A book for Mother’s Day

I just remembered a delightful children’s book called The Mother’s Day Mice. It’s a story by Eve Bunting about three mice children who decide to look for a present for their mother.

One suggests a rock. Another suggests a daisy. “They’re nice, but not special enough for this special day,” says Little Mouse.

Finally, Biggest Mouse, Middle Mouse and Little Mouse find a wonderful present—a big strawberry. It takes all three of them to carry the strawberry back to their mother.

It’s a happy story. I love children’s books, and I love giving books to children. I just bought a copy of The Mother’s Day Mice for a child I know who is having a birthday, another for a child I know who has a new baby brother and a third for a child I am planning to visit.

I hope they will enjoy the story as much as I enjoy it.

As Beverly Cleary once said, “Children should learn that reading is pleasure, not just something that teachers make you do in school.”


Post Author

This post was written by who has written 1943 posts on The Resolute Woman.

  • Delicious
  • Facebook
  • Reddit
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter
  • RSS Feed

Comments are closed.