Hop On Over for Story Time with 30 Easter Books the Kids Will Love!

Emily Manning

Emily Manning

March 31, 2022

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Skip the chocolate and candy – this treat is a snuggly, cuddly story time with one of these fun Easter books!

These engaging Easter books are also fun to read all year round, and feature many favourite and iconic characters such as Paddington, Llama Llama, Spot, Mr Men and Little Miss, Pete the Cat, and more…as well as plenty of mischievous bunnies, chicks and lambs!

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Easter Books for Babies and Toddlers

That’s Not My Bunny…

That's Not My Bunny for Easter books

That’s Not My Bunny… is a delightful touchy-feely book with simple, repetitive text. Bright, colourful illustrations with textures to touch and feel on every page. Helps very young children develop language and sensory skills.

Spring (Bright Baby Touch and Feel)

Spring for easter books

With pictures to celebrate the arrival of a new season, Spring is an engaging book to share with babies and toddlers.

There are chicks, bunnies, spring flowers and photographs of other familiar Spring things to look at, and the pages have different touch-and-feel textures, which little fingers will love to explore.

My First Easter

My First Easter for easter books

My First Easter is a high contrast book for babies.

Discover the power of enjoyable images for babies, help them learn to focus, improve a vision, and even boost memory, but above all, that will stimulate physical, emotional and cognitive development.

Spot’s First Easter

It’s Easter, and the Easter Bunny has hidden some eggs for Spot to find! There’s lots of fun (and chocolate) to be had for Spot and all his friends as they join the hunt.

Toddlers will love discovering the Easter egg hunt in this classic picture book, Spot’s First Easter. With fun flaps to train fine motor skills and an adventure to encourage curiosity and exploration, this is great for early learning and play.

Fluffy Chick

Fluffy Chick for Easter books

Meet all your favourite springtime farm animals in Fluffy Chick, a fun touch-and-feel farm animal book from the creator of the bestselling preschool classic, Dear Zoo.

Follow Chick around the farm and meet all her animal friends: stroke the woolly lamb, feel the cow’s smooth horns and then lift the flap at the end to find out who is hiding under mother hen’s wing!

This touch-and-feel springtime story from the creator of Dear Zoo is sure to delight young children, with different textures to discover, a lift-the-flap ending and a whole host of favourite farm animals to meet, including a little chick with fluffy yellow feathers – the perfect Easter treat.

E is for Easter (BabyLit Alphabet Series)

In E is for Easter, the latest alphabet primer from artist Greg Paprocki, Easter and spring are celebrated with wonderful colourful and vintage-looking illustrations.

Toddlers can enjoy illustrations of such things as the Easter Bunny, baskets overflowing with candy, children decorating Easter eggs, an Easter egg hunt, and beautiful springtime flowers.

Llama Llama Easter Egg by Anna Dewdney

Llama Llama Easter Egg for Easter books

Anna Dewdney’s New York Times bestselling series continues with the Llama Llama Easter Egg board book, where the Easter Bunny brings lots of treats for Llama Llama – jelly beans, colourful eggs, and a fluffy surprise!

With short and simple rhyming text, the Llama Llama board books introduce Llama Llama to babies and toddlers before they’re ready for longer full-length stories. And their small size and durable pages are perfect for little hands.

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Easter Books for Kids

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit has been an icon of children’s literature, starring in everything from books to toys to films! This original tale sees Peter at his most adventurous, cheekiest and lovable self as he wriggles into Mr. McGregor’s garden – and into reader’s hearts.

Beatrix Potter’s original text of The Tale of Peter Rabbit appears here in full, along with her beautifully engaging illustrations in a new format, perfect to introduce children to this famous rabbit.

How to Catch the Easter Bunny by Adam Wallace

How to CAtch the Easter Bunny for Easter books

I’ve been working long and hard
with all my peeps and crew.
We’ve made the eggs, and now I’m here
to bring them all to you!

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 How to Catch the Easter Bunny – this bright and funny children’s Easter book is a New York Times and USA Today bestseller!

Five Little Chicks by Lily Murray

Five Little Chicks for Easter books

Five little chicks went out one day
Over the hills and far away.
Mamma Hen said, “Hurry back to me!”
Now how many chicks can you see?

Join this fluffy little family on a beautiful walk through the countryside in Five Little Chicks. There’s so much to see as Mamma Hen and her brood wind through a flowery meadow, a bluebell wood, a field full of lambs and a busy farmyard. Along the way, they meet all kinds of baby animals and their parents. But wait – the chicks are disappearing one by one… Whatever are they up to? Lift the flaps to find the chicks and discover a fantastic surprise ending.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Easter Picnic

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Easter Picnic for Easter books

Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar as he explores the outdoors, meeting lots of friendly creatures for a delicious Easter picnic.

Packed with bright illustrations and easy-to-read sentences, this board book is perfect for little hands. With a sparkly fold-out surprise at the end, young readers will adore this Easter twist on the classic tale.

