Celebrate Easter with Picture Books

Picture books, nonfiction and fiction, that feature Easter themes.

Updated April 7, 2023
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The Easter story : according to the Gospels of Matthew, Luke, and John
Spirin, Gennady.
The story of Christ's death on the cross and his resurrection three days later is the central drama of Christianity. Gennady Spirin elegantly depicts the events leading up to and following the crucifixion, from Christ's entry into Jerusalem to the Last Supper to the descent of the Holy Spirit on the...
5-minute Easter stories
Fačy, Bernard
Each of the twelve stories in this collection is the perfect length for reading aloud in about five minutes, making them perfect for jam-packed days! This treasury stars beloved characters from the Disney Bunnies and Winnie the Pooh to Monsters, Inc. and...
The Easter egg
Brett, Jan
Hoppi, the lovable bunny hero, and her remarkable Easter Rabbit will enchant readers as they pore over illustrations of dazzling eggs made by Flora Bunny, Aunt Sassyfrass and other adorable characters. If Hoppi can make the best Easter egg, he will get to help the Easter Rabbit deliver the eggs on...
Schuh, Mari C.
This search-and-find book invites young readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about the Christian holiday of Easter and the way people celebrate it.
Happy Easter, Little Pookie
Boynton, Sandra
Pookie gets ready for Easter in this adorable board book from the bestselling and beloved Sandra Boynton. It's Easter! Join Mom and her little Pookie as they prepare for the sweetest of holidays. Pookie's mom arranges an Easter play date with their friend, Bean, where they hop...
Fancy Nancy and the missing Easter bunny
O'Connor, Jane
Join Fancy Nancy in a fabulous Easter adventure with this 8x8 storybook complete with fancy stickers! 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...
Daniel goes on an egg hunt
Testa, Maggie
A new generation of children love Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, inspired by the classic series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood! In this Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read, Daniel Tiger goes on an egg hunt! How many eggs can Daniel find in the annual egg hunt?...
Pete the cat : five little bunnies
Dean, Kim
A New York Times bestseller! Bestselling creators Kimberly and James Dean turn it up in Pete the Cat's groovy adaptation of the classic children's song "Five Little Monkeys"--with a hippity hoppity twist! One night, Pete the Cat was bunnysitting five little...
Josefina's HabichuelasLas Habichuelas de Josefina
Mendez, Jasminne.
Like all kids, Josefina loves to eat sweets. She loves warm chocolate chip cookies right out of the oven, cupcakes and candy! One night, while eating a piece of flan, Mami asks her to consider giving up sweets for Lent, the 40 days leading up to Easter. "That's impossible!" Josefina says. When Mami...
Bare tree and Little wind : a story for Holy Week
Perkins, Mitali
A lyrical, captivating retelling of the Palm Sunday and Easter story from National Book Award nominee Mitali Perkins, author of Rickshaw Girl, that is sure to become a beloved tradition for families of faith. Little Wind and the trees of Jerusalem can't wait for Real King...
On that Easter morning
Pasquali, Elena
This exquisitely illustrated retelling of the Easter story brings its familiar events to life.  Alison Jay has illustrated many books for children, and her beautiful paintings are instantly recognisable. Join the crowds cheering as Jesus enters Jerusalem, the disciples sharing a...

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