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Easter is just around the corner! We look forward to Easter and also the newness of spring! One of our favorite ways to celebrate Easter is by reading Easter picture books. We usually read a couple of books each night leading up to Easter Day.
30+ Easter Picture Books
The list of 30+ Easter Picture Books are perfect for read-alouds. They are also great for budding readers who are just beginning to practice reading on their own or with someone. The books are about Easter themes. Some of the books have the added bonus of including counting and colors.
The list is divided onto sections based on the books reading level. The baby and toddler books are usually board books and are great for reading together. While the preschool and kindergarten Easter picture books section is great for beginning readers to read with you. Finally, the 1st – 4th grade section is great for read-alouds and for growing readers to read on their own.
Baby – Toddler
Happy Easter, Mouse! by Laura Numeroff – Join Mouse as he goes on an Easter egg hunt! Who is hiding eggs in Mouse’s house? Also points out a different color and number of eggs. Baby – Toddler
Llama Llama Easter Egg by Anna Dewdney – The Easter Bunny brings lots of treats for Llama Llama like some jelly beans and colorful eggs. Also a fluffy surprise! Baby – Toddler
Ollie’s Easter Eggs by Olivier Dunrea – Gossie, Gertie, BooBoo, and Peedie are all dyeing Easter eggs. But Ollie wants Easter eggs too and he has a plan on how he’ll get them! Toddler – Preschool
Peppa’s Easter Egg Hunt – 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! Baby – Preschool
Hoppy Clubhouse Easter by Marcy Kelman – What happens when Pete hatches a sneaky plan for winning the Bunny Hop Race? Find out in this eggs-cellent adventure. Toddler – Preschool
The Great Easter Race! by Sesame Workshop – It’s Easter morning, and all of Sesame Street is gathered at the park for the Great Easter Race. Who will win the day? Fun surprises wait around every turn, so come along with Elmo and all the Sesame Street friends! Toddler – Preschool
Biscuit’s Pet & Play Easter by Alyssa Satin Capucilli – Pet the fuzzy yellow chick and hunt for shiny Easter eggs as you join Biscuit in this Easter touch-and-feel adventure! Baby – Toddler
Spot’s Easter Surprise by Eric Hill – It’s Easter, and Spot and his friends hunt for eggs at Spot’s grandparent’s house. Once everyone has collected the eggs, there is still a surprise waiting in the bushes. What could it be? Baby – Preschool
Count on the Easter Pups! – Help Skye, Chase, Marshall, and the rest of Adventure Bay’s amazing pups get ready for Easter while learning to count from one to ten. Toddler – Preschool
Disney Minnie’s Easter Adventure by Maggie Fischer – When Minnie and Goofy accidentally hide Mickey’s lucky egg in the town Easter egg hunt, they need to rally all of their friends together to help find it. Toddler – Preschool
Preschool – Kindergarten
Duck & Goose, Here Comes the Easter Bunny! by Tad Hills – Duck & Goose have lots of ideas about how to find the Easter Bunny, but will they succeed? Preschool
Happy Easter, Curious George by R.P. Anderson – One fine Easter morning, George and the man with the yellow hat head to the park. George can’t help but join in the fun when he sees children dyeing Easter eggs . . . but what’s that man doing with their prized creations? Preschool
Here Comes T. Rex Cottontail by Lois G. Grambling – Peter Cottontail is out sick, and there’s only one dinosaur who’s up to the task of delivering his eggs on Easter: T. Rex! So all T. Rex has to do is work on hopping—without the wiggle. But He keeps breaking all the eggs! Join T. Rex and his friends as he saves the day in a very special way. Will practice make perfect? Preschool – 1st Grade
Happy Easter, Little Critter by Mercer Mayer – Little Critter is celebrating Easter by dyeing eggs, searching for baskets, and also snacking on sweets. Toddler – Kindergarten
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick! by Lucille Colandro – A wacky new Easter version of the classic “There Was an Old Lady” song! This time, the hungry old lady swallows a chick, some straw, an egg, some candy, a basket, and a bow! And just as she’s hopping and skipping along, who should she meet but the Easter Bunny! Preschool – Kindergarten
The Easter Egg by Jan Brett – 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. Discouraged, he goes into the woods to think when a blue robin’s egg tumbles out of its nest. Hoppi keeps it safe and warm until the baby bird hatches, and when the Easter Rabbit arrives, he declares the empty blue eggshell the very best one to reward Hoppi for his kindness. Preschool – Kindergarten
