20 Books That Celebrate Mothers and Caregivers

by Rosemary D'Urso

The unbreakable bond between a parent or caregiver and child is one of the strongest forces in nature. This Mother’s Day, we are celebrating that powerful love with a group of books that showcase the extraordinary relationship between a mother or caregiver and child.

Whether delighting in quiet moments at home, exploring the outdoors, or engaging in imaginative play, the books listed below skillfully capture special moments. These ideal gifts for Mother’s Day are not only lovely keepsakes, but charming stories that can be shared all year long.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2020 and updated in 2024.