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Easter is coming! We are stocking up on hot cross buns and the Easter Bunny is preparing Easter eggs… But what about holiday reading? Check out our pick of Easter reads for kids and borrow them all!

Eggstraordinary Easter

Eggstraordinary Easter

by Victoria Kann

I’m sure there are lots of parents who are familiar with the colourful character of Pinkalicious! (Well, when I say ‘colourful’ there is really only one shade you will find in the town of Pinkerton and that is PINK!) In this story it is Easter time in Pinkerton and a certain bunny by the name of Edgar sends the candyfloss-coloured characters on an eggsciting hunt for sweet Easter treats! Written by number 1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Kann, this is a treat of a tale. Borrow it today for your little sweethearts!

Borrow Eggstraordinary Easter

Easter Days

Easter days

by Sue DeGennaro

This story is full of family fun! A family of bunnies do what so many families do on Easter Day… hunt for eggs! Their hunt takes them all over the garden (and your little ones can help find the eggs too!) Soon the bunnies are having so much fun together, they realise it doesn’t matter if they find lots of eggs, or no eggs at all… because Easter days are not (only) about chocolate, they are also about having time together as a family. Be the first to borrow this brand-new book!

Borrow Easter Days

The Easter Bunny comes to New Zealand

The Easter Bunny comes to New Zealand: an Easter adventure

by Lily Jacobs

This is an awesome Easter story set right here in New Zealand. The Easter Bunny travels through the North and South Island, hiding eggs everywhere he goes. Your little ones will love this book because they can join in with the adventure, finding eggs on every page. Borrow this one today and enjoy the journey to all those familiar places!

Borrow The Easter Bunny comes to New Zealand

Easter Cooking

Easter cooking

by Rebecca Gilpin 641.568 GIL

Get the kids in the kitchen this Easter holidays with these delicious recipes! Stuffed with savoury delights like Cheesy chicks and Sunshine toast, traditional favourites like Spiced Easter biscuits and Easter cake and of course, sweet treats like Chocolate nests and Coloured eggs, borrow this book and keep your little bakers busy cooking (and eating) this Easter!

Borrow Easter Cooking


Origami Festivals: Easter

by Jasmine Brooke 736.982 BRO

This is the perfect book for anyone who would like to find out more about the festival of Easter. There are some great origami projects to try (simple enough for even the most inexperienced paper-folder!) We love the cute origami bunnies and, when the Easter Bunny comes visiting, the origami Easter basket is the perfect place to store your Easter eggs! Alongside the cool craft activities this book explores Easter celebrations around the world, helping your little egg-hunters to understand the origins of this special holiday.

Borrow Origami Festivals: Easter

Emma the Easter Fairy

Emma the Easter Fairy

by Daisy Meadows

Do you know a young reader who can’t get enough of the Rainbow Magic series by Daisy Meadows? If so, you will need to pop into the library double-quick to borrow this one for Easter! It is Emma the Easter Fairy’s job to make sure everybody has a wonderful Easter but, unfortunately Jack Frost attempts to ruin everybody’s Easter by stealing Emma’s magic eggs and kidnaping the Easter Bunny! Luckily Rachel and Kirsty are on hand to save the day!

Borrow Emma the Easter Fairy