Easter Books

The 20 best Easter Books for Children

Easter is coming! Buying Easter books is a wonderful Easter tradition; and there are so many engaging and fun picture books and board books out there that embrace celebrating Easter with Easter Egg Hunts, poems, lift-the-flap fun & more. Get ready for your family's next easter egg hunt and welcome spring with our Easter Book recommendations. Discover the 20 best Easter Books for this year's Easter!

Our best Easter Book Selection

very hungry caterpillar easter

1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Easter Egg Hunt

In this beautifully illustrated board book your little bookworm will go on a magical Easter egg hunt. The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Easter Egg Hunt is a seasonal lift-the-flap-book for toddlers with sturdy flaps for little hands and beautiful spring-time artwork.

2. Spot's Easter Basket

This adorable Spot the dog board book with another fun Easter Egg Hunt will delight little toddlers. It is shaped like a basket and even can be carried by a little handle. Kids will enjoy looking for Easter Eggs behind the flaps.

3. Peppa the Easter Bunny

Peppa and the Easter Bunny

Who doesn't like an Easter themed Peppa Pig book? Mummy & Daddy Pig, as well as Peppa and George paint colourful eggs and hide them in their garden. They are getting ready for an Easter Egg hunt with their friends. But suddenly Peppa and George disappear! Perhaps Peppa has turned into the Easter bunny?

4. Peter Rabbit: A Fluffy Easter Tale

Easter Tale

Peter finds fluffy surprises everywhere in the garden! This cute Touch and Feel Book features a simple story and different touch textures for babies and young toddlers.

5. Five Little Easter Bunnies

Five little Easter Bunnies book

Your little one can't get enough of Easter Egg hunts? Well, then this interactive lift-the-flap book will be the right pick! This non-stop Easter fun board book is a classic in the making. Go on an Easter Egg Hunt with bunnies, lambs, chicks, and ducklings.

6. Busy Easter

Busy Easter

Busy Easter is the ideal push, pull and slide book for busy hands and inquisitive minds. Because of the educational rhyming story and colourful illustrations, this book is full to the brim with activity ideas, imagination, and fun. Build up the Easter excitement with this sturdy and engaging board book!

7. Happy Easter! Baby Touch

Happy Easter book

This Touch and Feel Playbook for babies contains simple and bright illustrations and touch and feel elements. A delightful little book for the run-up for Easter!

8. Poppy and Sam and the Bunny

Poppy and Sam and the Bunny

Finger Puppet Books are an absolute delight, especially for 1–3-year-old bookworms. The charming illustrations combined with the soft finger puppet will bring a smile on your toddler's face. Also available: Poppy and Sam and the Lamb

9. The Rhyming Rabbit

Julia Donaldson's The Rhyming Rabbit is the ideal Easter read for 3–6-year-olds. The entertaining, slightly longer poem and glittering illustrations are especially suitable for slightly older bookworms. This book can be read all year round.

10. The Tale of Peter Rabbit

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Of course, Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit has to go on this list too! We all know Peter Rabbit's cute little adventure and Potter's glorious illustrations are still, even after over 100 years, an absolute delight. This is a true classic featuring the most famous rabbit in the world!

11. The Odd Egg

the odd egg children's book

Another glorious ‘surprise story’ by Emily Gravett! Duck finds an egg; he thinks it is very beautiful, but the other birds think it looks odd. Is the egg going to hatch? A fun read with lovely illustrations.

12. Ten Little Chicks

Ten Little Chicks book

Count the little chicks in this spring storybook with bold and bright artwork. Read the hilarious rhyme and practice your numbers!

13. Lizzy the Lamb

Lizzy the Lamb

Another lovely push, pull and slide book by Axel Scheffler. The gentle little rhyming story in this colourful board book combined with easy to move parts will keep young kids interested.

14. Hooray for Hoppy

Horray for Hoppy

After enjoying spring on his own, Hoppy gets a little lonely and wakes up his friends! Kids will love saying "Hooray" on each page and learn about the senses. It's the perfect bunny story for 2–4-year-olds.

15. Jonny Lambert's Farm

Jonny Lambert's Farm

This board book for 0–3-year-olds has especially big flaps! It's filled with fun illustrations of farm animals, tractors and much more. Learn more about the busy life on a farm. This sturdy lift-the-flap book will be a hit!

16. Bunnies on the Bus

Bunnies on the bus

Bunnies on the Bus is a funny rhyming story about bunnies that take over a bus! What will they encounter on their crazy ride across Sunnytown?

17. Beyond the Burrow

Beyond the Burrow book

'One small rabbit, one big world to explore'

You will read this beautiful heart-warming tale about courage and friendship over and over again! Beyond the Burrow has a lovely message: The unknown doesn't have to be frightening. Explore the detailed illustrations with your little one! This book is a Storytime delight.

18. Fluffy Chick

Fluffy Chick

Meet Chick's farm animal friends in Rod Campbell's Fluffy Chick, a lovely touch-and-feel springtime book for Toddlers.

19. The Easter Unicorn

Easter Unicorn

This beautiful pop-up book is a fantastic Easter read for 3–6-year-olds. The Easter Bunny needs a break; that's why the Easter Unicorn takes over his job this year. Happy Unicorn Easter! If you know a unicorn obsessed bookworm, then this will be the perfect Easter book.

20. Finger Printing Easter

Finger Printing Easter

If your little one already has too many sticker books, then this small Finger Printing Easter book will be the right pick! Make your own fingerprint sheep, frogs, flowers, eggs.... or do your own designs. Mess free Easter fun!

With our wonderful selection of the best Easter books, this year’s Easter celebrations will be an absolute hit! Happy Easter from The Wee Bookworms Team

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