When you become a mother, it quickly becomes apparent that Mother’s Day isn’t actually about you but rather still about your kids. From burnt breakfast in bed to lopsided (but appreciated) globs of homemade artwork. Here are some wonderful Mother’s Day books you can read your little ones this holiday or any day to let them know how happy you are to be their mom.
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Mother’s Day Books: All About the Love of a Mother
Little Bear (An I Can Read Book): Meet Little Bear, a friend to millions of children. And meet Mother Bear, who is there whenever Little Bear needs her. When it is cold and snowy outside, she finds just the right outfit for Little Bear to play in. When he goes to the moon, she has a hot lunch waiting for him on his return. And, of course, she never forgets his birthday.
Love You Forever: A young woman holds her newborn son, looks at him lovingly and begins to sing. So begins the story that has touched the hearts of millions worldwide. Since publication in l986, Love You Forever has sold more than 15 million copies.
Me and My Mom! Little Bear’s mom is simply wonderful! She can string together the longest daisy chain, make the loudest echoes in a cave, and balance three apples on her nose. But the best thing she does in all the world is love her little cub!
Mama, Do You Love Me? This beloved story of a child testing the limits of her independence, and a mother who reassuringly proves that a parents love is unconditional and everlasting is a perfect first book for toddlers.
The Runaway Bunny: The Runaway Bunny begins with a young bunny who decides to run away: “‘If you run away,’ said his mother, ‘I will run after you. For you are my little bunny.'” And so begins a delightful, imaginary game of chase.
On the Night You Were Born: This debut picture book by Nancy Tillman has touched the hearts of readers of all ages, from the youngest readers, to new mothers, to grandparents. A New York Times and Publishers Weekly bestselling book, On the Night You Were Born is sure to be a beloved addition to family library.
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