Best Easter Books for Kids and Families

Best Easter Books for Kids and Families

Looking for fun and unique Easter gifts for your little bunny?

With Easter quickly approaching, it’s a great idea to get together some non sugary Easter gifts for your child or grandchild. Easter books are the perfect gift for your little one and we’ve compiled a list of beautifully illustrated Easter picture books, sticker books, and activity books — these books are perfect for children and families to enjoy during Lent and Easter together. We’ve picked some of our favourites for every age group: babies, toddlers, pre-k, and growing readers. 3-year-olds and up will love The Promised One The Wonderful Story of Easter and Alive Again! The Easter Story. Even babies can listen along to the simple and gorgeously illustrated retelling of Jesus and the first Easter in The Easter Story !

We’re sure these wonderful reads will brighten up your little one’s Easter!

Baby and Toddler Easter Books

Baby and Toddler Easter Books (0-3 years)

The Easter Story Lois Rock and Alex Ayliffe

The Easter Story

by Lois Rock and Alex Ayliffe

This Big Book is ideal for a shared reading experience. Part of the bestselling My Very First Big Bible Stories series, this brightly illustrated book is a simple retelling of Jesus and the first Easter.
Ideal for introducing baby, toddlers and preschoolers to the essential Easter Bible story.
(Ages 0-3)

Preschool Easter Books

Preschool Easter Books (3-5 years)

The Promised One by Antonia Woodward

The Promised One The Wonderful Story of Easter

by Antonia Woodward

A colourful and softly illustrated picture book, The Promised One is a perfect bedtime book for reading during Easter. A beautiful telling of the Easter story for young children, kids will love the simple text and memorable images. Let Antonia Woodward’s beautiful retelling take you back to the heart of the very first Easter.
(Ages 3-6)

The Story of Easter

The Story of Easter

by Mary Joslin and Alida Massari

Packed with stunning illustrations, The Story of Easter recounts the Easter story in a way which will engage young minds. This elegant Easter book brings the whole story of Easter to life. Bursting with new details to discover with a young child, you can share the story of the special Easter morning together.
(Ages 3-6)

Alive Again!

Alive Again! The Easter Story

by Sarah J. Dodd and Raffaella Ligi

An engaging and simple retelling of the Easter story, with bright and appealing pictures that bring the powerful scenes to life. Ideal for reading aloud, sharing the events of the Easter story and what Easter is really about with children.
(Ages 4-6)

Watch Sarah J. Dodd read aloud Alive Again! here.

The Lion Book of Poems and Prayers for Easter

The Lion Book of Poems and Prayers for Easter

by Sophie Piper

An inspirational book for all the family to enjoy and share throughout the Easter season. A thoughtful way to find new meaning and expression throughout the Lent and Easter season, Poems & Prayers for Easter celebrates the key themes of Easter — faith, new life, love, hope and the joys of Spring.
(Ages 7-11)

Growing Reader Easter Books

Growing Reader Easter Books (6-11 years)

Easter! Fun things to make or do

Easter! Fun things to make and do

by Christina Goodings

Crammed with crafts and creative ideas for children, this book is a great way of sharing the Easter story by making as well as reading.  With simple, step by step illustrated instructions, make divine decorations, Easter baskets, chirpy chicks, creative cards, and more! Perfect for Sunday School leaders and parents, make rainy Easter and spring days fun for kids.
(Ages 5-7)

The Lion Storyteller Book of Parables

by Bob Hartman

Enjoy twenty-seven of Jesus’ parables given a fresh and lively twist in preparation for Easter by professional storyteller and award-winning author, Bob Hartman. A wonderful addition to the Lion Storyteller collection, the book manages to effortlessly engage young readers and make clear the depths of meaning within each parable.
(Ages 6-8)

On That Easter Morning

On That Easter Morning

by Elena Pasquali and Alison Jay

This exquisitely illustrated retelling of the Easter story brings its familiar events to life. Packed with stunning illustrations, rediscover the wonder of the first Easter morning together as a family.
(Ages 5-9)

Easter Stories

Easter Stories

by Bob Hartman

Professional storyteller and award-wining author Bob Hartman brings his remarkable storytelling gift to the events of Easter, retelling the events of Easter in a fresh and memorable way. 
Bob Hartman’s retellings of 23 stories of key Bible accounts of the events of the first Easter are fresh and engaging, making these Bible stories accessible to children of every age. 
(Ages 5-11)

Who Jesus Was

Who Jesus Was

by Avril Rowlands and Kay Widdownson

Learn about the incredible story of Jesus with well-loved Caravan bear and friends, part of the successful Animals’ Caravan series. A perfect Easter book for children aged 7-11.
(Ages 7-11)

The Unofficial Bible for Minecrafters: The Cross and Miracle

The Unofficial Bible for Minecrafters: The Cross and Miracle

by Garrett Romines and Christopher Miko

Discover this unique retelling of the Easter story – all created using vivid images captured from the bestselling game Minecraft! A great Easter gift for fans of the bestselling, block-based video game.
(Ages 7-11)

Easter Books Pack

Easter Gift Packs (2-7 years)

The Very First Easter (pack of 10)

by Kelly Pulley

From the same author of the popular The Beginner’s Bible, a bumper bundle of Easter books perfect for preschoolers. A great giveaway resource for churches and schools this Easter. The Very First Easter uses simple storytelling and engaging illustrations to help introduce young children to Jesus’ final days and the message of God’s great love.
(Ages 2-5)

The Easter Story (pack of 10)

by Juliet David and Jo Parry

Richly illustrated by Candle Bible for Kids artist Jo Parry, The Easter Story helps children discover one of the most important stories of all time. These bright booklets introduces children to the reason we celebrate Easter, and shares with them the wonderful gift of God’s Good News.
(Ages 3-5)

The Easter Story Sticker Book

My Very First Easter Story Sticker Book (pack of 5)

by Lois Rock and Alex Ayliffe

Alex Ayliffe’s bright, colourful characters from My Very First Bible feature as stickers in this story and activity book. The book contains a retelling of the Easter story. Stickers and extra activities on each page make learning about the Easter story fun!
(Ages 3-5)

Would you like to know The Story of Easter?

Would you like to know The Story of Easter? (pack of 10)

by Tim Dowley and Eira Reeves

Part of the popular Would You Like to know series, Would you like to know The Story of Easter explains to children the importance of the Easter story and its meaning, complete with a page of notes for parents. This little paperback book with simple text will help children grasp why Jesus came and is a perfect Easter gift for kids.
(Ages 3-5)

The First Easter

The First Easter (pack of 10)

by Sophie Piper and Estelle Corke

The First Easter story is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. Part of the popular Bible Story Time My Little Library, this shrink-wrapped pack of 10 copies of The First Easter enables easy multiple-purchase of a key seasonal story for groups, classes, and award-giving.
(Ages 3-5)

The Easter Story (pack of 10)

by Lois Rock and Alex Ayliffe

Children will fall in love with the bright illustrations in The Easter Story and enjoy learning about the story of Easter. Part of the popular My Very First Bible Stories series, this shrink-wrapped pack of 10 copies of The Easter Story provides a great value for groups, classes, and award-giving.
(Ages 3-5)

Easter Activity Fun

Easter Activity Fun (pack of 5)

by Tim Dowley

Fun Easter activities for all the family as children learn and play while learning about the story of Easter. Easter-themed activity book packed with puzzles, pictures, dot-to-dots, hidden objects, all based around this important Easter Bible story! A great resource for churches and schools this Easter.
(Ages 5-7)

Don’t forget to take a look at all of our wonderful children’s books here!