5 Books to Celebrate Mom

by | May 8, 2018

Mother’s Day is almost here! To celebrate, we’ve rounded up a list of some great children’s books featuring amazing moms! Grab one of these titles this weekend, read it as a family, and enjoy the time spent together.

1. Are You My Mother?

By P.D. Eastman

From Amazon:

A baby bird goes in search of his mother in this hilarious board book edited by Dr. Seuss. When a mother bird’s egg starts to jump, she hurries off to make sure she has something for her little one to eat. But as soon as she’s gone, out pops the baby bird. He immediately sets off to find his mother, but not knowing what she looks like makes it a challenge. The little hatchling is determined to find his mother, even after meeting a kitten, a hen, a dog, and a Snort. The timeless message of the bond between mother and child make this abridged, super-simple edition of P. D. Eastman’s Are You My Mother? a must for baby showers, beginning readers, and Mother’s Day.

Buy it on Amazon.

2) Just Me and My Mom (A Little Critter Book)

by Mercer Mayer

From Amazon:

Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter is spending a special day with his mom in this classic, funny, and heartwarming story. Whether the duo is at the museum, the aquarium, or the toy store, both parents and children alike will relate to Little Critter’s beloved story. A perfect gift for Mother’s Day . . . or any day!

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3) The Night Before Mother’s Day

by Natasha Wing

From Amazon:

It’s the night before Mother’s Day, and Dad and the kids are determined to show Mom just how much they love her. They whip up a cake from scratch, and offer a special coupon for a day at the spa, right in their own kitchen! Kids and moms will love reading this sweet story aloud together for a fun way to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Buy it on Amazon.

4) T.Rex and the Mother’s Day Hug

by Lois G. Grambling

From Amazon:

Mother’s Day is here, and T. Rex wants to plan something extra special for his mama. He really wants to do something instead of just giving something. T. Rex is sure he has a perfect gift idea, but will Mama Rex love it, too?

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5) My Fairy Stepmother

by Marni Prince

From Amazon:

This is no Cinderella story – finally there’s a fairytale where the stepmother is the hero! My Fairy Stepmother is a children’s book that turns the Cinderella myth on it’s head, with a caring stepmother who helps her stepdaughter find courage she never knew she had. Amelia’s stepmom Maribel has a special secret. When Amelia has trouble sleeping, will her stepmother’s secret be able to help? Children of blended families will be drawn in by the colorful hand-crafted illustrations, and the tale of magic and empowerment that follows. They’ll identify with Amelia’s character as she travels between two households, and faces challenges that only stepchildren face. And parents will love the positive portrayal of a stepmother who helps her stepdaughter with these challenges.

Buy it on Amazon.

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