12+ Easter Themed Books

We love Easter! Here are some fun and festive books that are perfect for celebrating.

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Babies Loves Easter by R.I. Reed & Cottage Door Press; Illustrated by Natalie Marshall, 2017
Recommended ages 0-5

This lift the flap book is the cutest introduction to Spring and Easter. Its tiny size, chunky pages, and sturdy flaps make this book perfect for the littlest of readers.

Llama Llama Easter Egg by Anna Dewdney, 2015
Recommended ages 0-3

Celebrate Easter with your favorite llama! It’s Easter morning and little Llama is hunting Easter eggs. Little Llama finds chocolate bunnies, jellybeans, and an unexpected surprise! This short rhyming board book is perfect for little readers.

Happy Easter, Mouse! By Laura Numeroff; Illustrated by Felicia Bond, 2019
Recommended ages 0-4

It’s Easter morning and mouse is finding eggs everywhere, but who is hiding them? This sweet Easter board books includes counting and color identification opportunities.

Peek-a-Flap Hop by Jaye Garnett; Illustrated by Kathrin Fehrl, 2019
Recommended ages 2-6

This bright and informational board book is perfect for celebrating Easter! Each sweet scene has labeled illustrations for strengthening vocabulary and peek-a-boo flaps revealing festive facts and traditions.

The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown; Illustrated by Clement Hurd, 1942
Recommended ages 0-4

A precious game of hide and seek with a little bunny and his mother. A comforting story of a devoted mama bunny who finds her baby every time.

The Night Before Easter by Natasha Wing; Illustrated by Kathy Couri, 1999
Recommended ages 4-8

We are a big fan of Natasha Wing! She has a night before for every holiday and event you can think of! With its fun rhyming verse and energetic illustrations these books are a blast. Fun fact, this is the first book in the series, the one that started it all!

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter, 2012
Recommended ages 3-7

This is the classic tale of Peter Rabbit, a very mischievous little rabbit and his adventures in Mr. McGregor’s garden. Children love this timeless story.

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick by Lucille Colandro; Illustrated by Jared Lee, 2010
Recommended ages 3-5

This famous old lady swallows an awful lot of things! This is the Easter version in this hilarious series where the old lady swallows everything to concoct the perfect Easter basket.

How to Catch the Easter Bunny by Adam Wallace; Illustrated by Andy Elkerton, 2017
Recommended ages 4-10

Everyone loves to hunt Easter eggs but how about catching the Easter bunny himself?! He’s quick and witty and you’ll need the perfect trap. This book can inspire your kiddos to create their own Easter bunny trap.

Here Comes T.Rex Cottontail by Lois G. Grambling; Illustrated by Jack E. Davis, 2010
Recommended ages 4-8

When the Easter bunny has a cold, T.Rex is entrusted to fulfill the job. T.Rex not being the most graceful, accidentally smashes all the eggs. Him and his friends have to spend all night replacing the eggs to save Easter. With a giant bunny and a special egg surprise, T.Rex makes it an Easter no one will forget.

The Great Eggscape by Jory John; Illustrated by Pete Oswald, 2020
Recommended ages 4-8

Shel is kind of a loner, so when the rest of the dozen go for an Eggscape to frolic and play, Shel stays behind to enjoy the peace and quiet. But when his friends don’t come back before lunch Shel gets worried and goes looking for them. Once he finds his now colorful friends, he discovers how much fun camaraderie and play can be. He vows to be at the next Eggscape. This adorable book includes over 150 stickers!

The Easter Egg by Jan Brett, 2010
Recommended ages 3-5

I love Jan Brett; her stories and artwork are so unique! Hoppi, an eager little rabbit wants to impress the Easter bunny so he can help with the deliveries. Hoppi feels discouraged by the other bunnies’ talents and skills and feels he can’t match up. Hoppi finds out his kindness and selflessness are the most wonderful talents and he impresses not only the Easter bunny but everyone. This sweet story includes custom designed stickers by Jan Brett.

Happy Easter, Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen; Illustrated by Dan Hanna, 2017
Recommend ages 0-3

Join the silly Pout-Pout fish as he turns frowns into big Easter smiles! This board books with few words and festive pictures is perfect for little readers.

Happy Easter & Happy Reading!