Enjoy One of These Egg-cellent Easter-Themed Books

As I sit here compiling this book list for you guys, there are snow flurries coming down outside my window. I am so tired of cold weather and snow! I’m sure you’re as ready for warmth and sunshine as I am. These books will fill your story time with spring colors and flowers and a lot of soft, furry animals. Chin up, friends, warmer weather and budding flowers are just around the corner! Happy Easter!

grandpa bunny1. Grandpa Bunny– a Little Golden Book Classic

I remember my grandma reading me this book as a child and I still love it today. Follow Great Grandpa Bunny Bunny as he and the bunny babies add beautiful details to each season of nature. Heart warming with a bittersweet ending.

2. The Golden Egg Book– a Little Golden Book

This is another classic that is just so adorable. Though not technically about Easter, it brings the promise of new life and new friendship; two of the basic principles of the Easter season.

3. Happy Easter, Little Critter– Mercer Mayer

Join Little Critter as he and his attend church, dye eggs and join in an egg hunt. Fun with a cute message.

easter story4. The Berenstain Bears and the Easter Story– Jan & Mike Berenstain

Our favorite bear family presents the religious side of Easter without being scary.

5. The Berenstain Bears and the Real Easter Eggs– Stan Berenstain

Sister and Brother Bear realize the true meaning of Easter isn’t about candy and finding the most plastic eggs.

6. Here Comes the Easter Cat– Deborah Underwood

Every child and parent will chuckle their way through this story of the cat who is tired of sharing the spotlight with the Easter Bunny.

7. LEGO CITY: Follow That Easter Egg!– Trey King

Watch as two crooks formulate a plan to steal a golden egg being transported to the museum.

easter bugs8. Easter Bugs– David A. Carter

Pop-up books really stress me out but kids love them so much! This one is super fun with the crazy bugs and their Easter eggs.

9. Easter Crack Ups by Katy Hall

I love the idea of this joke book for kids. My son is just trying to grasp the idea of jokes so I think he will love memorizing the jokes from this and retelling them to his friends.

10. Rechenka’s Eggs– Patricia Polacco

A beautiful story about helping others, forgiveness and miracles.

Here some colorful board books for the little guys and gals:

llama easterLlama Llama Easter Egg by Anna Dewdney

Easter touch and feel by Roger Priddy

Where Are Babies Easter Eggs? by Karen Katz

About Meghan Zeile

Mom-in-the-know and local writer for Rochester Media. Always looking for tips with kids, family life, and fun local adventures. Contact at Meghan@rochestermedia.com

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