Are you looking for the perfect Easter gift for your toddler or something more to put in their Easter basket? We've got you covered with these fantastic Easter books! From classic tales to interactive board books with egg hunts and spring flowers, there are plenty of options to choose from. Whether your little one loves animals, Paw Patrol, or is a fan of Peppa Pig, these Easter books will be sure to bring a smile to their face this holiday season.

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Reading Easter picture books is a great way to introduce these concepts to young kids to get them excited about the holiday, regardless of whether you celebrate from a religious point-of-view or not. Here are some of the best Easter books for toddlers that you can find in 2023.

How Do We Choose The Best Easter Books For Toddlers?

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When choosing the best Easter books for toddlers to review, there were a few key factors to consider. The book should be age-appropriate, with simple language and easy-to-understand concepts appropriate for young children. Bright, colorful and fun illustrations that capture a toddler's attention are pretty important, as are engaging storylines that interest them. A good Easter book for toddlers should also be durable, with sturdy pages that can withstand the wear and tear of little hands. With these factors in mind, we have selected the best Easter books for toddlers that are both enjoyable and educational.

You're My Little Honey Bunny by Natalie Marshall

You're My Little Honey Bunny best Easter Books for kids

What We Love

Children will enjoy the interactive feature of die-cut shapes on chunky board book pages, that are perfect for little hands.

We love the sweet little rhymes that tell the story of love between a parent and child, accompanied by the cutest illustrations.

Nothing beats the heft of a thick board book for little ones' small hands.

We love every one of the "You're My Little..." books we've bought, so if you enjoy this one as much as we do, consider grabbing these too: You're My Little Sunshine, You're My Little Bookworm, You're My Little Snuggle Bear, & You're My Little Pumpkin Pie. There's 12 total in the series right now and they all have excellent ratings and reviews.

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What To Know

Even though we have this adorable board book on our list for toddlers, it's appropriate for babies too, and even our 5 year old still likes it.

This item is ideal for baby showers, Easter baskets, or any other gift-giving occasion because it's not directly about Easter and doesn't actual mention Easter anywhere.

With almost 2,000 reviews on Amazon, it has a 4.9 rating out of 5, making it one of the highest rated children's books we've reviewed so far, and the perfect option for your family.

Little Blue Truck's Springtime by Alice Schertle

Little Blue Truck's Springtime fun Easter book

What We Love

We love that this is written in witty rhyme with fun noises to repeat that your kids will enjoy doing along with you.

The Little Blue Truck books are perfect for helping your toddler develop their vocabulary with the abundance of action phrases and descriptive words in each story.

Children will enjoy the bright colors and endearing illustrations almost as much as the noises they get to make.

What To Know

Your little ones can lift the sturdy flaps to see the adorable newborn farm animals.

The book shows Spring as a time of rebirth by visiting all of the animals one-by-one and seeing their new babies.

How to Catch the Easter Bunny by Adam Wallace & Andy Elkerton

How to Catch the Easter Bunny Easter books for kids

What We Love

This book is perfect for getting young readers psyched for Easter because of its fast pace, creativity and positive tone.

We love the clever and creative traps the kids come up with to catch the Easter Bunny as some are quite unique.

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What To Know

The book is a part of the "How to Catch" series, which also includes titles such as "How to Catch a Leprechaun" and "How to Catch Santa." There's 25 books total in this series at the time of publishing, so you may be collecting these for awhile!

"How to Catch the Easter Bunny" has received positive reviews for its playful and engaging storyline and colorful illustrations. With almost 8,000 reviews on Amazon alone, this is a pretty popular book for a reason.

The story follows the Easter Bunny and shows he's no dumb bunny as each trap set for the Easter Bunny fails. He avoids all of the traps set by clever curious kids that want to meet him in person.

The Golden Egg book by Margaret Wise Brown

The Golden Egg Book, adorable board book, classic read aloud

We're recommending the board book version of this Little Golden Book classic today. It has the same vintage style illustrations by Leonard Weisgard and the same simple, easy-to-read text by Margaret Brown as the original 1947 version, but with the advantage of sturdy cardboard pages for those small hands that still struggle with being gentle.

What We Love

We love vintage-style illustrations, which you may have picked up on in our previous book lists, and we love when we can recommend a book that has held up through the test of time to be enjoyed by multiple generations. Not only was this a book that grandparents, and possible great-grandparents loved as young kids, but it's one that can be kept in a memory box to pass on to future children and grandchildren.

What To Know

The story is very simple and follows a little bunny who finds a blue egg, tries to open the egg but is too little, falls asleep next to the egg, and wakes to find a duckling has hatched and they become best friends.

