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25 children's books to give as gifts for Mother's Day

The illustrated books for children they are not just a means of learning and knowing dedicated to the little ones, they are also an excellent idea to donate for the older ones, even for the Mother's Day.

The colorful pages, the simple texts and the always positive messages are a new way of learning even for those who now engage in complicated readings and who, in these pages, manage to rediscover the emotions of the past and who, today, identify more profound and identifies new ways to interpret these books designed for the little ones.

So, in addition to the usual flowers, souvenirs and gifts (do it yourself or not), we have identified the books to give as gifts for Mother's Day among stories on the mother-children relationship* or stories of female figures who have marked the eras by becoming true and indeed modern heroines.

Well done, mother penguin

Well done, Mother Penguin!

A mother is willing to do anything for her little one and isn't scared by anything. Just like Mother Penguin who ventures into the ocean in search of fish for dinner and faces a series of challenges to get home to her puppy. Password: never give up:

Reading age: from 3 years
Publishing house: Lapis


The strange egg

The strange egg

Everyone laid an egg and Duck? She is given a huge spotted green egg, decidedly different from the others and everyone makes fun of her. But a mother's love is not defeated by other people's laughter until the egg hatches, and… A book about the blind and limitless love of mothers and which teaches everyone that what really matters is not appearance, but the heart.

Reading age: from 4 years
Publishing house: Valentina Edizioni


Bedtime stories for rebellious girls

Bedtime stories for rebellious girls. 100 lives of extraordinary women

A book that tells of 100 women who in the past, in their own way, were rebellious children ready to change the rules of the world. From Serena Williams to Malala Yousafzai, from Rita Levi Montalcini to Frida Kahlo, from Margherita Hack to Michelle Obama: 100 women illustrated by 60 talented illustrators. Examples of female strength and courage, for all women.

Reading age: from 6 years
Publishing house: Mondadori


Mom, can you tell me about your love?

Mom, can you tell me about your love?

A story of unbreakable bonds and a love that lasts forever: it begins with a dream and a deep desire, and continues with the sweet cradling, cuddling and growing together. Ideal for those who are already mothers and for those who can't wait to be one.

Reading age: from 4 years
Publishing house: Fabbri


Mother's heart

Mother's heart

We all have a heart, even mothers but theirs has something different. A magical place, where a deeper love is born and always open to keeping confidences and secrets. A place where the magic of maternal love transforms every gesture, every hug and every caress into something unique.

Reading age: from 3 years
Publishing house: La Nuova Frontiera


There are mothers worse than you

There are mothers worse than you. Irrefutable proof that you are undoubtedly an amazing parent

A book not exactly for children, but which uses illustrations to make every mother in the world understand that no one is perfect. The animal kingdom, in fact, offers us a surprising vision, reminding us that there is no one and only right way to be parents. For a laugh, which is always good.

Reading age: nd
Publishing house: Quinto Quarto


Paolino and the gift for the mother

Paolino and the gift for the mother

A story that teaches the importance of showing affection and gratitude towards the people we love. And here, the protagonist, is the Mother's Day gift of a not-so-good little mouse… Will he be able to fix it?

Reading age: from 3 years
Publishing house: Nord-Sud Edizioni


Even mothers are afraid

Even mothers are afraid

Yes, all mothers, but absolutely all of them experience emotions like every little one who wanders around the house. A book full of sweetness, which tells through Mamma Tiger, Mamma Orca and beyond the various facets of the emotions of even the greatest. Ideal for fully understanding and accepting your feelings.

Reading age: from 3 years
Publishing house: Sassi


Mother's scream

Mother's scream

Through this book, young readers will learn that even mothers can have moments of storm in their hearts, but that love is always there to mend every little wound. It is a sweet and reassuring story that helps children understand and accept the emotions of the people they care about.

Reading age:
Publishing house: Nord-Sud Edizioni


Will you always love me, mom?

Will you always love me, mom?

There are so many nuances of maternal love and this happens even when things aren't going well. Ideal to donate for those mothers who feel guilty when they take time for themselves or life brings them to new changes. Because it reassures the little ones, but also the adults.

Reading age: from 2 years
Publishing house: La Margherita Edizioni


Mother's heart

Mother's heart

Love is not divided, love grows more and more. Just like a mother's heart where, one day, a new little heart appears. Two hearts starting to grow together, limitless and always ready to expand with each new family member. To be given to mothers expecting a new baby and worried about neglecting the little ones already present.