The Easter Bunny’s Assistant by Jan Thomas – Who knew the Easter Bunny had an assistant? Well, in this picture book, he does, and he is a skunk. When the Easter Bunny sets out to teach Skunk the ways of Easter egg dyeing, in five simple steps, they immediately run into problems. Preschool – Kindergarten
How to Track an Easter Bunny by Sue Fliess – On the night before Easter, the Easter Bunny will show up to hide her eggs and then disappear as quickly as she came. However, if you’re careful and clever and quick, you can set up a bunny nest that will let you track the Easter Bunny, and then you’ll be sure to find all her hidden treasures, no matter where they might be! Preschool – Kindergarten
1st – 4th Grade
The Story of the Easter Bunny by Katherine Tegen – Everyone knows who the Easter Bunny is. Each year, he comes with a basket of painted eggs and chocolates for children. But not everybody knows where he comes from. Preschool – 2nd Grade
Here Comes the Easter Cat by Deborah Underwood – Why should the Easter Bunny get all the love? That’s what Cat would like to know. So he decides to take over: He dons his sparkly suit, jumps on his Harley, and roars off into the night. But it turns out delivering Easter eggs is hard work. Preschool – 2nd Grade
Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure by James Dean – 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! Preschool – 3rd Grade
The Night Before Easter by Natasha Wing – The Easter bunny takes center stage in this delightful spin on Clement C. Moore’s beloved poem that will send families hopping to the bookstore for an Easter treat sweeter than any sugar plum! Preschool – 3rd Grade
Marley and the Great Easter Egg Hunt by John Grogan – The day of the annual town Easter Egg Hunt has arrived, and Marley and his family are ready to find the biggest, most eggstravagant egg! But will his wild egg chase end up with Marley finding the big, glorious egg before the hunt is over? Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
The Tooth Fairy vs. the Easter Bunny by Jamies L.B. Deenihan – What happens when the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny go head-to-head in this silly picture book perfect for anyone who’s ever lost a tooth or found an Easter egg! Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
Turkey’s Eggcellent Easter by Wendi Silvano – Easter is almost here—and Turkey knows just how to celebrate. He’s going to win the eggstra-special Easter egg hunt! But there’s a problem! And it’s that animals aren’t allowed to enter. So he and his barnyard friends come up with a top-secret plan. With his trademark disguises and a whole lot of help, Turkey goes undercover. Will his basket of tricks help him win a prize? Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
The Biggest Easter Basket Ever by Steven Kroll – When Mouseville prepares for a gala Easter celebration on the village green, complete with a biggest Easter Basket contest, two lovable mice learn a lesson in cooperation — and fun! Kindergarten – 3rd Grade
Fancy Nancy and the Missing Easter Bunny by Jane O’Connor – Fancy Nancy can’t wait for Easter. And this year, JoJo’s class pet, Nibbles the bunny, is staying at the Clancys’ house for the weekend. But when Bree and Freddy come over to begin an Easter egg hunt, Nibbles goes missing! It’s up to Nancy to find her before anyone notices she’s gone. Kindergarten – 3rd Grade
Pinkalicious: Eggstraordinary Easter by Victoria Kann – When Pinkalicious wakes up on Easter morning, she finds a note from Edgar Easter Bunny that sends the Pinkerton family on an eggsciting Easter scavenger hunt! 1st Grade – 3rd Grade
Fancy Nancy’s Elegant Easter by Jane O’Connor – Throwing a fabulous and fancy Easter party is a very big job—and Nancy and Bree are in charge of decorating. 1st Grade – 3rd Grade
How to Catch the Easter Bunny by Adam Wallace – You’ve been planning night and day for weeks, and finally you’ve created the perfect trap! Now all you need to do is wait. Is this the year you’ll finally catch the Easter Bunny in action? 1st Grade – 4th Grade
Junie B. Jones Dumb Bunny by Barbara Park – So Lucille is having an Easter egg hunt at her rich expensive mansion! And guess what? The winner gets a play date to swim in Lucille’s heated indoor swimming pool! Only, here is the problem. How did Junie B. get stuck wearing a big dumb bunny suit? 1st Grade – 4th Grade
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So do you have any fun Easter picture books to recommend to us for next time? If you so, please share them in the comments below!
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