Will the Easter bunny be bringing your child any books this year? Hop on in for some Easter basket book suggestions:
Little White Rabbit by Kevin Henkes- see my review plus a craft here.
by Lois Grambling- When Peter Cottontail is unavailable to deliver Easter treats, T-Rex has to step in as Easter bunny. Here comes T-Rex Cottontail
There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Chick by Lucille Coandro Cute Easter take on the familiar There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly. This old lady swallows a chick and all the items needed for an Easter basket.
The Story of Easter by Patricia Pingry Tells the Easter story in language toddlers and preschoolers can understand. I love the ending where it says that Jesus had to give his life so we could have life!
The Night Before Easter by Natasha Wing – Uses the familiar Twas the Night before Christmas story but includes all the elements of Easter. I always enjoy Natasha Wing’s writing style and humor.
Pooh’s Easter Basket Cute book about colors. Each of the Winnie the Pooh characters find eggs of different colors.
Where are Baby’s Easter Eggs? by Karen Katz. Cute story that takes baby on a lift the flap adventure to find hidden Easter eggs. Tyson got this book last year for Easter. We have had to reinforce the flaps since then. I guess it is just well loved!Where are Baby’s Easter Eggs
So, what’s going in my boy’s baskets on Sunday?
Logan is getting a non-Easter themed book. Press Here by Herve Tullet. I’ve heard some buzz on this book and was going to get it for him for his birthday but I can’t wait- so Easter present it is!
Tyson is getting Slide and Find Easter by Roger Priddy- Tyson loves finding hidden items in books. The slides in this book are very sturdy!
Looking for more Easter Basket suggestions? Chronicle of an Infant Bibliophile has 76 suggestions collected by her readers for great Easter Basket books.