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8 books to look for at your library this Easter

March 28, 2018

Books, they’re better than chocolate! Well, as good as at least!

Here’s a selection of 8 books you can look for at your local library that are great to share with little ones.

Meet Ollie, a gorgeous, lively zebra, Fred the dog and all of Ollie’s friends. In I Love Easter, join Ollie and Fred as they visit the Easter fair, make hats for the Easter parade, and have fun on the egg hunt.

If it’s Easter time, you can bet that Maisy and all her friends are ready to collect some eggs! First Tallulah, Eddie, and Cyril help Maisy paint the eggs lots of different colors. Then it’s Charley’s job to hide the eggs in the garden, and the hunt begins. Maisy’s loyal fans will love to join her in a simple adventure that helps make the holiday special.

Spot goes on an exciting Easter hunt in this seasonal lift-the-flap tale by Eric Hill.

Why should the Easter Bunny get all the love? That’s what Cat would like to know. So he decides to take over: He dons his sparkly suit, jumps on his Harley, and roars off into the night. But it turns out delivering Easter eggs is hard work. And it doesn’t leave much time for naps (of which Cat has taken five-no, seven). So when a pooped-out Easter Bunny shows up, and with a treat for Cat, what will Cat do? His surprise solution will be stylish, smart, and even-yes-kind.

Join the Easter Bunnies as they set off on an exciting lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt. With ten eggs to find and count, it’s great fun. But watch out for the obstacles along the way – lambs, chicks, bees and ducks – and there’s even a wolfish surprise, so do take care.

Lots of baby bunnies! A touchy-feely board book with simple, repetitive text, tactile patches and bold illustrations suitable for babies and toddlers. A little white mouse appears on every page, for children to spot.

One warm sunny day, Grug discovers that Easter is on its way. Then he is visited by a mysterious creature, who leaves treats of special eggs for Grug to find. Grug decides to hide some eggs in the forest for his bush friends to find – and delivers a special egg for a special friend. Along the way he make some art from the shiny egg wrappers, and has a strange dream. But will he ever find out who the mysterious creature is?

The story of Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare trying to express how much they love each other is one which has captivated adults and children the world over.