One of the best ways to get your kiddos excited about Easter is by reading books about Easter! Easter may have a religious significance, but that doesn’t mean you can’t add fun and whimsical stories about egg hunts, games, and adventures. Kids will get excited if you read Easter stories before the holiday. On the blog today, I’m sharing 10 Best Easter Books For Kids. Your kiddos will surely love these picks. You can add these books to any Easter basket along with all the yummy, delicious sweets. This post contains affiliate links. Please read my Disclaimer for more information.
A Very Bunny Arizona: A Grand Canyon State Easter Adventure
Amazon says: The Easter Bunny is on the hunt in A Very Bunny Arizona: A Grand Canyon State Easter Adventure! His mission is to gather all the eggs not found by kids throughout Arizona. Help him find the hidden eggs as he hops around famous Arizona landmarks like the Grand Canyon and The Wave.
Pete the Cat-Big Easter Adventure
Amazon says: Pete jumps in to help the Easter Bunny in Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure—which comes complete with a poster, stickers, and a set of punch-out cards.
When Pete wakes up Easter morning, ready to check out his basket of goodies, he discovers the Easter Bunny needs a little extra help. Our favorite groovy blue cat puts on his bunny ears and finds a way to collect, paint, and hide the eggs all in time for Easter!
How to Catch The Easter Bunny
Amazon says: Finding eggs is easy, but can YOU catch the Easter Bunny in action this year? He has a basket full of treats and tricks for staying hidden―plus that bunny hippity hops with lightning speed! Start a new tradition with this bright and funny children’s Easter book: How To Catch The Easter Bunny, and get inspired to build STEAM traps of your own to pair with the read-aloud! Educators, families, and children will love this wonderfully creative opportunity to have fun and celebrate the holiday together.
The Berenstain Bears and the Easter Story
Amazon says: Young readers will understand the real meaning behind Easter in this addition to the Living Lights™ series of Berenstain Bears books. Children will discover that Easter is more than candy and egg hunts as they read about the Bear cubs at Sunday school, learning about Jesus’ resurrection and salvation in The Berenstain Bears and The Easter Story.
Happy Easter Mouse!
Amazon says: Join Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie in Happy Easter Mouse! As he goes on an Easter egg hunt! Who is hiding eggs in Mouse’s house? This adorable board book combines an engaging Easter theme with a story about colors!
This board book with sturdy pages is perfect for toddlers, who will enjoy the simple introduction to colors and counting. Each page has one or two sentences and points out a different color and number of eggs.
Starring the ever-popular Mouse, this is a colorful and fun addition to a little one’s Easter basket.
Amazon says: In this Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him in Creepy Carrots.
Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots.
He eats them on the way to school,
going to Little League,
He eats them, walking home.
Until the day the carrots start following him…or are they?
Celebrated artist Peter Brown’s stylish illustrations pair perfectly with Aaron Reynold’s text in this hilarious picture book that shows it’s all fun and games…until you get too greedy.
Happy Easter, Little Critter
Amazon says: An eggs-tra special, egg-citing tale featuring the beloved Little Critter in Happy Easter, Little Critter!
Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter is celebrating Easter in this classic, funny, and heartwarming book. Whether he’s dyeing eggs, searching for baskets, or snacking on sweets, both parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story. A perfect way to celebrate the Easter holiday!
The Good Egg Presents: The Great Eggscape!
Amazon says: The Good Egg Presents: The Great Eggscape is when the Good Egg and his pals escape their carton and drop into the store for a morning of fun, enjoyed by everybody.
Well, almost everybody.
Shel (an egg) isn’t a huge fan of group activities, especially when he’s made to be “It” for a game of hide-and-seek. Nevertheless, Shel doesn’t want to let his friends down, so he reluctantly plays, anyway. But after a morning of hiding and seeking, somebody’s still missing. Will the dozen eggs friends ever be reunited?
Find out in this hilarious egg hunt adventure that reminds us to break out of our shells and help our friends in need!
Peppa’s Easter Egg Hunt
Amazon says: Peppa and her friends go on an Easter egg hunt adventure in Peppa’s Easter Egg Hunt! Includes stickers! It’s springtime, and Grandpa Pig has set up an Easter egg hunt for Peppa Pig and her friends! Join Peppa, Rebecca Rabbit, and Freddy Fox as they search for delicious chocolate eggs and even see baby chicks hatching in the yard!
Duck & Goose, Here Comes the Easter Bunny!
Amazon says: New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out to celebrate spring in this sturdy board book Duck & Goose, Here Comes the Easter Bunny! Duck & Goose have lots of ideas about how to find the Easter Bunny, but will they succeed? Preschoolers won’t resist this latest board book featuring Duck & Goose, lots of colorful eggs, and the Easter Bunny.