Mums, grans and new babies, books for Mother’s Day

Mums are especially important this weekend so share a story with her this Sunday.

Syndetics book coverSome mums / Nick Bland.
“Some mums are graceful and some mums are tough. Each mum has her own way of being a mum and they are all delightful! Another instant classic from Nick Bland!” (Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverMum’s the word / [written by] Timothy Knapman and [illustrated by] Jamie Littler.
“This is a funny tale with adorable illustrations showing the importance of a mother’s love. When a little dog tries to find the word that feels like a cuddle and is as warm as a goodnight kiss, he discovers that the word is ‘Mum’.” (Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverCuddles for Mummy / Ruby Brown ; illustrated by Tina Macnaughton.
“Little Owl wants to give Mummy Owl a cuddle. There are good morning cuddles, good night cuddles, thank you cuddles and cuddles just because you are happy. Which cuddle will Little Owl choose?” (Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverI love my granny / Giles Andreae & Emma Dodd.
“I love my granny. Can you tell? She says I’m pretty great as well. The joy of spending a fun-filled day with granny is explored with warmth and humour. The perfect present for every family, this book will delight time and time again. From the bestselling author Giles Andreae, whose rhyming text perfectly captures the joyful exuberance of young children, and the award-winning Emma Dodd, whose cheerful colours and irrepressible illustrations delight children and their parents everywhere.” (Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverWish / Matthew Cordell.
“As an elephant couple embark on a life together, thoughts of children are far away-at first. But as the desire for a child grows, so do unexpected challenges. And it’s only after thwarted plans and bitter disappointment that their deepest wish miraculously comes true.” (Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverUse your words, Sophie! / Rosemary Wells.
“Sophie knows lots of words, but she doesn’t always use them. It’s more fun to speak in hyena talk or space language. ‘Use your words, Sophie!’ urge her parents, but Sophie just won’t. But when her new baby sister arrives, Sophie is the only one who can find out what she really wants. Use Your Words, Sophie is the third book about the irrepressible two-year old who is wonderful, terrible, and always lovable.” (Syndetics summary)

Syndetics book coverMission: new baby : top secret info for big brothers & sisters / written by Susan Hood ; illustrated by Mary Lundquist.
“Greetings, Special Agent! You’ve accepted the mission: you’re going to be a big sibling! This is your super-secret guide to training your family’s newest recruit. There will be lots to do, like leading physical training (teaching your sibling to walk) and sharing intel (reading together), but we know you’re up for the challenge. Best of luck, Agent! This is HQ, signing off. Over and out!” (Syndetics summary)