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Mama’s gonna buy you a mockingbird April 26, 2007

Posted by sneaks in display topics, E, J is for Juvenile, Picture Books, spring.

Recent Easy books that will make you say “Awwwww!”:

  • Mama Outside, Mama Inside / Dianna Hutts Aston ; illustrated by Susan Gaber.
  • Five little ducks / illustrated by Ivan Bates.
  • Bubble & Squeak / by Louise Bonnett-Rampersaud ; illustrated by Susan Banta.
  • Mommy, carry me please! / Jane Cabrera.
  • Gakky Two-Feet / by Micky Dolenz ; illustrated by David Clark.
  • Llama, llama red pajama / written and illustrated by Anna Dewdney.

Click “more” for more, plus coloring pages links.

More recent Easy books for Mother’s Day 

  • My heart is a magic house / written by Julie Jacobs ; illustrated by Bernadette Pons.
  • You and me / Martine Kindermans ; English text by Sasha Quinton.
  • No dessert forever! / George Ella Lyon and Peter Catalanotto.
  • Princess Penelope takes charge! / by Todd Mack ; illustrated by Julia Gran.
  • Art / Patrick McDonnell.
  • Lola at the library / Anna McQuinn ; illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw.
  • I’m so embarrassed! / by Robert Munsch ; illustrated by Michael Martchenko.
  • Something about Hensley’s / Patricia Polacco.
  • While Mama had a quick little chat / Amy Reichert ; illustrated by Alexandra Boiger.
  • On Mother’s lap / by Ann Herbert Scott ; illustrated by Glo Coalson.
  • Mommy in my pocket / by Carol Hunt Senderak ; illustrated by Hiroe Nakata.
  • The starlight baby / by Gillian Shields ; illustrated by Elizabeth Harbour.
  • Baby shoes / by Dashka Slater ; pictures by Hiroe Nakata.
  • Five little chicks / Nancy Tafuri.
  • A mother’s wish / by Kathy-jo Wargin ; illustrated by Irena Roman.
  • A ball for all / Brigitte Weninger ; illustrated by Eve Tharlet ; translated by Kathryn Bishop.
  • Stay in bed, Davy / by Brigitte Weninger ; illustrated by Eve Tharlet ; translated by Marianne Martens.
  • Gorilla! Gorilla! / Jeanne Willis and [illustrated by] Tony Ross.

And some classics:

  • Hug! by Jez Alborough
  • My mom / Anthony Browne.
  • Most loved monster/ by Lynn Downey ; illustrations by Jack E. Davis.
  • Home to me, Home to you / by Jennifer A. Ericsson ; illustrated by Ashley Wolff.
  • You’re not my real mother! / by Molly Friedrich ; illustrated by Christy Hale.
  • Is your mama a llama? by Deborah Guarino.
  • Did I tell you I love you today? / by Deloris Jordan with Roslyn M. Jordan ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans.
  • Snug in Mama’s arms / by Angela Shelf Medearis ; illustrated by John Sandford.
  • Mommies say shhh! / Patricia Polacco.
  • Polar bear night / by Lauren Thompson ; illustrated by Stephen Savage.
  • Mama always comes home / by Karma Wilson ; illustrated by Brooke Dyer.

Coloring pages for Mother’s Day:

A couple of nice ones here 

These look like Valentines

Lots here

And here

Look for the MOM tattoo style page here!



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