Easter: Board Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about Easter?

Easter is a special time of year. It’s a time when Spring is finally here and the sun is out again. New life is everywhere and everyone seems to be a little more cheery. We have compiled a list of books that has all of this happiness wrapped up in one place for you. We hope you find some Easter books here that will bring new life to you and your kids.

E Is for Easter book
#1
E Is for Easter
Written and illustrated by Greg Paprocki
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3
Thoughts from Mom of Boys

This book has darling illustrations. It has a simple phrase for each letter of the alphabet that corresponds to Easter. It includes religious phrases as well as commercially celebrated parts of Easter.

Introduce your brilliant baby to the ABCs with this colorfully illustrated primer about the joys of Easter. In the latest alphabet primer from artist Greg Paprocki, Easter and the rites of spring are celebrated with Paprocki’s wonderful colorful and vintage-looking illustrations. Your 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. Part of the BabyLit Alphabet Series. Greg Paprocki works full-time as an illustrator and book designer. In addition to illustrating several Curious George books, he’s provided illustrations for a number of books for Gibbs Smith, including A Is for Atom, S Is for Santa, B Is for Boo, S Is for School, and The Big Book of Superheroes. He began his career as an advertising art director after studying fine art and graphic design at the University of Nebraska. He lives in Lincoln, Nebraska.

The Night Before Easter book
#2
The Night Before Easter
Written by Natasha Wing and illustrated by Kathy Couri
board book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

“Twas the night before Easter, just before dawn, Not a creature was stirring out on the lawn.”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!

The Itsy Bitsy Bunny book
#3
The Itsy Bitsy Bunny
Written by Jeffrey Burton and illustrated by Sanja Rescek
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-4

The itsy bitsy bunny is ready for an Easter adventure as he tries to deliver the best Easter ever. A bouncy twist on the classic nursery rhyme The Itsy Bitsy Spider.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Easter Colors book
#4
The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Easter Colors
Written and illustrated by Eric Carle
board book
Recommend Ages: 3-5

Celebrate the bright and cheerful colors of Easter with The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

The colors of the rainbow jump off the page in this colorful celebration of the Easter season. Young readers will love learning about colors along with The Very Hungry Caterpillar in this delightful board book filled with the joyful art of Eric Carle.

Llama Llama Easter Egg book
#5
Llama Llama Easter Egg
Written and illustrated by Anna Dewdney
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

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.

In Llama Llama Easter Egg, the Easter Bunny brings lots of treats for Llama Llama: jelly beans, colorful eggs, and a fluffy surprise!

  1. Spot's Easter Surprise - Excited about the big Easter egg hunt at his grandparent’s house, Spot and his friends search for the hidden treats, but when he sees something special in the bushes, Spot knows that it is the perfect gift for his grandparents. On board pages.

  2. Catch That Egg! - Hop along and enjoy the bouncy rhymes of this lovely Easter story, perfect for fans of Duck & Goose and Little Blue Truck! Floppit’s farmyard friends have had enough of his enormous bunny feet causing chaos! But his big clumsy feet might just save the day when Chicken’s egg rolls away . . . Join bunny Floppit and all the favorite barnyard animals for an adventure told in an upbeat rhyme that’s just as bouncy as Floppit’s giant feet. With soft, adorable illustrations and a reassuring story about acceptance and fitting in, this book is perfect for Easter baskets and spring celebrations.

  3. An Egg for Bunny - A new springtime board book all about the joys of unexpected friendships. A perfect addition to any Easter basket! Hop along with a curious bunny as it meets a brand-new friend that just happens to be . . . an egg! Full of heart and humor, this endearing story celebrates the one-of-a-kind curiosity of childhood and the realization that a new friendship can “hatch” at any moment.

  4. Jane Foster's Easter - Introduce little ones to Easter in this bold and graphic board book by illustrator and textile designer Jane Foster. In this beautiful and sophisticated board book, children will be introduced to bold images of Easter and spring, such as Easter baskets, Easter eggs, lambs, bunnies, flowers, and more! Praise for Jane Foster’s ABC and Jane Foster’s 123: “Both titles are stunningly simple, but Foster is able to create some truly arresting images here, making both books pleasurable repeat reads. A fetching and effective introduction to the world of numbers.” -starred review, Kirkus Reviews “It’s a book that style-minded parents and kids can appreciate equally.” -starred review, Publishers Weekly “This unusually attractive counting board book from the British illustrator and textile designer Jane Foster shows off her style in a way that will catch-and hold-the eye of grown-ups and younger children alike.” -New York Times Children’s Board Book roundup review

10 Easter Egg Hunters book
#10
10 Easter Egg Hunters
Written by Janet Schulman and illustrated by Linda Davick
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Children search for ten eggs hidden by a bunny.

Easter Counting book
#11
Easter Counting
Written and illustrated by Barbara Barbieri McGrath
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

A colorful choice for little ones awaiting the Easter Bunny! This brightly illustrated shape-cut board book introduces the youngest readers to counting as they hunt for holiday treats including bunnies, eggs, and flowers. Easter Counting is the fifth title in the First Celebrations series, which includes Halloween Colors, Thanksgiving Counting, Christmas Colors and Counting, and Valentine’s Shapes. Add this colorful book to your collection of Easter books!

Little Rabbit's Easter book
#12
Little Rabbit's Easter
Written and illustrated by Algy Craig Hall
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-4

Come along with Little Rabbit as she follows a fluffy bunny . . . and finds some Easter fun! With its adorable animal friends and colorful Easter eggs, this is another delightful entry in Algy Craig Hall’s popular series celebrating special holiday moments.

Spot's Peekaboo book
#13
Spot's Peekaboo
Written and illustrated by Eric Hill
board book
Recommend Ages: 3-5

Easter Egg hunting with Spot! 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? This charming reissue of Spot’s Easter Surprise is perfect for children to share with their grandparents this Easter.

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