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Books About Moms

From cuddly mama animals to brave military moms, the mothers in these books show the special bond they have with their children. They help their kids grow, support and guide them, play and get silly with them, and love them just the way they are. Check out our list of wonderful stories that explore and celebrate the mother-child relationship. To find more great reads, explore our Books About Families and Read-Aloud Books.

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Everything Is Mama Book Poster Image
Baby animals call all things Mama in cute word lesson.
By Jimmy Fallon
(2017)
(2017)
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The Runaway Bunny Book Poster Image
Sweet, imaginative story makes little ones feel secure.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2011)
(1942)
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Heather Has Two Mommies Book Poster Image
Lively illustrations add charm to inclusion classic.
By Lesléa Newman
(2017)
(2015)
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Llama Llama Mad at Mama Book Poster Image
Silly story, happy lesson for parents, kids alike.
By Anna Dewdney
(2008)
(2007)
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Ol' Mama Squirrel Book Poster Image
Fierce squirrel mom keeps babies safe, keeps laughs coming.
By David Ezra Stein
(2013)
(2013)
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Wait Book Poster Image
A gem of a book about noticing small, everyday wonders.
By Antoinette Portis
(2015)
(2015)
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Construction Cat Book Poster Image
Mom cat leads construction crew in fun, fresh work tale.
By Barbara Odanaka
(2018)
(2018)
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Dreamers Book Poster Image
Gorgeous, joyous book about immigrant mom and child.
By Yuyi Morales
(2018)
(2018)
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Mamá the Alien/Mamá la Extraterrestre Book Poster Image
A fun, bilingual take on being a documented immigrant.
By René Colato Laínez
(2016)
(2016)
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Me, Myselfie & I: A Cautionary Tale Book Poster Image
Funny look at mom who gets addicted to selfies.
By Jamie Lee Curtis
(2018)
(2018)
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You Are My Happy Book Poster Image
Comforting rundown of things to be happy about, like you.
By Hoda Kotb
(2019)
(2019)
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Hero Mom Book Poster Image
Simple book has positive message for kids of military moms.
By Melinda Hardin
(2013)
(2013)
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