Easter is Sunday, April 16, and we’re celebrating the holiday along with some of our favorite Easter-themed reads. Check out the list below of some of our favorite literary characters enjoying the festivities.
Peppa’s Easter Egg Hunt (Ages 3–5) illustrated by Eone: It’s springtime, and Grandpa Pig has set up an Easter egg hunt for Peppa Pig and her friends! Join Peppa, Rebecca Rabbit and Freddy Fox as they search for delicious chocolate eggs and even see baby chicks hatching in the yard.
Ten Easter Eggs (Ages 3–5) by Vijaya Bodach, illustrated by Laura Logan: In this sweet story, clever die-cuts, touchable plastic pieces, and fuzzy flocking all come together in a rhyming adventure all about Easter traditions. Follow and count along as ten quiet Easter eggs become ten colorful chicks ready to celebrate the holiday! A fun, engaging novelty story just right for the littlest of readers.
Clifford’s Happy Easter (Ages 3–5) by Norman Bridwell: Clifford loves to help Emily Elizabeth, but his big red paws break eggs instead of painting them. Luckily, Clifford helps Emily another way—in her dreams! A bucket of Easter-egg dye creates the most colorful Clifford adventure yet, and gets Emily ready for an unforgettable holiday. Fun Easter stickers included!
A Kooky Easter Surprise (Shopkins) (Ages 4–8) by Meredith Rusu: A new story set in the wonderful world of Shopville, featuring the Easter adventures of Apple Blossom, Kooky Cookie, and all your favorite Shopkins™!
Rainbow Magic Special Edition: Emma the Easter Fairy (Ages 7–10) by Daisy Meadows: Every year, Emma the Easter Fairy paints the three special eggs that make Easter sparkle. But this year, Jack Frost has ruined everything! The magic eggs have disappeared. Now the chocolate is melting, the eggs are going bad, and the Easter Bunny is missing. Can Rachel and Kirsty hop to it and help Emma the Easter Fairy save the holiday? Or will this Easter be totally rotten, thanks to Jack Frost and his goblins? Find the magic painted eggs in all three stories inside this Rainbow Magic Special Edition and help save Easter!