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Children's Books About Mom

These Mother's Day-themed books are the perfect way to show kids how important mom is in their lives.
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Jonathan and His Mommy
by Michael Hays , Irene Smalls-Hector , Arene Smalls

Step out with Jonathan and his mother as they go on a wonderful walk through the streets and parks of their city. And this is no ordinary walk!

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Hanging Out with Mom
Series: Hello Reader
by Sonia W. Black Illustrated by George Ford

A young boy and his working mother share an evening in the park: chasing kite tails, feeding ducks, and climbing the jungle gym.

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Just Me and My Mom
Series: Little Critter
by Mercer Mayer Illustrated by Mercer Mayer

Little Critter and his mother take a trip to the city, exploring the department stores and museums.

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The Night Before Mother's Day
by Natasha Wing Illustrated by Amy Wummer

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!

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Clifford's Happy Mother's Day
Series: Clifford
by Norman Bridwell Illustrated by Norman Bridwell

Mother's Day is coming, and Emily Elizabeth is gathering together some surprises for her mom: candy, flowers, and a card she'll make herself. Uh-oh! Clifford accidentally knocks over the ink and tracks pawprints over the card and Emily's sweater!

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We're Making Breakfast for Mother
by Shirley Neitzel Illustrated by Nancy Winslow Parker

It's Mother's Day, and two children are preparing a breakfast feast for their unsuspecting mother, to be served in bed, of course. Nothing comes out quite as intended, so it's Mother to the rescue in this extraordinary rebus book.

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T. Rex and the Mother's Day Hug
by Lois G. Grambling Illustrated by Jack E. Davis

Like many children, this little tyrannosaurus wants to show his mother just how much he cares on her special day. He doesn't want to just give her something he's bought at a store — but something that she'll always treasure. What could that be? He gives her the best dinosaur hug ever!

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