Mr Men & Little Miss: The Easter Bunny by Roger Hargreaves

Mr Men Little Miss Easter Bunny for Easter books

Have you ever met the Easter Bunny? Little Miss Tiny has and she knows exactly how he creates the right egg for the right person, but you’ll have to read the story to find out!

Get ready for a spring tale with surprises galore and lots of chocolate in Mr Men & Little Miss: The Easter Bunny.

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If you’re looking to entertain family and friends over the coming weeks, you won’t want to miss these great ideas for Easter desserts that are fun, easy and utterly delicious!

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The Rhyming Rabbit by Julia Donaldson

The Rhyming Rabbit loves to make up entertaining poems, inspired by everything he sees, but the other rabbits don’t appreciate his talent for rhyme. Sad and lonely, the Rhyming Rabbit sets off one starry night all on his own – will he ever find someone to share his poems with?

The Rhyming Rabbit is a clever rhyming adventure from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard. With brilliant rhyming verse, bright and distinctive illustrations and glitter on every page, this story is a delight to read aloud.

National Trust: The Great Big Egg Hunt

The Great Big Egg Hunt is a charming interactive Easter book from the National Trust – perfect for sharing at springtime!

Follow Rabbit as she sets off on an exciting lift-the-flap egg hunt adventure. But all is not quite as it seems… Will Rabbit ever find any eggs to put in her basket? Or will she find something even better along the way?

With lots of sturdy flaps to lift on every page and a simple story introducing cute animal characters, this delightful springtime board book is full of surprises and perfect for reading over Easter!

Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure by James Dean

Pete the Cat Easter Adventure for Easter books

New York Times bestseller author and artist James Dean brings us along for a hippity-hoppity Easter adventure with the coolest cat around! 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 favourite groovy blue cat puts on his bunny ears and finds a way to collect, paint, and hide the eggs all in time for Easter.

Pete jumps in to help the Easter Bunny in Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure which comes complete with 12 Easter cards, a fold-out poster, and stickers.

We’re Going on an Egg Hunt by Martha Mumford

We're Going on an Egg Hunt

We’re going on an egg hunt.
We’re going to find them all.
We’re REALLY excited.
Hooray for Easter Day!

Join the Easter Bunnies as they set off on an exciting lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt. With ten eggs to find and count, it’s great fun. But watch out for the obstacles along the way – lambs, chicks, bees and ducks – and there’s even a wolfish surprise, so do take care.

We’re Going on an Egg Hunt is based on the traditional ‘We’re Going on a Lion Hunt’ rhyme, this will be a huge hit with all fans of the classic We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.

Poppy and Sam’s Easter Egg Hunt

Poppy and Sam's Easter Egg Hunt for Easter books

Poppy and Sam are searching for Easter eggs on Apple Tree Farm. Children will love looking through the peep holes in this charming book to discover the colourful eggs, following finger trails to trace the flight of a butterfly or bee, and spotting Daisy the cow, Clucky the hen and Rusty the pig along the way in Poppy and Sam’s Easter Egg Hunt.

Hop Little Bunnies: A Lift-the-Flap Adventure

There are lots of sleepy animals to wake up in this bouncy, energetic picture book from the illustrator of the bestselling We’re Going on an Egg Hunt. Lift the flaps, then hop with the little bunnies, cheep with the chicks, baa with the lambs and mew with the kittens.

From The Sunday Times bestselling series, Hop Little Bunnies is an interactive book, full of non-stop fun, based on the popular nursery rhyme ‘Sleeping Bunnies’. This is full of the joys of spring and the perfect gift all year round.

The Great Big Easter Egg Hunt

The Great Big Easter Egg Hunt for Easter books

Help Peter Rabbit find the missing Easter eggs in this fun lift-the-flap book!

Peter is so excited for the Easter picnic – there will be carrots and radishes, fresh lemonade and, best of all, Easter eggs for everyone! But Peter accidentally knocks over everyone’s Easter eggs, and now he has to find them all before the picnic starts!

The Great Big Easter Egg Hunt is filled with fun flaps to lift as you help Peter look for all the missing Easter eggs.

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Supertato: The Great Eggscape by Sue Hendra

Supertato: The Great Eggscape is a new adventure and irresistibly chocolate-y caper starring Supertato and the Evil Pea!

It’s night-time in the supermarket and SOMEONE has stolen ALL the Easter eggs! Never fear! Supertato and the veggies have a plan to get them back. It’s eggciting, it’s eggcellent, but will it also be…foiled?! There’s only one way to find out!

Little Grey Rabbit: Hare and the Easter Eggs by Alison Uttley

When Hare ventures into town one night he is delighted to see a display of chocolate eggs in the window of the store. But no one really knows why they are there.

Join Hare, Little Grey Rabbit, Squirrel and all the creatures of the countryside as they celebrate their first Easter in Little Grey Rabbit: Hare and the Easter Eggs.

