Spring has sprung, and Easter will be here soon, too! There are a lot of books for preschoolers that celebrate the holiday and teach kids about the symbols and traditions. In our collection, we have Easter books for kids of all ages, from toddlers to first graders. These Easter books range from silly books about egg hunts and the Easter bunny to more heartfelt stories about why we celebrate Easter. There’s something for everyone’s Easter basket, no matter how old they are! Among the Easter stories for preschoolers that we’ve added are stories about llama llama, pout pout fish, curious monkeys, and so many more.
Easter Books for Preschoolers
There are a lot of Easter Books for Preschoolers that are a lot of fun for kids to read. A fun Easter story is sure to be found for you no matter what kind of animal you like! We have easter books for kindergarten, preschool, and grade 1 students, too! Because it’s so hard to figure out which Easter holiday books to read first!
Easter stories for preschoolers
If you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler, you will love snuggling up with your kids and reading these cute Easter books!
Here Comes T. Rex Cottontail was written by Lois G. Grambling and illustrated by Jack E. Davis.
Peter Cottontail is having a hard time getting eggs to T. Rex, so he asks him for help. Children who love dinosaurs will enjoy this book because it has cute pictures and a fun story. It’s a good idea to look at this list of dinosaur books for kids for more fun.
The Story of the Easter Bunny was written by Katherine Tegen and illustrated by Sally Anne Lambert.
This story is about an old couple who color eggs and make baskets for all of the kids in their village for Easter. They do this every year. There little white rabbit takes over when they get old. As a bonus, this sweet story about the Easter bunny is paired with beautiful illustrations!
The Biggest Easter Basket Ever was written by Steven Kroll and illustrated by Jeni Bassett.
Clayton and Desmond are two little mice who both want to win the Easter basket competition. Fun illustrations of cute mice and the fun celebration of Easter in Mouseville make this story even better.
The Night Before Easter was written by Natasha Wing and illustrated by Kathy Couri.
It’s Easter time, and two young kids are getting ready for the holiday. Children will enjoy the familiar rhymes and the fun illustrations, which show a friendly bunny as well as lots of candy and treats.
Turkey’s Eggcellent Easter was written by Wendi Silvano and illustrated by Lee Harper.
There will be an Easter Egg hunt soon. Turkey decides to disguise himself so that he can enter the contest and win the big prize. It’s a great book for kids to read because it’s full of silly costumes and situations, as well as a silly turkey and his animal friends.
Clifford’s Happy Easter was written by Norman Bridwell. Clifford and Emily Elizabeth love Easter.
They have a lot of fun coloring eggs in this Christmas story, even though Clifford has a hard time with them because they’re so big. Children will want to celebrate with Clifford after reading this sweet story. The illustrations are fun and colorful, and they make Clifford look like a party.
How to Catch the Easter Bunny was written by Adam Wallace and illustrated by Andy Elkerton.
Introduces the Easter Bunny and tells readers that they can try to catch him in this new How to Catch book! The rhyming text is accompanied by brightly colored illustrations of an Easter Bunny who is both happy and clever.
The Easter Egg was written and illustrated by Jan Brett.
Hoppi wants to make the best Easter egg so he can win so that he can help the Easter Bunny with his deliveries at the end of the year. A heartwarming lesson is learned after he finds a robin’s egg in the woods. He works hard to keep it safe, which is a good thing. All of the illustrations are done in Brett’s style, with a lot of small details hidden inside the illustrations and around the edges. Easter eggs can be used for a lot of different things. Check out this list of 50+ learning activities with plastic Easter eggs!
Here Comes the Easter Cat was written by Deborah Underwood and illustrated by Claudia Rueda.
It’s a great Easter story, but a grumpy cat doesn’t like that the Easter Bunny gets so much love and attention. There is a lot of work to be done, so he decides to do it all himself. Even though it sounds simple, it’s not. Story: The narrator and the cat have a conversation, and the illustrations are simple. The cat responds to the narrator with illustrated signs that show how it feels.
Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure was written and illustrated by James and Kimberly Dean.
Easter Bunny sends Pete the Cat a note that asks him to help with all of the preparations for the holiday, so he does. Following Pete on his journey will be a lot of fun for kids, and they’ll love the illustrations of him with bunny ears.
Fancy Nancy and the Missing Easter Bunny was written by Jane O’Connor and illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser.
Nancy’s sister, Jojo, brings her class pet, Nibbles, home for the Easter holiday. When the Easter egg hunt starts, Nibbles the bunny is nowhere to be found. Nancy has a lot of fancy words in the story, and the illustrations have a lot of colorful and glittery things all over them.
Happy Easter, Curious George was written by R.P. Anderson and illustrated by Mary O’Keefe Young.
Join the monkey and his friend, the man in the yellow hat, as they go to the park for Easter fun. The story is paired with colorful illustrations that show the cute monkey and a group of kids from all different backgrounds having a lot of fun decorating eggs.
Pinkalicious: Eggstraordinary Easter was written and illustrated by Victoria Kann.
The Easter Bunny sends Pinkalicious and her family a note. It leads them on a fun-filled scavenger hunt, and they have to find things. This book is great for kids who like to follow along with the family as they search for clues left behind. The colorful illustrations will also be appealing to small children.
Happy Easter, Little Critter was written and illustrated by Mercer Mayer.
It’s Easter morning, and Little Critter and his family are having a good time together. The story teaches young people about a lot of different Easter traditions through a simple story and a lot of fun pictures. For example, the story shows how to dye eggs and how to look for baskets.
Peppa’s Easter Egg Hunt was illustrated by Eone.
It’s Easter time, and Grandpa Pig has set up an Easter egg hunt for Peppa and her friends to go on with their friends. Even though they are looking for eggs, they also find a fun Springtime surprise. Kids will love seeing their favorite characters doing the same things they do at Easter in the brightly colored pictures.
God Bless Our Easter was written by Hannah C. Hall and illustrated by Steve Whitlow.
This rhyming story celebrates all the good things about Spring and Easter and thanks God for all the good things that happen during the season. The illustrations that come with the text use soft colors and textures to show off all of the cute animals and beautiful flowers.
The Berenstain Bears and the Easter Story was written by Mike and Jan Berenstain.
The Bear cubs are ready for Easter, but they’re so excited about the candy and treats that they don’t remember why they’re there. It’s a great way for kids to learn about the Easter story, and the bear cubs are very popular and easy to connect with.
Corduroy’s Easter Party was written by Don Freeman and illustrated by Lisa McCue.
Festive: This story is about the teddy bear and his friends as they plan a party for Easter. The teddy bear is very friendly. The illustrations show a lot of cute animal characters having a lot of fun at Easter.
Llama Llama Easter Egg was written and illustrated by Anna Dewdney.
He and his family are going to have a party for Easter. This short story uses a fun rhyming text and bright pictures to show off the traditions of Easter. You can look at this list of Easter board books to get even more ideas for young readers.
Pout-Pout Fish: Easter Surprise was written by Deborah Diesen and illustrated by Dan Hanna.
In every Easter egg hunt, Mr. Fish has a hard time finding an egg for the kids to find and eat. This year will be different. Is that true? It’s a fun way to show how Easter looks under the sea to kids.