Book Recommendations: 12 Favorite Children's Books for Mothers

When you find that story that just gets all your mom feelings, it's a keeper.
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Moms are all kinds of awesome and so is our list of favorite children's books for mothers. New moms, veteran moms and even grandmas will relate to these beautiful children's books all about motherhood. Read these books with your children for mommy bonding time or pick your favorite as a gift. Motherhood is amazing, and wonderful. It's also hard and frustrating but rewarding. When you find that story that just gets all your mom feelings, it's a keeper. Whatever your stage in motherhood, there will be a book that you can relate to on our list of favorite children's books for mothers.

Book Recommendations: Favorite Children's Books for Mothers

Duck by Randy Cecil

You're reading a bed time story to your little one (or ones) and bam! you feel all the feels. Oh man, this book got me good. If you're a mother and you have had to let your child do some growing up (and in the process let them go their own way), you'll understand why this is such a sweet tale.

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I love My Mama by Peter Kavanagh

This is a great book for little ones. The cute rhymes follow adorable mother/child elephants as they play all day.

Best Books for Mothers I Love My Mama

I Love You the Purplest by Barbara M. Joosse

If you have more than one child, you may have been asked who is your favorite? Using some mom wisdom, this book answers her boys question with ease. It's a great way to remember that each child is unique and special in a mom's eyes.

Books for Mothers I Love You the Purplest

Meet Me at the Moon by Gianna Marino

If you are a mom who ever has to leave your child, you know it's not always easy whether it's for the workday, the weekend or longer. This is a great book to share with your child to remind them that distance never matters and love will always bring you back together.

Books for Mothers Meet Me at the Moon

Dinosaur vs. Mommy by Bob Shea

Oh man, this hits the nail on the head when you have a busy little one. My kids thought this one was hilarious and now drop a "roar" when they beat me at life.

Dinosaur vs. Mommy Best Books for Mothers

Mom's the Word by Timothy Knapman

What makes everything so amazing? Moms. And this book proves it.

Mom's the Word Books for Mothers

I Love You, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt

A mother's love is not conditional. No matter what, mom will still love you. Plus some.

I Love You, Stinky Face Books for Mothers

Our Love Grows by Anna Pignataro

Our Love Grows is a sweet book for mothers as they watch their little ones grow into not so little ones.

Our Love Grows Books for Mothers

Silly Wonderful You by Sherri Duskey Rinker

Mothers don't always feel

Silly Wonderful You Books for Mothers

Someday by Alison McGhee

Alsion McGhee has written the most tender children's book for mothers. Life has ups and downs but mothers are a constant through it all.

Someday Best Books for Mothers

The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown

It's the classic. This is a must-have in every child's library. And after all these years, it is the perfect way to describe how a mother will do anything for her child.

The Runaway Bunny

Together by Emma Dodd

I have this thing for sea otters. The fact that when they sleep, they hold hands so they don't drift apart is probably my favorite thing. Together is such a sweet story of a mama and her child.

Together Tender Books for Mothers
Favorite Children's Books for Mothers

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