Easter books for children of all ages

Books brimming with timeless tales and fun-filled hunts to capture the essence of Easter.

As flowers bloom and chocolate eggs appear in stores, the magic of Easter unfolds. From lift-the-flap books for little ones to Spring poetry collections, discover our favourite Easter books and get the whole family involved with the celebrations. 

Keep everyone entertained with our Easter activities for children.

Busy Easter Chicks

by Steph Hinton

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Push, pull and slide the tabs to meet the Busy Easter Chicks – cheep cheep! Join them on a very special Easter Egg Hunt at the farm – but who will find all the eggs first? A perfect Easter gift for young children with inquisitive fingers and minds, toddlers will love playing with this bright and colourful board book with a gentle rhyme and wonderful illustrations.


by Nia Gould

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In Pick a Chick, toddlers will giggle with glee as the chicks paint eggs, bake cakes, sing, dance and more, with hilarious results! Little ones can pick their favourite chick from page to page until there's just one chick left – all building up to a sweet pop-up ending!

Busy Baby Animals

by Ag Jatkowska

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See lambs leaping in the field, piglets playing in the mud and cheeping chicks as they hatch. Young children will love playing with this bright and colourful board book with gentle rhyming text, lots to spot and talk about, and wonderful illustrations by Ag Jatkowska. 

Where is Little Bunny?

by Campbell Books

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Young children can follow the clues and lift the sturdy flaps with peep-through holes to see if Little Bunny is hiding underneath. Meet his animal friends along the way as you explore the meadow, before a surprise pop-up ending reveals Little Bunny's secret hiding place. 

My Magical Easter Bunny

by Campbell Books

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The bouncy Easter Bunny is hiding his eggs in some very surprising places! With a sparkly cover wheel and push, pull and turn mechanisms perfect for small hands, little ones will have lots of Easter fun.

Who's Cute?

by Camilla Reid

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Little children will love lifting the irresistibly soft felt flaps to discover who is the cutest little person ever – will it be baby bunny, small mouse or tiny owl? They'll find the answer when they look in the mirror hiding under the final flap!

Busy Easter

by Campbell Books

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Children will love playing with this bright and colourful board book with gentle rhyming text and wonderful illustrations. Push, pull and slide the tabs to join in with the Busy Easter celebrations! Bake delicious hot cross buns, follow the Easter bunny in an egg hunt, and celebrate the spring-time holiday!

Fluffy Chick

by Rod Campbell

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Full of different touch and feel textures on every page, children will love following Chick around the farm in this interactive board book with a lift-the-flap ending.

Oh Dear!

by Rod Campbell

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Buster's staying with Grandma on the farm. But where will he find the eggs for breakfast? Not in the stable – oh dear! Young children will love lifting the flaps as they turn the pages and follow Buster around the farm in this classic from the creator of Dear Zoo.

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Can You Find The Easter Bunny?

by Axel Scheffler

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Can you help Little Hare find where the Easter Bunny is hiding? Lift the felt flaps to look for him. Who else will you meet along the way? This is a chunky board book with soft flaps on every spread by Axel Scheffler, bestselling illustrator of The Gruffalo, is the perfect Easter gift for little ones.

Easter 123

by Roger Priddy

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Make learning to count fun in this Easter-themed tab book. Sweet rhymes accompany Easter animals and items ingeniously created from fingerprints and photographs of everyday things. A tabbed board book treat to celebrate Easter and the arrival of Spring.

Easter On The Farm

by Roger Priddy

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This lift-the-flap board book is designed to introduce toddlers to early learning in a fun and engaging way through answering questions and lifting the flaps to find coloured eggs in each farmyard scene. There is simple bright artwork with photographic images of cute baby farm animals, flowers, and other springtime images and rhyming text, making this the perfect book to share this Easter time. 

The Bowerbird

by Julia Donaldson

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The Bowerbird is the irresistible tale of Bert - a small bird with a very big heart, from Number One bestselling Julia Donaldson and Kate Greenway Medal-winning Catherine Rayner. Bert the bowerbird is looking for love. He has made the most perfect bower, complete with a pretty purple flower, and is hoping it will help him to meet the bird of his dreams. But when Nanette comes along, she is far from impressed. Poor Bert is hurt, and flies off to bring her presents a-plenty. But will it ever be enough, and is Nanette really right for Bert?

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Hooray for Hoppy!

by Tim Hopgood

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When Hoppy the rabbit wakes up on the first day of spring, he discovers a world full of wonderful things! But after he's sniffed the fresh air, listened to the singing birds and tasted the fresh green grass, he starts to feel a little lonely. And so he finds a way to wake up his friends so they can enjoy the sights, smells and sounds of spring all together.


by Teresa Bellón

Book cover for Rabbit

Learn to love nature, as you meet Rabbit and explore her world in this eco-friendly board book with incredible spinning mechanisms. Peer inside a rabbit warren, help the rabbit thump her feet on the floor, and watch as she jumps with joy! With a fun rhyming story, simple facts and stunning illustrations from Teresa Bellón, this book will teach little ones to love the natural world around us.

Little Bunny's Easter Surprise

by Lily Murray

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It's Easter day and the woods are buzzing with excitement when Little Bunny sends his invitations for a scrumptious Easter picnic. He wants the picnic to be perfect, collecting all the best things to share with friends. With flaps to lift and eggs to search and find, this book is just right for shared reading and keeping little hands busy!

