesson of becoming more like Jesus is learned in this beautiful Easter story of love and grace.