Great Books for Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day! Here at First Book, we feel the best way to celebrate any holiday is with a great book!  So here are some great reads for Mother’s Day:

The Runaway Bunny

By Margaret Wise Brown, Illustrations by Clement Hurd

In this charming book, a mix of color and black and white illustrations come alive as a mother shows her child that she will always be there, even if her little bunny runs, swims or sails away.  Runaway Bunny, by Margaret Wise Brown, the author of Goodnight Moon, is the perfect book for any mom to read to her son or daughter!

Mama, Do You Love Me?

By Barbara Joosse, Illustrations by  Barbara Lavallee

In Mama, Do You Love Me? beautiful watercolor illustrations capture a unique Artic setting and the power of a mother’s unconditional love.  As a child tests the limits of her independence she learns that her mother’s love is forever, no matter where she goes. Joosse’s book is rich with culture and perfect for children (and adults) of any age.

Only You

By Robin Cruise, Illustrations by Margaret Chodos-Irvine

Only You, by Robin Cruise and illustrated by Caldecott Honor winner, Margaret Chodos-Irvine, celebrates how strong a mother’s love for her little one can be. In this book, a diverse range of parents and children combine with bold, yet simple, illustrations to make Only You the perfect book for even the youngest of children and the people that love them.

A Chair For My Mother

By Vera Williams

This award winning classic tells the story of a young girl, her mother, and grandmother saving this money to buy a much-needed chair.

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