Of course Mother’s Day means breakfast in bed, it’s ‘the only way to eat.’ The young children and their dad get busy. Painting, gluing, cupcake baking – a lot of careful preparations are undertaken … and then, oops, Baxter the family dog gets involved.
‘What will Mum say when she opens the door?’
This is a jaunty book whose repeating lines, carefully placed alliteration and plenty of questions make it perfect for reading out loud.
It will really suit a young audience, with the vibrant images and swirling narrative bringing the action to life. Have a look at the trailer below.
The Messy Mother’s Day is a featured picture book on our list of The Best Books for Mother’s Day.