Here are a few books that you might enjoy reading this weekend.
The Berenstain Bears We Love Our Mom! Jan Berenstain
With Mother's Day only a week away, Brother and Sister Bear are looking for the perfect present for Mama. After all, Mama Bear is always there for her cubs! When Brother scrapes his knees, Mama is there with bear hugs and kisses. When Sister Bear needs help with her homework, Mama always lends a helping paw. So what can the cubs possibly do to show their mom how much they love her?
Fancy Nancy's Marvelous Mother's Day Brunch (Based on the creation of Jane O'Connor).
Nancy plans the perfect Mother's Day in this fancy new lift-the-flap book! Nancy pulls out all the stops to give her mom the best Mother's Day celebration of all time-but will everything go according to plan? This book includes thirteen flaps that open to reveal hidden surprises that will delight all Fancy Nancy fans!
My Mom Has X-Ray Vision  Angela McAllister
Matthew believes his mother has x-ray vision because she always knows what he's doing. So one day he decides to test his theory. What will he find out about his mother having super powers?
Tell Me The Day Backwards  Albert Lamb
As he gets into bed, Timmy Bear asks his mother to play a game with him in which they remember everything he did during the day, but in reverse order.
Always  Ann Stott
A child is reassured by his mother that she will love him even when he misbehaves.
Will You Still Love Me?  Carol Roth
Said the bunny to his mother, just as sweetly as could be, "When the baby bunnies come, will you still love me?" "Of course," said Mother Bunny. "You're my extra-special one. And I'll love you just as much when the baby bunnies come." Every child is anxious about the arrival of a new brother or sister. In Carol Roth's sweet, comforting story, various animal mothers-and one human one-reassure their little ones that love has no limits, and they will be loved as much as before.
A Little Bit of Love  Cynthia Platt
After small mouse asks his mother for something to nibble on, his mother takes him with her as she gathers honey, flour, berries, and cream, explaining how they're all going to be part of a special treat.
The Kiss Box Bonnie Verburg
This is a reassuring story about separation and love In this soothing love story between mother and child, Mama Bear offers various vessels to contain their love while they are apart but none seem right. It's not until Little Bear suggests that they make each other a Kiss Box, filled with a hundred kisses, that they are able to stay connected no matter where they are. Whether it be an errand to the grocery store, a business trip, or the first day of school, this is a tender reminder that we are always together where it matters most: in our hearts.
Llama Llama Home with Mama  Anna Dewdney.
Llama Llama, morning light. Feeling yucky, just not right. Down to breakfast. Tiny sneeze. Sniffle, snuffle. Tissues, please! Ah-choo! Uh-oh, Llama Llama's nose is feeling tickly, his throat is feeling scratchy, and his head is feeling stuffy. Back to bed, no school today for Llama Llama! Instead, he's home with Mama. By lunchtime, though, he's beginning to feel a tiny bit better. But now someone else has the sneezes . . . Mama! And who will help her feel better? Why, Llama Llama, of course! Anna Dewdney's fun-to-read rhymes are sure to help children and their parents get through those under-the-weather days.
Mama, why?  Karma Wilson
When the moon sails high in the arctic sky, Polar Cub asks, “Mama, why?” In this snuggly lullaby, a polar bear cub asks his mother a multitude of “why” questions before he falls asleep: Why is there a moon up in the sky? Why do we dream? Why are there stars in the sky? And why can’t we see the stars during the day? Finally, once she has explained everything to him, Mama ushers her little one off to sleep, explaining that she will sleep too; so she can dream about her dearest cub. Beloved author Karma Wilson blends the finest elements of rhyme and lyricism in this heartwarming picture book, glowing with gorgeous illustrations from Simon Mendez.
My Great Big Mamma  Olivier Ka
This book is a remarkably life-affirming story about a young child who knows that a person should be loved for being just exactly who and what they are. A little boy tells us proudly how big and wonderful his mother is, from how soft she is, to how loving she is, to how wonderful it is to sit on her lap on the bus. When his mother goes on a diet, "because of what other people say," he is outraged and becomes a picky eater himself to show her how foolish she is being. There can be no doubt that for this child, his mother is great just the way she is.
The Cow That Was The Best Moo-ther Andy Cutbill
Marjorie the cow proudly enters her baby, Daisy, into a farmyard beauty contest strictly for cows. But Daisy isn't quite like the other baby cows-she's small and feathery, she has a beak, and she hatched from an egg! So there's no surprise that Daisy catches the judge's eye! But she's not the only one who attracts attention in this hilarious follow-up to the cow that laid an egg. Proud mom Marjorie is in store for an award of her own.
Hugs and Kisses  Christophe Loupy
An irresistibly appealing puppy named Hugs sets out one morning on a quest. He asks every animal he meets for a kiss, and they are all happy to oblige. The pup discovers that duck's kisses are hard and wet; a horse's kiss is a little sticky, but very warm; the pig's kiss is a little muddy and bristly, tickley but tender. He collects lots of wonderful kisses, but when he returns home, he discovers that the best kiss of all is the one he gets from his loving mother.
A Chair For My Mother  Vera B. Williams.
A child, her waitress mother, and her grandmother save dimes to buy a comfortable armchair after all their furniture is lost in a fire.