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These Mother’s Day books are perfect for sharing the special relationship between a mom and her children. Each makes a great gift and/or keepsake.
Whether you’re looking for a book to read to your child around Mother’s Day or you’re looking for a book that expresses a special message, these picture books for kids are the perfect place to start.
Picture books help kids connect with loved ones in a special way. They love snuggling up for a good story! These books are great reminders of mommy’s love for her children or a child’s love for mom.
Mothers Day Books
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of picture books that will help your kids celebrate everything they love about momma.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
I Love My Mommy Because… – Children will love reading about how baby animals spend time with their moms, and mammas everywhere will love celebrating Mother’s Day—or any occasion!—with this adorable gift from their little ones.
The Night Before Mother’s Day – 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!
I Love Mom with the Very Hungry Caterpillar – With joyful illustrations and colorful creatures, this charming keepsake is a great way to show parents, grandparents, soon-to-be mothers, aunts, friends, or whomever you call “Mom” just how much you care.
Llama Llama Mother’s Day Present – Llama Llama is determined to make Mother’s Day as special as possible for his mama.
What NOT to Give Your Mom on Mother’s Day – A little boy offers advice on what NOT to give your mom on Mother’s Day, unless she’s an animal. For example, don’t give her a rotting log unless she’s a salamander, or a bunch of flies unless she’s a spider! What would Mom like best?
Are You My Mother? – 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.
Pinkalicious: Mother’s Day Surprise – Pinkalicious plans to surprise Mommy with breakfast in bed and a special poem—until she gets a case of writer’s block! Will inspiration strike in time?
Mommy Snuggles – How does a mother show her love? By bringing her baby everywhere! In this touching tribute to a mother’s love, tigers, kangaroos, otters, penguins, and more keep their young close no matter where they go.
Mommy Hugs – What could be sweeter than adorable baby animals snuggling with their mommies?
I Love You, Mommy – This touching, heart-warming story celebrates the tender love of a mother for her child. Everyone will recognize the softness of morning cuddles and night-time snuggles, of being safe, warm, and secure.
The Berenstain Bears and the Mama’s Day Surprise – It’s Mother’s Day, and Papa and the cubs want to do something very special for Mama, but will they be able to keep it a secret?
The Berenstain Bears Mother’s Day Blessings – Mama Bear is the best mama in all of Bear Country and Brother, Sister, and Honey Bear know just what to do for her on Mother’s Day.
The Berenstain Bears: We Love Our Mom! – With Mother’s Day only a week away, Brother and Sister Bear are looking for the perfect present for Mama. After all, Mama Bear is always there for her cubs!
Biscuit Loves Mother’s Day – There are so many ways to make Mom feel special. Pull back the big flaps to see the surprises Biscuit and the little girl have in store for Mom!
Just Me and My Mom – Little critter and his mother take a trip to the city exploring the department stores and museums.