Build an Egg-cellent Easter Basket

By Kat La Mantia | March 16 2023 | BlogChildren'sGeneralAll

The Easter bunny is getting ready to hop into action on April 9! He’s got a lot of Easter baskets to get together, so we decided to help him out by curating some of our favorite Easter titles. Featuring activity books, Easter games, puffy stickers, and Easter celebrations with your favorite characters, these books will keep little ones entertained during a busy day of hunting eggs and spending time with family. See our favorites below, and then browse our title lists for more great Easter reads!

Best Children’s Easter Reads

Easter Basket Fun

Easter Arts and Craft for Children

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Easter Egg Hunt
978-0-593-52357-5
Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar on a fun lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt!
$12.99 US
Jan 17, 2023
8-1/4 x 8-1/4
Board Book
10 Pages
World of Eric Carle
Age 2-4 years

Happy Easter from the Crayons
978-0-593-62105-9
Celebrate Easter with a hilarious holiday adventure starring the crayons from the #1 New York Times bestseller The Day the Crayons Quit!
$9.99 US
Feb 07, 2023
5-1/2 x 6-3/4
Hardcover
32 Pages
Philomel Books
Age 4-8 years

Bluey: Easter
978-0-593-65838-3
Celebrate Easter with Bluey and Bingo in this fun storybook!  Based on the wildly successful animated series Bluey, as seen on Disney+
$5.99 US
Jan 17, 2023
8 x 8
Paperback
32 Pages
Penguin Young Readers Licenses
Age 3-5 years

Easter Fun
978-1-64472-939-7
Hop into Easter with this egg-cellent activity book with a die-cut handle and spot glitter cover that features all the best Highlights puzzles in a convenient format for grab-and-go Easter fun. Includes 3 pages of bonus stickers!
$8.99 US
Jan 10, 2023
7 x 10
Paperback
48 Pages
Highlights Press
Age 3-6 years

Happy Easter!: A Touch-and-Feel Playbook
978-0-241-53037-5
Celebrate Easter in this jubilant installment of the Baby Touch series!
$7.99 US
Feb 15, 2022
6-7/8 x 6-7/8
Board Book
10 Pages
Ladybird
Age 0-2 years

The Great Big Easter Egg Hunt
978-0-241-54470-9
Help Peter Rabbit find the missing Easter eggs in this fun lift-the-flap book!
$8.99 US
Jan 25, 2022
10-1/4 x 8-1/4
Lift-the-Flap
24 Pages
Warne
Age 1-3 years

Llama Llama Easter Egg
978-0-451-46982-3
Anna Dewdney's New York Times bestselling series continues with a Llama Llama Easter board book, a perfect gift and great addition to any Easter basket!With short and simple rhyming text, the Llama Llama board books introduce Llama Llama to babies and toddlers before they’re ready for longer full-length stories. And their small size and durable pages are perfect for little hands.In Llama Llama Easter Egg, the Easter Bunny brings lots of treats for Llama Llama: jelly beans, colorful eggs, and a fluffy surprise!
$7.99 US
Feb 05, 2015
7 x 7
Board Book
14 Pages
Viking Books for Young Readers
Age 0-3 years

Easter Hidden Pictures Puffy Sticker Playscenes
978-1-64472-329-6
Puzzles and playscenes for your little peeps! Easter-themed puzzles and puffy stickers deliver unbeatable play value for kids 3-6 in this fun 48-page collection. Filled with bright, engaging Hidden Pictures puzzles, plus matching games, drawing activities and over 50 puffy stickers, this Easter basket stuffer offers hours of imaginative fun.
$8.99 US
Feb 09, 2021
7 x 10
Paperback
48 Pages
Highlights Press
Age 3-6 years

Press Out and Color: Easter Eggs
978-0-7636-9692-4
Featuring twenty unique designs in different sizes, this book of Easter eggs to press out is the perfect way for children and adults to create cheerful hanging ornaments to decorate for spring. Each press-out egg is intricately decorated with foil and looks beautiful by itself but even better when you add color!
$15.99 US
Feb 13, 2018
6-1/4 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
20 Pages
Candlewick Press
Age 7-10 years

Easter Egg Countdown (Pat the Bunny)
978-0-593-42685-2
Featuring characters from pat the bunny, one of the bestselling children's books of all time, this Easter-themed board book invites children to count down from five as they help Bunny hide his Easter eggs. 
$9.99 US
Jan 04, 2022
7-1/2 x 6-7/10
Board Book
14 Pages
Golden Books
Age 0-3 years

Easter Basket Mad Libs
World's Greatest Word Game
978-0-593-09396-2
Mad Libs is the world’s greatest word game and a great gift for anyone who likes to laugh! Write in the missing words on each page to create your own hilariously funny stories all about Easter. Shaped like a traditional Easter basket, this book makes  an egg-celent gift.
$6.99 US
Jan 14, 2020
7-1/2 x 10-3/8
Paperback
48 Pages
Mad Libs
Age 8-12 years

Easter
978-0-8234-5095-4
A joyful, fun, and delicious holiday has a very interesting history!
$8.99 US
Jan 18, 2022
6-3/4 x 6
Board Book
18 Pages
Holiday House
Age 0-3 years

Pick a Perfect Egg
978-1-5362-2847-2
The creators of Pick a Pine Tree and Pick a Pumpkin return with another seasonal celebration, one that deserves a spot in every Easter basket. Pick a perfect egg with care—Choose a white one nestled there. Gather more and softly stack them. Just be cautious not to crack them! Pairing Jarvis’s joyous illustrations with Patricia Toht’s wonderfully rhythmic text, this holiday ode hops through a busy springtime day all the way to Easter Sunday. From the farm where you’ve carefully selected your eggs—eggs perfect for drawing on with crayon, for plopping into dyes and bejeweling—follow along as preparations continue for the much-awaited festivities. Then on Sunday, open your door and search for eggs of a different kind, filled with foil-wrapped chocolate, spinning tops, and jelly beans. This cheerful Easter-time read-aloud captures all the excitement of the holiday and is sure to become part of a new treasured tradition.
$17.99 US
Feb 14, 2023
9-5/8 x 10-5/8
Hardcover
40 Pages
Candlewick
Age 3-5 years

If You Met the Easter Bunny
978-0-593-37501-3
New York Times bestselling illustrator Holly Hatam shows us what would happen if you met the Easter Bunny! This sweet and glittery board book is a perfect Easter basket stuffer!
$8.99 US
Jan 24, 2023
7 x 7
Board Book
24 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 0-3 years