There is never a bad time to share a new book with your child, and Easter is no exception. The coming of spring sparks wonder as flowers bloom and birds, insects, and wildlife emerge from their winter hiding. Books make perfect Easter Basket stuffers, and when you select the right books about Easter, they can be just as sweet as candy. We’ve handpicked some Children’s Easter books that are beloved classics and a few that will be loved by a new generation. You are going to love these 20 Best Easter Books for Children!
Easter Books for Babies
Selecting books about Easter for babies is so much fun. Look for Easter board books, books with bright colors and books with pages that babies can touch and feel.
Pat the Bunny is a classic children’s Easter book that you likely enjoyed as a child. The touch and feel pages provide baby with a wonderful tactile experience as you cuddle for story time.
Hippity, Hoppity, Little Bunny – Babies will enjoy following the little bunny rabbit and its adorable bird friends in this finger puppet Easter book as they hunt for Easter eggs. Wiggle the puppet to make the bunny in the story come alive!
The Tale of Peter Rabbit – Beatrix Potter and Easter books go hand in hand. Teach baby the classic story of Peter Rabbit with this easy-to-handle board book version of the classic story about bunnies and springtime.
Baby Animals (Touch & Feel) – Build baby’s vocabulary as you explore colorful pictures of baby animals, rhyming text to read aloud, and touch and feel textures in this interactive book.
Happy Easter, Mouse – Everyone’s favorite cookie-loving mouse is back in a fun Easter story about colors. The board book format is perfect for babies.
Llama Llama Easter Egg – Llama Llama receives some treats from the Easter Bunny! This rhyming book is short, so it’s perfect for babies who aren’t ready for long stories just yet.
The Bunny Rabbit Show – The bunnies are putting on a show, and you have a seat in the front row! Babies will love this playful board book.
Where Are Baby’s Easter Eggs? Can Baby find all of the Easter eggs? Babies will love this fun and playful lift a flap book.
Happy & Hoppy – Lift the flap to find out what’s inside. Babies will excitedly explore with the animals as they welcome the arrival of spring with fun Easter traditions.
Easter Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Little Blue Truck Springtime – Little Blue Truck and his good friend Toad are headed out to explore the changes at the farm in springtime. Lift the flap to discover what’s new!
The Itsy Bitsy Bunny – This playful sing-a-long book is an Easter-themed rendition of Itsy Bitsy Spider. The whole family will love singing along to the story about the Itsy Bitsy Bunny.
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick – The hungry old lady swallows a chick, some straw, an egg, some candy, a basket, and a bow! What happens next? This Easter book for kids will be sure to generate some laughter.
The Great Eggscape – The Good Egg and his friends escape their carton and have a wonderful morning of fun.
Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure – Younger kids love Pete the Cat and his groovy adventures. This time he’s on a mission to help the Easter Bunny. Will they get all the baskets filled on time?
How to Catch the Easter Bunny – Finding eggs is simple compared to trying to catch the Easter Bunny as he makes his delivery. The Easter Bunny has all kinds of tricks but can the kids outsmart him?
The Easter Egg – If Hoppi can make the best Easter egg, he will get to help the Easter Rabbit with his deliveries on Easter morning. But it is not so easy. Take in Jan Brett’s beautiful illustrations as you enjoy this story about kindness.
We’re Going On An Egg Hunt – The bunnies are going on an egg hunt! Can they avoid the obstacles and find all ten?
The Bunnies Are Not in Their Beds – The bunnies won’t stay in bed. They just want to play. Parents and kids will enjoy this fun bedtime book.
Flora and the Chicks – Flora needs to keep up with all the chicks as the eggs begin to hatch. Can she do it? Find out as you read this fun counting book.