Engage your children on Easter Sunday or through the week-long observance of Passover with some free books about the holidays. These books are currently free for the Amazon Kindle, at least as of the time of this posting. Please note that prices can and do often change without warning. Always verify the actual "Buy" price instead of the "Prime" price.
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Tristan the Detective Bunny
Tristan the Bunny is also a detective who is determined to find out what happened to the Easter bunnies' clover. Rhyming verses make up this story that teaches children about cooperation and friendship.
Friends With Fur: Charlie's Easter
This silly story for friends of all ages who still believe in the Easter Bunny includes photographs of a loveable ridgeback named Charlie.
Bunny and the Easter Parade
Liz-beth disappoints Bunny when she tells him that the fairy tale play must be postponed due to Easter. But he is excited to find out that he has been chosen to be the Easter Bunny. He has a scary dream in which he breaks all of the eggs and ruins Easter. The Lady of the House calms him by telling him what Easter is really about. Photographs of the characters accompany the story.
The Quest for the Afrikoman
The Bergsons and their extended family sit around the table to partake of the Passover feast prior to their children searching for the Afrikoman. This book is geared toward children both of the Jewish and other faiths, to teach them more about Passover traditions.
As Suzannah polishes a special silver goblet with intricate carvings, her daughter Hannah learns about the prophet Elijah and Jewish traditions.
9 Happy Passover Stories
If these previous two Passover stories delight you and your young readers, then check out this full collection of author Leslie Garland's Passover stories. 9 stories in all, it also includes the previous two books, to help children better understand this Jewish holiday.