How to Track an Easter Bunny by Sue Fliess


Back of Book:
Legend has it that the only way to find all the hidden Easter eggs is to track an Easter Bunny’s every move. . . . But be careful: Easter Bunnies hop fast! To find one, you’ll need to be clever in crafting a tricky nest. So, grab some nest supplies, glitter, and glue, and get prepared for your sly holiday visitor!

On the night before Easter, the Easter Bunny will show up to hide her eggs and then disappear as quickly as she came. However, if you’re careful and clever and quick, you can set up a bunny nest that will let you track the Easter Bunny, and then you’ll be sure to find all her hidden treasures, no matter where they might be!
My Review:
I received a copy of this picture book from Sky Pony Press in exchange for an honest review.
The Easter season s upon us and with that comes enjoying fantastic read alouds with my students. I am already a fan of Sue Fliess and was thrilled to see that she had written another book. The story follows a group of children as they set a trap for the Easter Bunny. The rhyming scheme is engaging and creative Each action or descriptive word is bolded and written in another color. I loved that the book teaches readers about the original creation of making a bunny nest. The illustrations by Simona Sanfilippo are bright, vibrant, and filled with detail. The back of the book has a history of the Easter nest and instructions on how readers can create their own. It adds another layer to the story and creates a great activity to do in the classroom. This is a book that can be enjoyed over and over again.
Ages 5 and up
32 Pages


God Gave us Easter By Lisa Tawn Bergren


Back of Book:

Little Cub is stunned to hear her father say that Easter is even better than Christmas. On a walk, Papa Bear uses an Easter egg, an uprooted tree, and evidence of new life in a pinecone to tell the Easter story: how Jesus was the root of Jesse who came to die and to rise again so that we would have the chance to go to heaven, where we will see Him face-to-face. Covering doctrines like sin, prayer, and heaven in simple language that children can understand.

My Review:

This is one of my favorite Easter books. It is a beautiful explanation of many traditions that families have during the Easter season. The illustrations are soft and draw a reader into the story. The interaction between the cub and her father is sweet and engaging. A must read about Easter     .Click Here to Find on Amazon



The Biggest Easter Basket Ever By Steven Kroll

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Back of book: Lovable Clayton and Desmond are back in this Easter story. As Mouseville prepares for a gala Easter celebration on the village green, complete with a biggest Easter Basket contest, two lovable mice learn a lesson in cooperation — and fun! Town mouse Clayton and country mouse Desmond continue to teach the benefits of collaboration and friendship in another sweet story centered around this joyful holiday.

My Review: I have mentioned before in my reviews how much I love Scholastic Co books.  There are several stories about the adventures of Clayton and Desmond and each one talks about valuable lessons that all children should be learning. The mayor has announced that there will be an egg rolling contest, Easter egg hunt, and a contest to see who can create the biggest Easter basket. Clayton and Desmond are each determined to win and they prepare really big baskets, but when they check out those of their friends they realize that the others are about the same size.  Its only when they work together that they can fight to win. This was a fun read aloud to share with my students.

Ages 4 and up

32 pages