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Where Do Diggers Hunt For Easter Eggs? by Brianna Caplan Sayres

Where Do Diggers Hunt for Easter Eggs?, charming book for story time

What We Love

We love that this beautifully illustrated board book shows happy construction equipment enjoying the same wonderful activities that people enjoy.

The book is relatable to young kids because it's taking something they already presumable like (big vehicles) and putting them in Easter-related scenarios that will likely be familiar to your tot. For example: One page includes the line "Do they gather at a truck stop for a special Easter meal?"

What To Know

This charming little book is part of the "Where Do Diggers" series that consists of 10 books currently, so if your child loves it, you can collect all of them.

Not every book in the series is about construction equipment, as there are books about jet planes, trains, and speedboats too.

Paw Patrol, The Pups Save The Bunnies by Random House

Paw Patrol, The Pups Save The Bunnies book with flaps to lift for Easter

What We Love

We love that this book stars the Paw Patrol, because the familiar well-loved characters provide a way to engage young readers that might otherwise not be interested in sitting to read.

This is a "lift-a-flap" book which adds that extra engagement element to help your child stay focused on the story.

What To Know

If you have a Paw Patrol loving toddler in your home, this is a great book for Easter and all year round. We love that it's related to Easter with the bunny and carrot theme, but can be enjoyed by people who don't celebrate Easter and can be read any day of the year, since it's not directly about Easter.

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Peek-A-Flap Hop by Cottage Door Press

Peek-a-Flap Hop adorable board book for Easter

What We Love

We love that this cute book includes some educational facts that most kids, and many adults won't know before reading it.

We like that the lift-up flaps encourage your child to stay engaged with the book from beginning to end, and allows them to continue honing their fine motor skills in the process.

We own more than a few of the books in this series and our children  have loved all of them.

What To Know

This book involves painting eggs and getting ready for an Easter parade, but has no religious elements, so it's appropriate for any religious background.

The flaps are strong and won't be easily torn, even if the youngest of babies gets a good hold on them.

Peppa's Easter Egg Hunt by Scholastic

Peppa's Easter Egg Hunt read aloud

What We Love

This is not a long book, but it's based on an actual episode of Peppa pig, so if you have a busy little one that struggles to be interested in reading, this book may be more tempting if you put the episode on before or after.

We really enjoy the short song at the end and can see many kids memorizing it to sing themselves.

Text says "Watch Peppa Pig and friends go on an Easter egg hunt:"

What To Know

As the title suggests, the book is about Peppa and her friends having an Easter egg hunt that Grandpa pig arranges. It then goes on to have them watch real chicken eggs hatch before they start pretending to be chicks themselves.

The paperback version includes stickers!

God Gave Us Easter by Lisa Tawn Bergren

God Gave US Easter true story of Easter for kids

What We Love

If you want your children to understand and celebrate the Easter story from a Christian perspective, then this has to be one of the best Easter books for kids ever written.

We love how this book explains the religious background of Easter to young kids in easily understandable terms through analogy.

What To Know

This story does include discussion on death, which is very tastefully done in our opinion, but parents may want to read it themselves first if you have a sensitive child or have recently lost someone close to them.

With over 5,000 reviews on Amazon alone, 90% of readers gave this a 5/5; if you want a book that discusses the true meaning of Easter at a level they can understand, this is the perfect Easter book for you!

My First How to Catch the Easter Bunny by Alice Walstead

My First How to Catch the Easter Bunny adorable board book featuring the Easter Bunny

What We Love

This is a fun Easter book that tells the story from a child's perspective as he thinks about how to catch the Easter Bunny.

We love his imagination as he pictures how the Easter Bunny might accomplish his tasks, and that he uses his pets to help bring the imagined scenes to life.

What To Know

If you have older children that already question whether or not the Easter Bunny is real, this book probably won't help convince them he's real, but may help you explain how you're his helper.

There's a section in the book where the child ponders whether or not the Easter Bunny has helpers. This is a great opportunity to explain how parents are helpers making his job easier by putting together your kids Easter baskets.

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Construction Site: Spring Delight by Sherri Duskey Rinker

Construction Site: Spring Delight fun Easter book for kids

What We Love

This sweet rhyming picture book is part of the "Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site" series which our kids, along with many others of course, just adore.

What To Know

While most of the book references Spring instead of Easter, the story does end with the construction crew celebrating Easter with their new friends and giant painted eggs.

In Conclusion

Easter is an excellent opportunity to introduce toddlers to the traditions and symbols of the holiday, along with the theme of re-birth that comes with Spring. The best Easter books for toddlers are engaging, age-appropriate, and visually stimulating, with fun illustrations and simple language that makes learning enjoyable. We have given you our top picks and hope you agree with us that any of these books would be great in the Easter basket, right alongside the chocolate bunnies of course. If there's any books we left out that you absolutely love, let us know in the comments as we're always open to new stories!

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