The 10 Best Easter books for Children

By sara / April 12, 2017

These books are perfect last minute items for your children’s Easter baskets. They are going to be full of sugar from all the fun Easter activities and these books are a perfect way to calm them down from all of the excitment. These books are perfect to read to them before or after the bunny visits your house. Some of these books will spark your children’s imagination and others will answer their questions about the true meaning of Easter. These are the 10 Best Easter Books for Children.

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Pinkalicious: Eggstraordinary Easter is by bestselling author Victoria Kann. Pinkalicious wakes up to an exciting note from none other than the Easter bunny himself. She finds that the note is actually directions that will take her on a fun scavenger hunt with the whole Pinkerton family. This book is a fun way to set up a scavenger hunt of your very own for your children to wake up to on Easter morning.

Thomas and the Easter Eggs is one of the classic little gold books and it includes everyone’s favorite train, Thomas. Thomas has to come up with a way to save the Easter egg hunt from being a complete and total disaster. This book is recommended for children ages 2-5 and anyone that love Thomas the train. This book is full of beautiful images that your children will love. Read this book to find out if Thomas can save the day or if this will be the worst Easter of all time.

How to Catch the Easter Bunny is by Adam Wallace. This book will be an instant classic in your family as soon as you read it. This is a fun story about trying to catch the Easter bunny. During the course of this book the main character sets all kinds of silly traps in order to get ready for the big day. Once all these traps have been set all that is left to do is wait for the perfect opportunity. Will these traps actually work? Will the Easter bunny finally get caught? Read this book with your family to find out.

Llama Llama Easter Egg is the perfect size and durability for the hands of little readers. This book is very short and the pictures will be able to hold your child’s attention until the end. The “Llama Llama” books are full of fun rhymes that are easy for your children to follow along with. This book is about Easter and all of the fun and colorful things that are involved with the holiday like brightly colored Easter eggs and yummy treats.

God Gave us Easter is by Lisa Tawn Bergren. The main character in this book is a young cub that is celebrating Eater with her family. She begins to ask her parents questions about this special holiday and what it is truly about. This book is perfect for children that have questions about the religious background of the holiday. This book explains Easter in very simple terms that will be easy for your children to understand.

Duck & Goose Here comes the Easter Bunny is a fun book for the curious little ones in your life. Duck and Goose go on an adventure to find the Easter bunny and your children will be able to go along for the ride. The question is will they actually find the Easter bunny? You will have to get this book and find out. Your children will love this book and all of the bright colors of the illustrations.

The Night Before Easter is by Natasha Wing. "Twas the night before Easter, just before dawn,Not a creature was stirring out on the lawn.” This book is a spinoff from the popular Christmas Story “Twas the Night Before Christmas”. This book centers around the Easter Bunny and what he does the night before Easter. This book could be the start of a fun new Easter Eve tradition before your children go to bed.

Happy Easter Mouse Is By Laura Numeroff, the author of the popular book “If you give... series”. This book has a very interactive and will have your children engaged until the very end. This book will follow the Mouse around his house as he tries to figure out who is leaving him Easter eggs. This art in this book is very colorful and is perfect for young children who love to look at pictures.

Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure is by James Dean. This book follows Pete the Cat on a fun filled Easter quest. This book is perfect for your little ones that have not learned to read yet because this is a picture book. This book is full of beautiful illustrations that your children will love. On this adventure Pete the Cat will help the Easter Bunny. This book comes with stickers and fun Easter activities that will help them celebrate Easter.

The Berenstain Bears and the Easter Story is by Jan and Mike Berenstain. This is a great book for any children that love the Berenstain Bears. This book will help teach your children that Easter is about more than just candy and fun Easter toys. Mama and Papa teach their children about Jesus and his resurrection and how his sacrifice is way more important than any candy that they could ever get in their Easter basket.