Mother’s Day Book Picks

Happy Mother’s Day!

I hope all you beautiful Momma’s out there are having a spectacular day – you deserve it!

Today I want to share some amazing books that are perfect for celebrating Momma’s everywhere! If you see one or more that interest you just click on the book to get your own copy! These books are also great everyday books – because being a Mom is an everyday experience! Without further ado, and in no particular order.

I Love Mommy

By Lauren Gates Galvin

Illustrated by Helen Graper

Board Book

12 Pages

Ages 5-6

Kidsbooks Publishing

Heart-Shaped Board Book

Little ones will love to snuggle up and read this sweet rhyming story that celebrates what makes mommies so special. Adorable animals perfectly illustrate the bond between mommy and child in this heartwarming, heart-shaped board book.

Mommy Loves You

By Danielle McLean

Illustrated by Zoe Waring

Board Book

10 Pages

Ages 2-5

Tiger Tales Books

Board Book

Who loves you, baby? Your Mommy does! Always and forever. With a heart shaped lift-the-flap on each spread and a surprise mirror at the end this is a darling book to share with little ones and babies everywhere!

My Mom Is Magical!

By Sabrina Moyle

Illustrated by Eunice Moyle

Board Book

24 Pages

Ages Baby-3

Abrams Appleseed / Hello!Lucky

Board Book – Kindle

Is your mom more amazing than a billion butterflies?

More sparkly than a universe of stars?

Sweeter than a cloud of cotton candy?

My Mom Loves Me!

By Marianne Richmond

Board Boom

24 Pages

Ages 5+

Source Books / Jabberwocky

Board Book – Hardcover – Kindle

A book of love celebrating the special relationship between every mother and their child!

My mom plays with me.

My mom carries me.

My mom cuddles with me.

Can You See My Mommy?

By Becky Davies

Illustrated by Mel Armstrong

Board Book

20 Pages

Ages Baby-3

Random House

Board Book

Little critters such as a butterfly, snail, and ladybug tell readers what they love about their mommies. As children turn the peek-through pages, they’ll help each baby find their mommy! Filled with gorgeous artwork that camouflages the moms, the pages are die-cut so that the found mom is a raised piece that kids can touch. When the page is turned, the piece fits into a scooped cutout on the opposite page. With sweet, rhyming text that details what the babies love about their mommies, this is an ideal read-aloud for Mother’s Day, as well as a great gift for baby showers and first birthdays.

Why I Love My Mom

By Alison Reynolds

Illustrated by Serena Geddes

Picture book

22 Pages

Ages 3-6

Little Bee Books

Hardcover

In WHY I LOVE MY MOM, kids can read the sweet story and then personalize the book by writing and drawing in the pages in the back. On the final two pages, children can draw pictures of their moms and the things they love to do together. And, they can even use a photo to feature their own mom on the cover!

I Love Mommy Every Day

By Isabel Otter

Illustrated by Alicia Más

Picture Book

32 Pages

Ages 3-7

Random House

Hardcover – Kindle

Through adorably-illustrated vignettes, this gifty, light-hearted picture book captures and celebrates the true meaning of Mother’s Day, and encourages readers to embrace the spirit of Mother’s Day every day! With an array of mother-child pairings enjoying all the sweet moments that make moms special throughout the year, I Love Mommy Every Day shares the message that love, hope, kindness, and generosity are relevant all year round.

A Mother Is A House

By Aurore Petit

Picture Book

48 Pages

Ages 4-6

Gecko Press

Hardcover – Kindle

A mother is a nest, a mirror, a moon. The baby sees their mother in every aspect of their day. As the pages go by, the child grows. The mother who was a refuge becomes a road, a story, and a show. On the final page, the child is ready to take their first steps.

A Book About Mom – With Words And Pictures By Me

Design by Jooahn Kwon

Illustrated by Irena Freitas

Picture Book

56 Pages

Ages 5-13

Workman

Hardcover

Dear Mom,Keep this book forever to remember all the reasons why I love you.

Every page has a heartwarming, imaginative (and sometimes cheeky!) prompt—a sentence to finish or an illustration to complete—to help kids capture everything they know and love about their parent, from their favorite things to do together to what kind of pizza topping they would be.

A sheet of illustrated stickers gives kids even more ways to customize the work!

Each book starts with a letter to parent from child, and then the fun begins, from:

Your favorite animal is ______.

You are terrified of ______!

To: I wrote a story about you. Want to read it together?

To: Look! I drew a picture of us on an intergalactic space adventure!

And finally: This is us, having the greatest adventure ever.

I love you, Mom!

How To Get A Mommy To Sleep

By Amy Parker

Illustrated by Natalia Moore

Picture Book

32 Pages

Ages 4-8

Tommy Nelson Books

Hardcover

Celebrate the precious everyday blessings of mommy-and-me time with this funny role-reversal bedtime story that trains kids how to get a busy mother to bed, beginning with the first step: start early. Whether your day includes breakfast in bed, shopping, chores, or something fancy, just follow these tips to be sure Mommy will go out like a light when it’s time for bed.

You Be Mommy

By Karla Clark

Illustrated by Zoe Persico

Picture Book

32 Pages

Ages 2-6

Feiwel & Friends / Macmillan

Hardcover – Board Book – Kindle

In this clever, rhyming picture book, a mother tells her child that she’s simply too tired to be Mommy tonight and asks her daughter to take over for her.

An utterly relatable theme told with humor and heart provides a story parents and children will delight in reading together at bedtime.

Tough Like Mum

By Lana Button

Illustrated by Carmen Mok

Picture Book

32 Pages

Ages 3-7

Tundra Books

Hardcover

Kim’s mum is tough.

Everyone says so.

She can deal with unruly customers at the Red Rooster with a snap of her fingers.

Kim is tough, too.

She doesn’t need to wear a hat to keep her ears warm. And she can make soup all by herself, even without the stove.Kim and her mum are tough.

But Kim is learning that sometimes toughness doesn’t look like what you’d expect.

In this tender exploration of a mother-daughter relationship, Kim and her mother learn that in order to support and truly take care of each other, they need to be tough — and that sometimes being tough means showing vulnerability and asking for help.

Mommy’s Favorite Smell

By Brock Eastman

Illustrated by David Miles

Picture Book

32 Pages

Ages 3-7

Harvest House Publishers

Hardcover – Audiobook

When Little Lion spends a day trying to guess Mommy Lion’s favorite smell, from fresh cinnamon rolls to rain-soaked grass, she is reminded of her mom’s deep love for her.

I want to thank you all for coming by! I hope you are all having a wonderful Mother’s Day – You deserve it!

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