25 Best Easter Books for Your Little Bunny's Easter Basket!

Here are 25 absolutely wonderful books that make a great addition to an Easter Basket and are perfect additions for the bookshelf!

I Am a Bunny book by Richard Scarry shows Little Golden Bookcover with bunny under mushroom

Stories, stickers, activities and classics make up our fab list of faves and are just as sweet as a chocolate bunny or marshmallow peep!

We both grew up with the anticipation and excitement of the Easter Bunny hopping by and dropping off filled Easter baskets!


Chocolate bunnies, marshmallow peeps, jelly beans and more filled our colorful baskets to the brim - much to our delight!

To balance out those sweet treats, sometimes the Easter Bunny liked to add little toys, games and books to the basket to keep the fun going... and last a little longer than it takes to eat a Marshmallow Peep!

Here are 25 absolutely wonderful books that would make a great addition to an Easter Basket or just to have fun adding to the bookshelf in anticipation of Easter and Springtime!


1. The Fuzzy Little Duckling

The Little Golden Books have such a great variety of stories! They are the perfect size for little hands and always feature delightful illustrations!


The Fuzzy Duckling is one such classic with sweet illustrations!


2. The Easter Egg

We love any title by Jan Brett, and The Easter Egg will delight you with it's captivating artwork and sweet bunny star!


A gorgeously illustrated tale of an aspiring bunny artist who sets out to paint the best Easter Egg is the perfect addition to an Easter Basket, and will be enjoyed every time you read it!


Sticker Books always make a fun surprise to find in an Easter Basket! Below are just three we found!


3. Sticker Dolly Dressing Unicorns

4. Ultimate Sticker Book: Disney Pixar Toy Story 4

Ultimate Sticker Book for Disney Toy Story 4 cover with Bo Peep, Woody, Sporkie, Buzz and other characters on cover


5. Dinos Sticker Activity Book

Dinos Sticker Activity book by National Geographic Kids has picture of various dinosaurs on cover featuring the T-Rex

Got Peeps? This cookbook looks like it would be so much fun!


With recipes that satisfy every kind of sweet tooth, if you have a Peeps fan in the house, this recipe book is such a fab and tasty gift idea!


6. Peeps-a-licious


With recipes that satisfy every kind of sweet tooth, if you have a Peeps fan in the house, this recipe book is such a fab and tasty gift idea!

And the Peeps even star in their own books!! Here are two more:


7. Peep, Peep, Hooray!

8. Peeps in Pajamas

9. The Tale of Peter Rabbit

by Beatrix Potter

It wouldn't be a complete list of great Easter books if we didn't include The Tale of Peter Rabbit!

This naughty bunny loves carrots and can't seem to stay away from that delicious vegetable garden!


If you're as big of a fan as we are of Beatrix Potter and these delightful tales, you can purchase all of the small books in a collection here!


If you have a budding artist, this is a wonderful coloring book version...


10. The Tale of Peter Rabbit Coloring Book

11. The Golden Egg Book

by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard

If you love The Little Golden Books as much as we do, then The Golden Egg Book is an absolute must-read!


This timeless picture book tells the tale of a curious little bunny who finds an unusual egg and will enchant you with it's stunning illustrations and adorable story!


A true springtime classic, The Golden Egg Book adds some color and charm to any bunny fan's Easter Basket!


12. Easter Basket Mad Libs

Another fun activity book that we wanted to include are the Mad Libs books! So much fun to do!

If you have Berenstain Bears fans in the house, then here are some great titles to add to your Easter book collection!


13. The Berenstain Bears' Easter Parade

by Mike Berenstain


The Berenstain Bears Easter Parade book has the Bear family and friends and neighbors parading in the colorul Easter finery!

Dressed in their finest, The Berenstain Bears along with their friends and neighbors, make a colorful and fun read in the Easter Parade!


14. The Berenstain Bears and the Real Easter Eggs

by Stan & Jan Berenstain

The Berenstain Bears and the Real Easter Eggs book cover shows Sister and Brother bear looking into next with birds eggs surrounded by bushes and other bears searching for Easter Eggs

Brother Bear and Sister Bear are excited for the Easter Egg hunt and come upon a delightful surprise! A wonderful story with a message that celebrates the true meaning of the holiday and season!


15. The Egg Tree

by Katherine Milhous


The Egg Tree by Caldecott Medal award winner by Katherine Milhous is a beautiful story of time honored tradition. Katy and Carl discover painted eggs in the attic that their Grandmom painted as a little girl.

A Pennsylvania Dutch Easter story that will have every reader wanting to hang hand-painted eggs on their own tiny branches of an Egg Tree!


16. Fancy Nancy's Elegant Easter


Easter is the perfect to time be Fancy! Nancy is thrilled to have the perfect reason to plan and throw a party with her friend, Bree! A delightful Lift-The-Flap book!

Fancy Nancy's Elegan Easter with Nancy on cover in flower garden holding an Easter basket filled with colorful eggs


7. Max and Ruby's Bedtime Book

by Rosemary Wells


In our house, Max and Ruby books were always a perfect choice! This bunny sister and brother duo have so many fun stories to read!


Here's one you'll love!

18. Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure

by Kimberly and James Dean


Our librarian told us about Pete the Cat! He's a huge hit with kids everywhere!

19. The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes

by Du Bose Heyward, illustrated by Marjorie Hack


The Country Bunny wanted to grow up to be the next Easter Bunny! Little did she know that that she'd have a chance to fill those shoes...after she had 21 children!!

20. Thomas and the Easter Eggs

A Little Golden Book


Thomas the Train has proven himself over the years to be a popular pick! He once again saves the day in Thomas and the Easter Eggs!


Thomas the train on track with bunnies and easter eggs around

21. Pinkalicious: Eggstraordinary Easter

by Victoria Kann


Pinkalicious is a feast for the eyes and never fails to entertain! Easter morning fun, a scavenger hunt and stickers included in the book!


Pinkalicious Eggstraordinary Easter cover with boy and girl playing with pink Easter basket in between them trees in background and map on grass


Richard Scarry has some super cute Bunny books that are classics! Here are some faves...


22. I Am A Bunny

by Richard Scarry


I am a Bunny is a classic picture book that follows little bunny Nicholas throughout the seasons.

He watches frogs, chases butterflies and dreams about spring in this sweet comforting story about the change of seasons and daily routines!


bunny standing underneat a mushroom in a rainstorm


23. The Bunny Book

by Richard Scarry

24. Best Bunny Book Ever!

by Richard Scarry

25. Grandpa Bunny


Grandpa Bunny loves to teach the little bunnies how to prepare for Spring!

Wal Disney's Grandpa Bunny a Little Golden Book classic has illustrated Grandpa Bunny holding a pipe talking to little bunnies

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Hope you enjoyed looking through our list of fabulous Easter books for your Little Easter Bunny!


Have a favorite book that you recommend for the Easter basket or gift-giving? Let us know in the comments below!


Happy Easter!

April & Cenzia


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