Lizzy the Lamb

by Campbell Books

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Little ones can join in the fun with Lizzy the Lamb by pulling out the sliders, pushing up the tabs and making lots of noise down in the fields! Follow Lizzy as she leaps, bounces and baas all day long!

Beyond the Burrow

by Jessica Meserve

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One small rabbit – one big adventure! Beyond the Burrow is a beautiful book to inspire boldness - and encourage us all to step out beyond the burrow.


by Sue Hendra

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This is a book with just one word: Egg. It’s a book that even the smallest of children can read, and it will fire up the imaginations of young and old alike. When an odd egg turns up with a big head and pointy bottom, the other eggs don’t know what to think. They try to make the odd egg conform, but soon they learn that eggs can be any way up and still be eggs.

The Odd Egg

by Emily Gravett

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All the birds have eggs to hatch except Duck. When he finds an egg of his own to look after he’s delighted, but the other birds think it’s a rather odd egg, and when it hatches they’ll all be in for a big surprise!

Rabbits Don't Lay Eggs!

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When Rupert the rabbit pops up in the farmyard, he causes quite a stir! He can't cock-a-doodle-do like Cockerel, or lay an egg like Dora the duck, but Rupert can dig, which leads to an unexpected but very important farm job . . .

There Was a Young Bunny Who Swallowed an Egg

by Diane Ewen

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A laugh-out-loud Easter eggstravaganza, There Was a Young Bunny who Swallowed an Egg is the perfect springtime story for little ones. Everyone's heard about the old lady who swallowed a fly, but now it’s time to meet a little bunny who, just as the Easter Egg Hunt is starting, swallows . . . an egg! And she doesn't stop there! Soon she's gobbled down a chick, a hot-cross bun, and a basket! What will she gobble down next?

I am Hattie the Hare

by Pam Ayres

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Join Hattie the playful Brown Hare as she leaps from meadow to farm to heath, in this heartwarming tale written in rhyme. From grape green meadows to old-fashioned farms, hares travelled thousands of miles to find a home in the British countryside. What do they eat? What's their perfect habitat? Can you tell them apart from rabbits?

Rabbit's Nap

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Poor Rabbit is trying to get to sleep, but it is much too noisy! Follow the story together and lift the flaps to find out if she will ever get a moment's peace to sleep. This classic Julia Donaldson book makes for an ideal bedtime story for little ones.

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The Rhyming Rabbit

by Julia Donaldson

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The Rhyming Rabbit loves to make up poems, but the other rabbits aren’t entertained by his talent for rhyme. Sad and lonely, the Rhyming Rabbit sets off one night all alone – will he ever find someone to share his poems with? The Rhyming Rabbit is a clever rhyming adventure from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard

The Sheep Who Hatched an Egg

by Gemma Merino

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Lola the sheep has the most extraordinary wool. It's soft and silky and is her pride and joy! But down on the farm, when the sun comes out, the wool comes off! Poor Lola is so upset by her haircut that she runs away to the far side of the farm where she sits all alone, waiting for it to grow back. And when it does, it's no longer silky, it's completely wild! But with it comes a wonderful surprise . . . 

Catch That Egg!

by Lucy Rowland

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Help Floppit the big-footed bunny "stop that egg" in this fun farmyard egg chase. Floppit's farmyard friends have had enough of his enormous bunny feet causing chaos! But his big clumsy feet might just save the day when Chicken's egg rolls away . . .

The Gruffalo Spring and Summer Nature Trail

by Julia Donaldson

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Calling all nature explorers! Grab your wellies and learn all about the natural world around you with this colourful spotter guide. The Gruffalo Spring and Summer Nature Trail is packed with fun spring and summer-themed outdoor activities and hundreds of stickers – a brilliant book for all the family. This activity book is the perfect size for even the youngest nature lovers and fans of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's much-loved Gruffalo. It's full of great activities that are based around seeing and engaging with nature and the outside world.

Sylvanian Families: Easter Search and Find

by Macmillan Children's Books

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Come on an Easter egg hunt with the Sylvanian Families in this search-and-find book, with over 200 things to spot! Meet Freya Chocolate and her friends, and then explore the world of Sylvanian Families at Easter time. Search for tasty treats in the Sylvanian Village, find egg-cellent costumes in Sylvanian Land and look for gorgeous gifts in the Town. Then see how many eggs you can spot in the biggest Easter Egg Hunt ever!

Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes

by Axel Scheffler

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Join Mother Goose and her three little goslings as they enjoy over fifty classic nursery rhymes, traditional lullabies and favourite action songs. The rhymes are linked together by enchanting original stories about Mother Goose and her goslings as they learn to waddle, swim and more, giving a unique and fresh twist to these traditional favourites.

Wilding: How to Bring Wildlife Back - An Illustrated Guide

by Isabella Tree

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Wilding: How to Bring Wildlife Back is a stunningly beautiful gift book which tells the story of the Knepp Estate in West Sussex. Knepp is now home to some of the rarest and most beautiful creatures in the UK. When you walk out into the scrubland on an early spring morning the sound of birdsong is so loud it feels like it’s vibrating in your lungs. This is the story of Knepp, and a guide telling you how to bring wildlife back where you live. 

A Poem for Every Spring Day

by Allie Esiri

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Within the pages of Allie Esiri's gorgeous poetry collection, you will find verse that will transport you to vivid spring-time scenes, taking you from the first sighting of blossoms to Easter. Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with all the family, this book dazzles with an array of familiar favourites and remarkable new discoveries. These seasonal poems – together with introductory paragraphs – have a link to the date on which they appear.

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