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Spring and Easter booklist

We’ve dug out the best Easter and Spring picture books about bunny rabbits, eggs and chocolate.

The perfect calming activity after all those egg hunts and sugar! All are available as either books or ebooks on our catalogue.

egg by Sue Hendra

Egg by Sue Hendra

Everybody knows that eggs have a pointy top and a big bottom, so when an egg turns up with a big head and a pointy bottom, the other eggs don’t know what to make of it. Can they make the odd egg conform to Normal Egg Standards? The other eggs try turning it upside down, and even make it wear a hat on its bottom to show which side is ‘up’, but it takes the clever upside-down egg to show them that eggs can be anyway up and still be eggs.


Hop Little Bunnies by Martha Mumford

There are lots of sleepy animals to wake up in this bouncy, energetic picture book. Lift the flaps, then hop with the little bunnies, cheep with the chicks, baa with the lambs and mew with the kittens. An interactive book full of non-stop fun based on the popular nursery rhyme ‘Sleeping Bunnies.’

rabbits dont lay eggs book

Rabbits Don’t Lay Eggs! by Paula Metcalf and Cally Johnson-Isaacs

Rabbits don’t belong in the farmyard. So it creates quite a stir when Rupert pops up. He tries to make himself useful, but he can’t cock-a-doodle doo like Cockerel, and when he tries to lay an egg like Dora the Duck, it’s a disaster! Luckily Rupert is good at digging, which soon leads to the most unexpected farm job of all.

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Warning! This book may contain rabbits! by Tim Warnes

Uh Oh! Mole and the Lumpy Bumpy thing have found a top hat with the label ‘Warning: Do Not Touch!’ Out of the hat hops a bunny. And another. And another! Holy Moly! Surely bunnies aren’t dangerous. Are they?

hooray book

Hooray for Hoppy! by Tim Hopgood

When Hoppy the rabbit wakes up on the first day of Spring, he discovers a world full of wonderful things! But after he’s sniffed the fresh air, listened to the singing birds and tasted the fresh green grass, he starts to feel a little lonely. And so he finds a way to wake up his friends so they can enjoy the sights, smells and sounds of Spring together.

mr bunny book

Mr Bunny’s Chocolate Factory by Elys Dolan

Mr Bunny doesn’t treat his workers at the chocolate factory very well and they decide to go on strike! He learns a big lesson in this funny and beautifully illustrated story.

velveteen rabbit book

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

In the nursery, only the toys that are old and wise truly understand what it means to be Real. The Velveteen Rabbit, a newcomer to the nursery, asks one of the most knowledgeable toys, the Skin Horse, what being real means. And so begins the Velveteen Rabbit’s journey towards becoming real – through the love of a child …

peter rabbit book

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

The classic tale from one of Britain’s best loved authors about a lively rabbit and an angry gardener.

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