Mother's Day

Mothers have been caring for, nurturing, and protecting their children for thousands of years. Sometimes we forget to notice all the things our mothers do for us; we take them for granted, and fail to give them the thanks and appreciation they deserve. This is a day to say thank you and, perhaps, to take the time to share a heart warming book like the ones you will find below.
The Way Mothers are

The Way Mothers are

Miriam Schlein
Illustrator:  Joe Lasker 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Albert Whitman & Company, 1993   ISBN: 978-0807586907
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My Mum

My Mum

Anthony Browne
Picture Book
For ages 2 to 5
Random House UK, 2008   ISBN: 978-0385613675
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A Mother's Wish

A Mother's Wish

Kathy-Jo Wargin
Illustrator:  Irena Roman 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Sleeping Bear Press, 2006   ISBN: 0060571713
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Because you are my baby

Because you are my baby

Sherry North
Illustrator:  Marcellus Hall 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2008   ISBN: 978-0810994829
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Mama’s Day

Mama’s Day

Linda Ashman
Illustrator:  Jan Ormerod 
Picture Book
For ages 3 to 6
Simon and Schuster, 2006   ISBN: 978-0689834752
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Mama, I'll give you the world

Mama, I'll give you the world

Roni Schotter
Illustrator:  Susan Saelig Gallagher 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Random House, 2006   ISBN: 978-0375836121
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Just For You!

Just For You!

Christine Leeson
Illustrator:  Andy Ellis 
Picture Book
For ages 3 to 7
Tiger Tales, 2004   ISBN: 1589250427
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Mama's Kiss

Mama's Kiss

Jane Yolen
Illustrator:  Daniel Baxter 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Chronicle Books, 2008   ISBN: 978-0811866835
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I Love you the Purplest

I Love you the Purplest

Barbara Joosse
Illustrator:  Mary Whyte 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 8
Chronicle, 1996   ISBN: 978-0811807180
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What Mommies Do Best/What Daddies do best

What Mommies Do Best/What Daddies do best

Laura Joffe Numeroff
Illustrator:   Lynn Munsinger 
Picture Book
For ages 3 to 6
Simon and Schuster, 2006   ISBN: 978-0689842184
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My Mom

My Mom

Anthony Browne
Picture Book
For ages 2 to 5
Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 2005   ISBN: 978-0374350987
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Mommy Hugs

Mommy Hugs

Anne Gutman
Illustrator:  Georg Hallensleben 
Board Book
For ages Infant to 2
Chronicle Books, 2003   ISBN: 978-0811839167
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Mommy?

Mommy?

Maurice Sendak
Paper Engineer: Matthew Reinhart
Novelty Book
For ages 5 to 8
Scholastic, 2006   ISBN: 978-0439880503
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Where’s My Mommy?

Where’s My Mommy?

Jo Brown
Board Book
For ages 2 to 4
Tiger Tales, 2006   ISBN: 978-1589257955
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Mommy, Mama, and Me

Mommy, Mama, and Me

Leslea Newman
Illustrator:  Carol Thompson 
Board Book
For infants to age 3
Tricycle Press, 2009   ISBN: 978-1582462639
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