Here are 25+ absolutely wonderful books that make a great gifts to an Easter Basket and are perfect for the bookshelf!
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Stories, stickers, activities and Easter 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 are perfect for the Easter Basket or just to have fun reading and adding to the bookshelf in anticipation of Easter and Springtime!
25 Best Easter Books for Your Little Bunny's
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 every book by Jan Brett, and The Easter Egg will delight you with it's captivating artwork and sweet bunny star!
This 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!
A bonus for this edition are the Free Stickers!
Sticker Books always make a fun surprise to find in an Easter Basket! (Below are three more we think are super fun!)
3. The Night Before Easter
By Natasha Wing and Kathy Couri
Part of: The Night Before Books
The Night Before Easter is a fun spin on The Night Before Christmas and a great way to get your little ones in the holiday spirit!
The rhyming text, colorful and whimsical illustrations along with the smaller size of the book makes The Night Before Easter a perfect pick for little hands or to fit in the Easter Basket!
4. Sticker Books!
If you have a unicorn fan in the house, this Usborne Sticker Dolly Dressing Unicorns will provide hours of entertainment!
There are unicorns and fairies to dress up and accessorize along with magical scenery to decorate as well!
Ultimate Sticker Book: Disney Pixar Toy Story 4
Do you have a Disney fan? This Disney Pixar Toy Story 4 Sticker book is chock full of fabulous stickers featuring the favorite characters from the final installment in the Toy Story movies!
Dinos Sticker Activity Book
Dinosaurs are always in style and your future paleontologist will be excited to dig into this fabulous Kids Dinos Sticker activity book!
5. How to Catch the Easter Bunny
Part of the: How to Catch (25 books)
If you're looking for the perfect Easter book for a creative kid, How to Catch the Easter Bunny is sure to be a winner! Colorful and fun, kids will enjoy the challenge of building a trap to try to catch the Easter Bunny!
6. Peeps Books!
Peeps-a-licious: 50 Irresistibly Fun Marshmallow Creations!
Got Peeps? This cookbook is 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!And the Peeps even star in their own books!! Here are two more:
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!
Peep, Peep, Hooray!
There's just something about Peeps that puts a smile on your face! If you're not a fan of marshmallow, you can still enjoy those whimsical colorful Peep bunnies and chicks!
Filled to brim with activities like puzzles, posters and stickers, boys and girls will have a blast with Peep, Peep, Hooray!
Peeps in Pajamas
7. Happy Easter, Mouse!
Looking for a fun Easter board book? Kids absolutely love the If You Give... book series and will be delighted to join Mouse as he goes on an Easter egg hunt!
8. The Story of Easter - Little Golden Book
Beautiful illustrations accompany this gentle retelling of the Easter story written specifically to help children learn the origin of the holiday.
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
Have a little bunny that loves to color? What better way to introduce Beatrix Potter's amazing stories than with this fabulous version of Peter Rabbit!
If you're looking for more super coloring books to include for the Easter Basket or a fun activity, check out our 25 Favorite Coloring Books!
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
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
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Here are some more fabulous books that boys and girls will love to see in their Easter Basket!
The Story of the Easter Bunny
Llama Llama Easter Egg
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updated 03/29/2023 originally published 04/04/2020