Mums and Grandmas

Updated April 19, 2023
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Superhero Mum
Knapman, Timothy
A super-funny celebration of all the amazing things a mum can do - perfect for Mother's Day!
My mum
Browne, Anthony
My mum's a fantastic cook, and a brilliant juggler. She's a great painter, and the strongest woman in the world She's really nice, my mum. A warm, funny tribute to Mum (and to mums everywhere) by the author/illustrator Anthony Browne.
How to raise a mum
Reagan, Jean
I spy mum
Brian, Janeen
A little boy searches for his mother. He spies 'a making mum', 'a baking mum', 'a singing mum' and 'a ding-a-linging mum', but where is his mum? Children will delight in the surprises of the search. A charmingly playful story full of rollicking fun and humour.
What makes my mum happy
Cox, Tania.
A sweetly appealing gift book that explores the joy of being a child, and of being a mum.
Moonlight mums
Stitzel, Laura
A heartwarming hug of a bedtime story for every Australian family with a busy mum. Mums with many things to do All miss their little ones, like you, But every night the moon shines bright And guides them home to say goodnight.
Plenty of hugs
Manushkin, Fran
Two mommies spend a sunny day with their toddler in this cozy, rhyming picture book that is a loving celebration of family. This cheerful book follows a family from morning to night in lively rhyme that rolls off the tongue. There's a buzz for each bug, and a breeze for each...
Mum goes to work
Gleeson, Libby
This is a warm, reassuring and humorous look at what mothers do all day at work and home, and what their children do in childcare centres. It's early morning and everyone is arriving at the noisy childcare centre. Mum is going to work. "Bye, Mum." What do mums do at work? Are...
What do you call your grandma?
Barton, Ashleigh
An inclusive picture book for grandparents everywhere. In every country around the world are grandmas short and tall. Though they go by different names, we love them one and all. From talented duo Ashleigh Barton and Martina Heiduczek, comes a charming and heart...
Superhero Gran
Knapman, Timothy
All grandmothers are wonderful, and this gran is no exception. She might not lift buildings or go whooshing through the sky, but she can plan super sleepovers, tell tickle-filled stories, and even put together great disguises to make a superhero team with her grandchildren.
My grandma
Miegel, Sarah
My Grandma is a story about using our imagination. Written from the Granddaughter's point of view, Grandma tells her all the amazing adventures she wants to go on, and the little girl is inspired and wants to be just like her. Mum might think Grandma is a bit crazy, but we know she's not! Using...
My Grandma and me
Javaherbin, Mina
In a true tale of a young girl in Iran and her grandmother, this beautiful ode to family celebrates small moments of love that become lifelong memories. In this big universe full of many moons, I have traveled and seen many wonders, but I have never loved anything or anyone...
There's only one grandma like you
Racklyeft, Jess
Grandma bird
Davies, Benji
A tender and heart-warming story about the growing relationship between a boy and his grandmother, set in the world of The Storm Whale by bestselling picture book creator, Benji Davies. Noi isn't at all sure about staying at Grandma's. Grandma boils seaweed for soup, and...
My super special granny
Morley, Jedidah
Age range 4 to 11 Amelia Arbuckle and her family are moving away. Amelia is sad because they are moving away from Granny. Amelia visits her granny every day before moving and together they have amazing adventures and lots of laughs. This beautiful book highlights the...
Grandmas from Mars
Robinson, Michelle
Fred and Nell's grandma is babysitting and the kids couldn't be happier. But hang on, there's something not quite right about her. In fact, she's acting very strangely indeed. And is that a spare eyeball? A tail? A striped tongue? That's NOT their grandma; it's an alien ... RUUUUUUN!Find out how...
Grandmas are lovely
Costain, Meredith
Grandmas are cuddly with arms that hug tight, they wrap you in dreams when they kiss you goodnight. This beautiful book celebrates the special bond between grandmothers and their grandchildren.
There's only one Mum like you
Racklyeft, Jess
Mum for sale
Louise, Zanni
Errol's mum won't get off the phone. So there's only one thing for Errol to do... Find out what happens when cheeky Errol puts his mum up for sale!
Thanks mum!
Cosgrove, Matt
Snuggling up for a bedtime story. Kissing a sore knee to make it better. Pushing the swing as high as the sky. There are a million different reasons to say...Thanks Mum!
All Mums
Ellis, Sarah
All Mums is a love letter to mums everywhere. Mums make us laugh. Mums read us stories. Mums snuggle us when we're sad, and help us grow. Some mums are silly, some are sporty or crafty, but all mums are incredible. Mums can do anything! Created in partnership...
Mumapalooza: A Celebration of Mums
Dickson, Sarina.
Treasured mums, queen mums, and all the in-between mums! What kind of Mum do you have? Celebrate them all in this ridiculously fun, rhyming picture book from Sarina Dickson, with humourous search-and-find style illustrations from award-winning artist Ant Sang. ...
My marvellous Mum
Bentley, Jonathan
Amazing mum
Brown, Alison, (Illustrator)
A pitch-perfect rhyming celebration of mums! Amazing mums are all around! They are chatty, practical, funny, sporty . . . and everything between. Mums find your lost treasures. They celebrate your achievements. They love us no matter...
My mums love me
Membrino, Anna
  This lyrical and heartfelt picture book is a gorgeous celebration of same-sex parents and motherhood. I love my mums and they love me together we are a FAMILY! This beautifully-told story about a same-sex family of two mums and their baby is a love...
My mum is a lioness
Haddow, Swapna
A hilarious tale about a a boy with a wild imagination and his loving family, from award-winning author, Swapna Haddow and bestselling artist, Dapo Adeola. Is Mum a lioness? She loves her 'cubs', she can run faster than anything, and she can catch you in a single...
My Mum
Kennett, Chris
"We all love our mums, We all agree! But what are mums? Read on and see"--Publishers description.
My mum loves footy
McKenzie, Heath
Our mums LOVE footy. I bet yours does too!   There's so much to love about this great game - the cheers and tears, the community spirit, the traditions. Not to mention how much fun it is to get out and take a speccy!   ...
Nana loves you more
Fallon, Jimmy
Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's The Tonight Show and #1 New York Times bestselling author, is back with a book for grandmothers. NANA loves you more! How much does Nana love you? More than the moon? More than the stars? More than all...
Nana's colours
Allen, Pamela
It's Nana's birthday and all the children are bringing her a present. Each one is a different colour. What colours do you see? From the much-loved creator of children's books comes a charming introduction to the world of colours.
My Gran does karate
Deverall, Michel
My gran does Karate. She knows how to block and chop and how to kick and spin.Don't let her wrinkles and old skinny bones fool you - my gran is REALLY strong!This legendary lady is about to Hi-Yah her way into your heart and show you what granniesare really made of. But who will be in the firing...
When I became your granny
Shane, Susannah
A heart-warming story about the love between grandmothers and grandchildren, featuring shimmering foil on every page!
The grinny granny donkey
Smith, Craig
The Grinny Granny Donkey is the third book from Craig Smith and Katz Cowley, the creative team behind the Scottish Granny internet sensation, The Wonky Donkey! At a time when bringing stories of laughter, hope, kindness and courage to children seems more important than ever, The Grinny Granny Donkey...

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