Egg Books for Preschool

These egg books for preschool are perfect for spring and summer. You’ll find books about Easter eggs and animals that hatch from eggs.

Baby birds, Humpty Dumpty, and the Easter Bunny make appearances in the books featured on the list below.

I’m confident you’ll find a new book to add to your list of favorite preschool books!

Egg Books for Preschool

Below, I’ve featured just a handful of picture books about eggs – grocery eggs, bird eggs, Easter eggs, and more.

You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.

An Egg Is Quiet: (Picture Book, Kids Book about Eggs) (Nature Books)The Easter EggThe Good Egg Presents: The Great Eggscape!


An Egg is Quiet – From tiny hummingbird eggs to giant ostrich eggs, oval ladybug eggs to tubular dogfish eggs, gooey frog eggs to fossilized dinosaur eggs, it magnificently captures the incredible variety of eggs and celebrates their beauty and wonder.

The Easter Egg – If Hoppi can make the best Easter egg, he will get to help the Easter Rabbit with his deliveries on Easter morning. But it is not so easy…

The Great Eggscape! – The Great Eggscape is when the Good Egg and his pals escape their carton and drop into the store for a morning of fun, enjoyed by everybody. Well, almost everybody…

The Emperor's Egg: Read and WonderThe Good EggThe Egg


The Emperor’s Egg – Welcome to the story of the world’s most devoted dad!

The Good Egg – Meet the good egg. He’s a verrrrrry good egg indeed. But trying to be so good is hard when everyone else is plain ol’ rotten.

The Egg – When the eggs hatches, and a baby dragon comes out, George knows exactly what to do.  A baby dragon needs to learn how dragons are supposed to act, including how to fly, how to breathe fire, and how to defeat a knight-so George starts the dragon lessons right away!

EggGreen Eggs and HamFeel Like Eggs?: Introducing Children to a Dozen Emotions


EggEgg is a graphic novel for preschoolers about four eggs, one big surprise, and an unlikely friendship.

Green Eggs and Ham – Kids will love the terrific tongue-twisters as the list of places to enjoy green eggs and ham gets longer and longer…and they might even  learn a thing or two about trying new things!

Feel Like Eggs? – This is no ordinary carton of eggs. Inside this carton, the eggs express their feelings through a dozen different dishes. A happy sunny-side-up egg, a sensitive poached egg and a naughty deviled egg are among the clever characters revealed throughout this adorable picture book.

The Golden Egg Book (Little Golden Book)First the Egg (Caldecott Honor Book and Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book (Awards))Birds, Nests & Eggs (Take Along Guides)


The Golden Egg Book – This classic story follows a little bunny as it discovers a blue egg and begins to wonder about all the wonderful things that might be inside.

First the Egg – WHICH CAME FIRST? The chicken or the egg? Simple die-cuts magically present transformation– from seed to flower, tadpole to frog, caterpillar to butterfly.

Birds, Nests, and Eggs – A fun, informative take-along guide that will help children identify 15 birds. Kid will also learn how and where birds build their homes and all about their young.

After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again)Eggs and Legs: Counting by Twos (Know Your Numbers)Big Egg (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1)


After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back up Again) – Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what happened after?

Eggs and Legs: Counting By Two – Introduces counting by twos by counting the number of legs coming out of eggs. Readers are invited to find hidden numbers on an illustrated activity page.

Big Egg – One morning Hen wakes up and finds a gigantic egg in her nest. Whose ege can it be? Here’s a hint, Hen–it doesn’t belong to that wily Fox!  

Which of these books about eggs will you read first?

Round Out Your Unit with These Activities

These Counting Eggs add a pop of color as well as a little something to find, count, sort, and explore imaginative thinking with.

These color matching eggs are perfect for strengthening children’s hand-eye coordination and recognition skills. They help preschoolers count, sort and match.


Who rules the roost? Little farmers will find it fun to collect all twelve eggs in this Peek-a-Doodle-Doo preschool game designed to improve concentration and memory skills. But careful — one wrong move will ruffle feathers!

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