With Easter around the corner, now is the time to be adding a few new Easter books to your collection … either as something to help get your kids into the spirit of Easter, or as an alternative to chocolate eggs on Easter Sunday!
1. Easter Sticker Book (Usborne Sticker Books)
‘I’ve just bought this Usborne Sticker book for my 4-year-old daughter, and she is obsessed with it! Hours of quiet entertainment. Win-win’ – Lisa. Buy here.
2. Easter Eggstravaganza Mad Libs (Roger Price, Leonard Stern)
‘Mad Libs is suitable for all ages. It has lots of original stories, all about celebrating Easter’ – Kirstie. Buy here.
3. Where Are Baby’s Easter Eggs? (Karen Katz)
‘This lift-the-flap book is great for babies and toddlers’ – Kate. Buy here.
4. Spot’s First Easter (Eric Hill)
‘Spot books always go down well with my kids, and this one is no exception!’ – Tessa. Buy here.
5. Peppa Pig: Peppa’s Easter Egg Hunt (Ladybird)
‘My 3-year old daughter loves Peppa Pig, and wants this story every night of the week at the moment.’ – Fiona. Buy here.
6. The Golden Egg Book (Margaret Wise Brown, Leonard Weisgard)
‘I loved “The Golden Egg Book” by Margaret Wise Brown when I was little, and have just bought it as an Easter gift for my kids.’ – Kathryn. Buy here.
7. Max’s Chocolate Chicken (Max and Ruby)
Max and his sister Ruby go on an egg hunt and vie with each other for the prize–a chocolate chicken. Buy here.
8. The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes (Dubose Heyward, Marjorie Flack)
‘One of my all time favourite books is an easter book called “The County Bunny and the little golden shoes”. It’s more for probably 5+ and great to read together. We bring it out every Easter to read. It’s got a beautiful message about being able to do anything you want to even when you think you can’t.’ – Melinda. Buy here.
9. The Toys’ Easter Surprise (Dugald Steer)
‘This book is great for younger children as the pictures are great, and it’s embossed – so nice and tactile for little ones.’ – Melinda. Buy here.
10. Chickens Aren’t the Only Ones (Ruth Heller)
Heller’s prose and pictures are the perfect means for discovering the varietyof oviparous animals and their unique ways of laying eggs. Buy here.
11. Happy Easter, Little Critter (Mercer Mayer)
The Little Critter enjoys some traditional Easter activities with his parents and his little sister. Buy here.
12. Duck & Goose, Here Comes the Easter Bunny! (Tad Hills)
‘My kids love “Duck & Goose, Here comes the Easter Bunny”‘ – Brenda. Buy here.
What are the favourite Easter Books in your household? If you have any others, please comment below.