20 Delightful Easter Picture Books to Read Aloud

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20 Delightful Easter Picture Books to Read Aloud
As I began to write An Expectant Easter, I knew that one of the very first things I needed to do was gather the best of the best Easter picture books. I scoured blogs, asked my friends in my Instagram stories, and searched online. Easter books by the dozens came into my home and I read each and every one. This list is a compilation of my favorite 20! Some are Christ-centered, some are full of bunnies and eggs, and some celebrate various cultures and Easter traditions. All of them are filled with lovely words and illustrations.
  1. The Donkey Who Carried a King by RC Sproul
  2. The Golden Egg Book by Margaret Wise Brown
  3. Easter Eggs for Anya by Virginia L Kroll
  4. The Easter Story by Patricia Pingry
  5. The Best Easter Egg Hunt Ever by Dawn Casey
  6. The Sparkle Egg by Jill Hardie
  7. Easter Love Letters from God by Glenys Nellist
  8. Humphrey’s First Palm Sunday by Carol Hayer *
  9. The Easter Egg by Jan Brett *
  10. The Egg Tree by Katherine Milhous *
  11. God Gave Us Easter by Lisa Tawn Bergren *
  12. The Story of the Easter Robin by Dandi Daley Mackall *
  13. The Tale of Three Trees retold by Angela Elwell Hunt *
  14. The Parable of the Lily by Liz Curtis Higgs
  15. The Legend of the Easter Egg by Lori Walburg
  16. Rechenka’s Eggs by Patricia Polacco *
  17. Easter in the Garden by Pamela Kennedy *
  18. The Garden, The Curtain, and The Cross by Carl Laferton *
  19. Bunny’s Easter Egg by Anne Mortimer
  20. Jesus Calling: The Story of Easter by Sarah Young

* The titles marked with an asterisk are used as a part of An Expectant Easter curriculum, along with nature, artist, and poet study books, coordinating crafts and recipes! I hope you enjoy these books as much as we do!

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