Roald Dahl: Easter EGGstravaganza

Roald Dahl Easter Eggstravaganza for Easter books

Easter Eggs are scrumptious!
Every chiddler knows that’s true.

But have you ever heard
That you can eat them all year through…?

Discover the delumptious fun to be had with your chocolate eggs in this licky, sticky celebration of Easter! Easter Eggstravaganza is inspired by the wonderful world of Roald Dahl, this rhyming board book has flaps and shiny eggs inside.

Lizzy the Lamb: A Push, Pull, Slide Book by Axel Scheffler

Lizzy the Lamb for Easter books

Little ones can join in the fun with Lizzy the Lamb by pulling out the sliders, pushing up the tabs and making lots of noise down in the fields. Follow Lizzy as she leaps, bounces and baas all the day long!

Young children will love playing with this bright and colourful board book with gentle rhyming text, from the award-winning illustrator of The Gruffalo.

The Spring Rabbit: An Easter Tale by Angela McAllister

At the end of winter, a girl named Spring awakes from her slumber in the snow. She travels through the forest and finds a little bird that has fallen from a tree. The bird is so cold and weak that Spring can hardly hear its heartbeat, so she turns it into a rabbit with thick, soft fur so it will be warm.

To show their gratitude, birds gather eggs which Rabbit collects in a beautiful basket. Spring tells Rabbit to give them to the children so that they will know Spring is here.

The Spring Rabbit is a beautiful tale that shows young children how the Easter Bunny came to be.

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Get creative and keep the kids amused with these fun printable Easter colouring pages for kids – guaranteed to brighten up your Springtime!

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Paddington’s Easter Egg Hunt

Paddington's Easter Hunt for easter books

Paddington is excited to be organising an Easter egg hunt for his neighbours. But, from finding empty supermarket shelves, to buying a box of broken Easter eggs, Paddington wonders if the hunt can ever go ahead. That is, until Mr Gruber’s book on Roman mosaics and some sticky marmalade give him a brilliant idea!

Paddington’s Easter Egg Hunt is a deliciously funny Easter story, perfect for Paddington fans!

Clara Claus Saves Easter by Bonnie Bridgman

Christmas may be over for another year, but when Rowan the forest elf goes missing and the Santa Scouts are in trouble, Clara Claus and her brother Nick must investigate.

Traveling from their home in the North Pole, they enlist the help of Gordon the grumpy gnome to track down the mysterious E.B. But with bunnies and squirrels to train and chocolate to wrap, can Clara and Nick crack the case to deliver the perfect Easter?

Clara Claus Saves Easter is the latest in the Clara Claus series for young readers.

Easter Activity Books

Where’s the Bunny?

Easter is approaching fast. The rabbits are busy in their workshop decorating chocolate eggs. They can’t wait to fill their baskets with these tasty treasures and deliver them to children around the world. But disaster strikes when a whole batch fall down the rabbit hole and land in Fairyland. From searching under the sea with the Little Mermaid to scouring the genie’s cave with Aladdin, this Fairyland hunt is a magical search-and-find adventure.

Where’s the Bunny is a seasonal puzzle challenge, taking children on an enchanting journey through their favourite fairy tales and testing their spotting skills as they try to find Bunny, eggs and a chirping chick or two.

Where’s the Golden Egg?

Where's the Golden Egg for easter books

It’s a tragedy! The wondrous Golden Egg, the source of the Great Easter Bunny’s chocolate power, has disappeared. Without it, there will be no chocolate for Easter. But Tabatha Hopkins is on the case. Help her find the Golden Egg and save Easter!

Where’s the Golden Egg? is an egg-cellent search-and-find book with over 50 things to spot in every scene, from cupcakes and carrots to polar bears and Easter eggs.

Usborne Easter Sticker Book

Easter Sticker Book for non chocolate easter gifts

This colourful Easter sticker book with Easter-themed scenes has over 400 stickers to decorate. Scenes include Easter bunnies hiding their eggs, an Easter parade and Easter eggs to decorate.

Little Sticker Dolly Dressing Easter

Little Sticker Dolly Easter

Dress the dolls in this Easter Dolly Sticker Book as they discover lots of springtime activities, such as feeding newborn lambs, playing with Easter bunnies, going on an Easter egg hunt and feeding baby birds.

Hop On Over for Story Time with 30 Easter Books the Kids Will Love! - Mykidstime

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Published On: March 31st, 2022 / Categories: Entertainment / Last Updated: April 18th, 2022 / Tags: , /

About the Author: Emily Manning

Emily Manning
Emily is the coffee-loving Editor of MyKidsTime. Mum of one daughter and two naughty Tibetan Terriers, she is particularly partial to Curly Wurlys and unable to resist pretty stationery and new cookbooks. As an avid foodie and domestic goddess-wannabe, she is most likely to be found in the kitchen.

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