Easter-themed book list

Easter

We’ve shared some much-loved titles all about Easter and springtime, for children of all ages.


Baby to 3 years

Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney, Anita Jeram

Sometimes, when you love someone very much, you want to find a way of describing how much you treasure them. This board book is one that children will ask for time and again.

Spot’s First Easter by Eric Hill

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.

Egg by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet

When an odd egg turns up with a big head and a pointy bottom, the other eggs

don't know what to make of it. This is a book that even the smallest children can enjoy.


Ages 3 to 4 years

Mr. Impossible and the Easter Egg Hunt by Adam Hargreaves and Roger Hargreaves

Mr Impossible is organising an Easter egg hunt for all the Mr Men and Little Misses – but he is hiding the eggs in the most impossible places…

We're Going on an Egg Hunt by Martha Mumford and Laura Hughes

Join the Easter Bunnies as they set off on an exciting lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt. With 10 eggs to find and count, it's great fun – but watch out for the obstacles along the way…

The Giant Jumperee by Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury

When Rabbit's friends Cat, Bear and Elephant come to play, they are each scared away in turn by the mysterious voice.


Ages 5 to 8 years

Where’s the Easter Bunny? by Louis Shea

The Easter Bunny has fallen down a magical burrow! Follow him through wondrous lands full of lollipops, gooey eggs centres, fairytale creatures, aliens and more!

The Bunny Who Found Easter by Charlotte Zolotow

A lonely bunny goes hunting for Easter, where he hopes to find other bunnies. His search takes him through the seasons, but only in the spring does he find the true meaning of Easter.

The Pug Who Wanted to Be a Bunny by Bella Swift

Peggy the pug's family have adopted a little bunny, just in time for Easter. Jealous of the new pet, Peggy decides that she must become a rabbit to compete.


Ages 9 to 12 years

Springtime Stories by Enid Blyton

Excitement and magic are never far away in this classic collection of stories to read and share. These tales are ideal for newly confident readers.

A Room Full of Chocolate by Jane Elson

At Easter time when Grace misses her mum the most, she knows she must find a way to get to London. A gorgeous story of courage and friendship that will tug at your heart strings.

Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco

A young Russian-American girl and her African-American brothers determine to buy their gramma a beautiful Easter hat. But their good intentions are misunderstood, until they discover just the right way to pay for the hat.