These Easter picture books are a great way to get kids excited about the upcoming holiday. Discover almost 20 books available for less than $10!
These picture books are great for kids of all ages. You’ll find books that teach the Christian meaning of Easter as well as books that celebrate the Easter Bunny.
No matter how you celebrate, you and your kids are sure to find a book or two to enjoy this holiday season.
Easter Picture Books
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of picture books that will help your children celebrate Easter.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Easter Picture Books Under $5
Pinkalicious: Eggstraordinary Easter – When Pinkalicious wakes up on Easter morning, she finds a note from Edgar Easter Bunny that leads to a fun family day.
Your family will enjoy sharing this storybook and stickers—the perfect Easter basket gift and springtime read.
The Berenstain Bears’ Easter Sunday – Join Mama, Papa, Brother, Sister, and Honey as they go to church services, have an Easter treasure hunt, and learn about Easter.
The Berenstain Bears and the Easter Story – Young readers will understand the real meaning behind Easter. Children will discover that Easter is more than candy and egg hunts as they read about the Bear cubs at Sunday school learning about Jesus’ resurrection and salvation.
Happy Easter, Little Critter – Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter is celebrating Easter in this classic, funny, and heartwarming book.
Whether he’s dyeing eggs, searching for baskets, or snacking on sweets, both parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story. A perfect way to celebrate the Easter holiday!
The Night Before Easter – “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 a beloved poem that will send families hopping to the bookstore for an Easter treat sweeter than any sugar plum!
The Littlest Easter Bunny – Penny is the littlest bunny in Easter town. She may be little, but Penny knows this is the year she’ll be able to find the perfect job to help out THE Easter Bunny on Easter morning!
But even though she’s excited, Penny just isn’t able to make marshmallow treats, or weave baskets, or paint giant eggs.
Will Penny be able to find a way to participate in the Easter festivities, or is the littlest Easter bunny still too little?
Fancy Nancy and the Missing Easter Bunny – Fancy Nancy can’t wait for Easter. And this year, JoJo’s class pet, Nibbles the bunny, is staying at the Clancys’ house for the weekend.
But when Bree and Freddy come over to begin an Easter egg hunt, Nibbles goes missing! It’s up to Nancy to find her before anyone notices she’s gone.
Peppa and her friends go on an Easter egg hunt adventure! Includes stickers!It’s springtime, and Grandpa Pig has set up an Easter egg hunt for Peppa Pig and her friends!
Join Peppa, Rebecca Rabbit, and Freddy Fox as they search for delicious chocolate eggs and even see baby chicks hatching in the yard! Includes stickers!
Minnie: Easter Bonnet Parade – Minnie and the rest of the Bow-Tique gang orchestrate an Easter parade that shows off some of Minnie’s most outrageous and spectacular bows yet! Hats off to Easter!
The Story of Easter – This gentle introduction to the biblical account of Jesus’s final days on earth, and Resurrection, is perfect for preschoolers.
Lush, colorful illustrations of the Last Supper, Jesus carrying his cross, and the angel in the empty tomb are accessible to little readers who are just learning about Easter.
Easter Picture Books Under $10
The Great Easter Race – It’s Easter morning, and Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, and their friends are gathered at the park for the Great Easter Race!
Who will win the day? Will it be the turtle, who moves slowly and steadily toward the finish? Or will it be the bunny, who runs faster than thunder, but seems easily distracted?
The Joy of Easter – Hop out of bed and grab your Easter basket to celebrate this joyful Easter day!
Bringing to life the special meaning of this religious springtime holiday for kids ages 4-7, this charming Christian picture book is filled with delightful text and warm illustrations about hunting for eggs, attending Sunday church, and rejoicing in God’s grace with family .
How to Catch the Easter Bunny – Finding eggs is easy, but can YOU catch the Easter Bunny in action this year?
He has a basket full of treats and tricks for staying hidden―plus that bunny hippity hops with lightning speed!
Start a new tradition with this bright and funny children’s Easter book and get inspired to build STEAM traps of your own to pair with the read-aloud!
Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure – When Pete wakes up Easter morning, ready to check out his basket of goodies, he discovers the Easter Bunny needs a little extra help.
Our favorite groovy blue cat puts on his bunny ears and finds a way to collect, paint, and hide the eggs all in time for Easter.
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick! – This time, the hungry old lady swallows a chick, some straw, an egg, some candy, a basket, and a bow! And just as she’s hopping and skipping along, who should she meet but the Easter Bunny!
Watch what happens when she trips, with amazing results!With rhyming text and funny illustrations, this lively version of a classic song will appeal to young readers with every turn of the page–a fun story for Easter!
Turkey’s Eggcellent Easter – Easter is almost here―and Turkey knows just how to celebrate. He’s going to win the eggstra-special Easter egg hunt!
The only problem is that animals aren’t allowed to enter. So he and his barnyard friends come up with a top-secret plan.
With his trademark disguises and a whole lot of help, Turkey goes undercover. Will his basket of tricks help him win a prize?
God Gave Us Easter – As Little Cub celebrates Easter with Papa, Mama, and her brother and sister, she begins to ask her papa questions about this very special day of the year.
Papa lovingly explains God’s plans for his children, while taking Little Cub on a memorable walk through her stunning Arctic world, and he shares how Easter came about in clear, simple terms that even the littlest cubs can understand.
Happy Easter, Biscuit! – Biscuit’s first Easter egg hunt is going to be egg-stra special. Where are all the eggs hidden?
Which of these Easter picture books will you read first?
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities
• Tissue paper Easter egg craft
• Easter cut and paste worksheets