March 20 marks the first day of spring and Easter is Sunday, April 1. We’re celebrating the holiday and start of a new season with some of our favorite Easter/Spring-themed reads. Check out the list below of some of our favorite literary characters enjoying the festivities.
My Easter Egg: A Sparkly Peek-Through Story(Ages 2–4) by Megan E. Bryant and illustrated by Melissa Iwai: A charming new peek-through egg-shaped board book just in time for Easter. This shaped board book looks just like an Easter egg with a see-through acetate window and shimmery glitter on every colorful die-cut layered page. Kids won’t be able to resist turning the pages, reading the lyrical Easter story.
Easter Surprise (Peppa Pig)(Ages 3–5) by Eone: Peppa Pig and her friends hunt for Easter eggs in Grandpa Pig’s garden -- and then Granny Pig gives them an extra special Easter surprise! Join Peppa as she searches for the hidden chocolate eggs, and scratch and sniff the wonderful springtime scents along the way!
It’s Spring (A StoryPlay Book) (Ages 3–5) by Samantha Berger and Pamela Chanko and illustrated by Melissa Sweet: StoryPlay Books offer fun ways to engage with little ones during story time and playtime with prompts and activities that everyone will love! Each book also shines a spotlight on important topics for this age. It's Spring! is a rhyming story about the arrival of spring focuses on nature.
Good Night, Bunny (Ages 3–5) by Lauren Thompson and illustrated by Stephanie Yue: In this charming bedtime book, Bunny says goodnight to the drowsy world - from the bluebells and pansies to the turtledove and ducklings in a row. Featuring soothing rhymes and rich watercolor illustrations Good Night, Bunny is a delightful book for sleepyheads everywhere.
Beecause I Love You (Ages 0–3) by Sandra Magsamen: Babies and toddlers will love reading, holding, and touching this board book with soft, cozy bee antennae. With Sandra Magsamen's signature message of love, this book is perfect for any beeloved little one.
You’re My Little Chickadee (Ages 0–3) by Sandra Magsamen: Babies and toddlers will love holding, touching, and reading this adorable board book, featuring a soft felt topper and bright and vibrant illustrations. With Sandra Magsamen’s signature message of love, this book is perfect for celebrating springtime and Easter with your little chickadee.