Reading age: from 4 years
Publishing house: Sassi


I love you mom!

I love you mom!

From the author of “Piccolo Bruco Maisazio”, this very small book tells of the infinite love of a child for his mother. A story that captures the special bond between mother and child, perfect to be shared together with an affectionate hug. And for those who don't know, there is also a version dedicated to dads.

Reading age: from 3 years
Publishing house: Mondadori


The best mom in the world

The best mom in the world

Seventeen portraits of mothers from the animal kingdom, but which one will be the best? Poetry and humor alternate in these pages to discover the different ways of being a mother which, ultimately, is never right or wrong.

Reading age: from 5 years.
Publishing house: L'Ippocampo


The mother

The mother

A book accessible to readers of all ages and cultures. Colors combine with poetry to express and reflect on the delicate balance between maternal love and artistic expression. All through the protagonist nature which acts as a rich and evocative background for the experience of motherhood told by the author.

Reading age: from 3 years.
Publishing house: Kalandraka Italia


Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo. Little women, big dreams

A modern heroine, one of the first symbols of women's power and strength. Frida's story has a lot to tell and this is why, especially for mothers who are more passionate about her, it should not be missing from the May gifts.

Reading age: from 6 years
Publishing house: Fabbri


Mother's heart

Mother's heart

Maternal love manifests itself through small daily gestures and this book brings attention to this. A story that captures the unique and special bond between mother and child, celebrating simple but precious moments.

Reading age: from 5 years
Publishing house: Sassi


Where's my mom

Where's my mom?

Where did the monkey mother go? Farfalla offers to help her find her, but will he be able to find her and recognize her? A nice and funny story because, in the end, there is only one mother.

Reading age: from 2 years
Publishing house: Emme Edizioni


Mom, tell me about yourself

Mom tell me about yourself: 100 questions to write and preserve your mother's memories, photos and life

This is not a book to read, but a book to discover each other together: here are 100 questions to answer to create a precious memory and share it with their loved ones. From lived experiences to anecdotes from the past, passing through the best moments of childhood, this book becomes a treasure to be treasured for generations.

Reading age: nd
Publisher: Creative JournalBooks


Moms and puppies. Sweet sound stories

Moms and puppies. Sweet sound stories

A book for the little ones who are starting to discover how precious the pages of a book are. A sound book, where you can discover mothers and puppies of different species and their distinctive calls. Perfect as a gift to start sharing the passion for books with the little ones.

Reading age: from 1 year
Publishing house: Sassi


The six stories of the mother

The six stories of the mother

Six stories to tell children how many things a mother can do and give and where to celebrate a different aspect of the maternal figure: from the sweetness of cuddles to attentive listening, from the magic of solving every problem to the strength of hugs that make us feel safe.

Reading age: from 3 years
Publishing house: Gribaudo


Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori

In 1870 an extraordinary woman was born: Maria Montessori, a doctor and teacher who revolutionized the world of teaching. A book to share with your children to demonstrate to the little ones the strength of a woman who, even today, dictates the lines of school education and beyond.

Reading age: from 7 years
Publishing house:Quelle Historie


Mom, I'll read you a story

Mom, I'll read you a story

«Mom, sit down and rest, I want to read something to you». A phrase that can excite any mother and these pages allow precisely this: a book designed to be read by children to their mothers. An exciting journey, from the wild nature of the mountains to the frenzy of the city, from the darkness of the forest to the immensity of the sea, which ends with a precious gift.

Reading age: from 5 years
Publishing house: Lapis


Mother tongue

Mother tongue

To be given to her who will soon become a mother, perhaps as a first ever gift. This illustrated book contains twenty-one nursery rhymes for twenty-one illustrations, one for each letter of the alphabet. All to discover the enchanting world of newborns, mothers and the universe that surrounds them. Each nursery rhyme tells a little story, a special moment or an exciting discovery.

Reading age: from 0 years
Publishing house: Il Castoro


The Queen of Kisses

The queen of kisses

Here is a little princess looking for affection from her always busy and busy queen mother. And so the little girl begins a journey in search of the “Queen of Kisses”… will she succeed? A story that celebrates the special bond between mother and daughter and their infinite love.

Reading age: from 5 years
Publishing house: Babalibri


I love you like….

How do you love a child? This book might be the right way to express it. A simple yet profound statement that captures the special bond between the two. An opportunity for children to express their feelings and for mothers to feel the warmth and affection of their little ones.

Reading age: from 3 years
Publishing house: Pulce


Source: Vanity Fair

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