10 Amazing Picture Books About Moms for Mother's Day!
Moms in real life, and moms from the animal kingdom... Just in time for Mother's Day, we've selected ten of our favorite books featuring moms!
We also adore these books about grandmothers.
1. All of the Factors Why I Like Tractors
After asking to borrow a book on tractors for the upteenth time at the local library, Frankie happily shares with his mother a long list of all of the factors why he loves tractors in this adorably illustrated and engaging story. (Get your copy here.)
2. Crocodiles Need Kisses Too
Fun-to-read-aloud, rhyming text describes prickly porcupines, roaring tigers, and slithery snakes--not the most cuddly creatures, but still worthy of hugs and snuggles from their mamas! (Get your copy here.)
3. Eyes That Kiss in the Corners
Our heroine celebrates the traits that unite the women of her family in this stunningly illustrated story about the beauty and strength of Asian-American culture. (available as part of the Family Adventures collection)
4. I'll Meet You in Your Dreams
Kids will marvel at the gorgeous illustrations in this beautiful story about the unbreakable bond between parent and child through space and time. Warning: Parents may cry a single tear. (Get your copy here.)
5. I Had a Favorite Dress
A celebration of upcycling! When our heroine's favorite dress gets a little too short, she and her mom turn it into something even better, again and again and again. Kids will love this beautifully illustrated story about breathing new life into our most treasured possessions. (Get your copy here.)
6. The Paper Kingdom
When Daniel’s babysitter is unable to come, he joins his parents on their night shift as cleaners in an office building. His parents turn the office into a fantastical kingdom of paper in this beautiful story about finding magic in the ordinary. (Get Your Copy here.)
Ava and her mother cherish the time they spend together on Saturdays. But when their carefully planned Saturday becomes a terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad day, they discover that every day is special when you spend it with your favorite people! (Get your copy here.)
8. Your Name is a Song
Frustrated by a day full of teachers and classmates mispronouncing her beautiful name, a little girl tells her mother she never wants to come back to school. In response, the girl's mother teaches her about the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latina, and Middle Eastern names on their lyrical walk home through the city. (Get your copy here.)
9. Welcome to the Party
The guest of honor has arrived! A new mom welcomes her precious baby to the party that never stops in this beautiful book about family, love, and celebrating every new baby's arrival to the world. (Get your copy here.)
10. Welcome to Your World
With lyrical language and stunning illustrations about the bond between animal babies and their parents around the world, this story is a perfect choice for new parents. (Get your copy here.)