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Mother's Day: Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about Mother's Day?

As you can see, this list of kids books about Mother’s Day is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about Mother’s Day, please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

The Mother's Day Mice
Written by Eve Bunting & illustrated by Jan Brett
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

It’s Mother’s Day and the three mouse brothers, Biggest, Middle, and Little, have only a short time to get their presents.

Katie's Happy Mother's Day
Written by Fran Manushkin & illustrated by Tammy Lyon
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 5-7

When Katie’s mother feels unwell on the day before Mother’s Day, Katie wants to do everything she can think of to help her mother get well—but she forgot to get a present.

Night Before Mother’s Day
Written by Natasha Wing & illustrated by Amy Wummer
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-5

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.

Mother, You're the Best!
Written & illustrated by Diane DeGroat
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-8

It’s Mother’s Day, and Gilbert wants to show his mother that she’s the best! But nothing he does seems to work out quite right. To make matters worse, his little sister always manages to be in the way! Can Gilbert ever have his mother all to himself today? But more importantly, can he make this Mother’s Day truly special?

Diane deGroat’s heartfelt story and endearing illustrations will resonate with any reader who has ever had to share a parent’s attention with a sibling.

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