Mother's Day is just around the corner. Celebrate your relationship with your daughter (or mother!) by sharing some of these pictures books with her. (And check back next week for a list of Mother/Son books.)
- The Block Mess Monster
by Betsy Howie & C.B. Decker
When Calpurnia becomes too afraid of the monster lurking in her block mess to clean up after herself, her patient and creative mother comes to the rescue.
- Blueberries for Sal
by Robert McCloskey
When Sal gets separated from her mother while blueberry picking, she encounters a mother bear whose cub begins following her mother by mistake as well.
- A Chair for My Mother
by Vera B. Williams
When they lose their home in a fire, Rosa and her family work hard to save the money needed to buy a comfortable chair for her mother to sit in.
- Harriet, You’ll Drive Me Wild
by Mem Fox & Marla Frazee
Harriet tries not to cause too much trouble, and her mother tries not to get too upset, but sometimes it just doesn't work out that way.
- Mama, Do You Love Me?
by Barbara Joosse & Barbara Lavallee
A mother reassures her young daughter of her unconditional love in this story set in the Arctic.
- The Quilt Story
by Tony Johnston & Tomie dePaola
A mother makes a quilt for her daughter, Abigail. Many years later, another girl finds the quilt and her mother mends it so that it will keep her warm as well.
- Take Your Mama to Work Today
by Amy Reichert & Alexandra Boiger
A spirited little girl named Violet makes quite an impression when she accompanies her mother to the office.
- Thank You, Mama
by Kate Banks & Gabi Swiatkowska
On her birthday, Alice receives a pet parrot who copies her when she says, "Thank you, Mama," but Alice wants the parrot to learn to thank her too.
- This Quiet Ladyby Charlotte Zolotow & Anita Lobel
Through a series of old photos, a little girl finds out what her mother was like as a child.