April Picture Books

Scroll down to see clickable book covers for every title on this list.

Spring is finally here…  and that certainly feels like something to celebrate, doesn’t it? We’re doing that with a list of our favorite April picture books.

These Easter, rain, and gardening-themed books will help you celebrate with your crew. (*Note that specifically Christian Easter books are marked with a small cross, if you’re looking for those.)

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The Ugly Vegetables
An Egg Is Quiet
Inch by Inch
Ivy in Bloom: The Poetry of Spring
The Easter Egg
Song of the Swallows
Two Little Gardeners (Little Golden Book)
Bunny’s First Spring
Singing in the Rain
Simon and the Easter Miracle: A Traditional Tale for Easter
Watersong
The Curious Garden
The Story of the Easter Robin
Float
Water Is Water: A Book About the Water Cycle
Flower Garden
Mama, Is It Summer Yet?
The Donkey Egg
Sometimes Rain
Jack’s Garden
Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt
Rain! (Board Book)
Pip and Pup
Outside Your Window: A First Book of Nature
The Egg Tree
Rain Feet
Make Way for Ducklings
Shake a Leg, Egg
And Then It’s Spring (Booklist Editor’s Choice. Books for Youth (Awards))
The Easter Story
Worm Weather (Penguin Core Concepts)
James Herriot’s Treasury for Children: Warm and Joyful Tales by the Author of All Creatures Great and Small
That Grand Easter Day
Little White Rabbit Board Book
Rechenka’s Eggs (Paperstar)
Blue on Blue
Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!
Minerva Louise and the Colorful Eggs
When Spring Comes
Tops & Bottoms (Caldecott Honor Book)
Planting a Rainbow
The Peter Rabbit Collection
The Biggest Puddle in the World
The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes
The Gardener
Green Green: A Community Gardening Story
A Seed Is Sleepy
Rain School
Tale Of Three Trees
Tale for Easter

Looking for a personalized list?

3 Questions & Done!

“The recommendations are spot on. Sort of freaky in a good way! 😂”
Michelle L.

“Excellent book choices and easy to use!”
Amy C.

“Fun quiz and easy to use. Thank you!”
Sarah Y.