Time for Books About Chicks & Bunnies

Seira Wilson on March 12, 2018

GoldenEgg_225.jpgIt's just about time to start dying eggs, filling baskets for the little ones, and fighting the desire to eat those strange colored, fairly gross, but somehow irresistible marshmallow Peeps... 

Books are a fun addition to any Easter basket, and the handful below include charming new titles and established favorites of the season. 

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We're Going on an Egg Hunt by Laura Hughes

Wonderfully bright and cheerful illustrations accompany an Easter themed text in the familiar rhythm of We're Going on a Bear Hunt.  Interactive fun for little ones, with ten eggs to find, flaps to lift, and a sweet cast of animal characters to meet along the way.  Ages 2-5

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Big Bunny by Rowboat Watkins

There's no Easter theme here, but there is one gigantic bunny rabbit!  A fun, slightly strange picture book with sly humor about all the stories that have come before.  The quirky question and answer format lends itself to read-aloud enthusiasm.  Ages 4-8

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So Many Bunnies Board Book: A Bedtime ABC and Counting Book by Rick Walton

Now available in a board book, So Many Bunnies is an evergreen favorite but it's especially timely for the season.  Toddlers will have a great time counting bunnies and saying names that cover every letter of the alphabet, as they all get tucked in for bed by dear Mother Rabbit. Ages 3-4

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Duck & Goose, Here Comes the Easter Bunny! by Tad Hills

Ever since this first published a couple of years ago, it's been one of our most popular Easter books, and for good reason.  Charming Duck and Goose set off to on a hunt for the Easter bunny, and the bright colors and fun antics are a winner with preschoolers.  Ages 2-5

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Easter Croc: Full of pop-up surprises! by Roger Priddy

Crocodile is upset that the Easter bunny has come and gone and he has no egg.  Crocodile asks some of the other animals but they are all busy with their pretty eggs and don't have one to spare.  When this grumpy reptile finally catches up with the Easter bunny what will he say?  The answer will surprise and delight little ones.  Ages 1-4

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