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

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.