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Celebrating Poetry - HFM Book Bites

Valerie Koehler, the owner of the Blue Willow Bookshops, shares some of her favorite books in celebration of Mother’s Day.

If you’re in the Memorial area of Houston and looking for a quaint little bookshop to take the kids or even just browse the shelves yourself head on over to  Blue Willow Bookshop at 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079 or visit online at www.BlueWillowBookshops.com.

Little Bear 

by Else Homelund Minarik

Meet Little Bear, a friend to millions of children, and Mother Bear, who is there whenever Little Bear needs her. This is a great beginner reader.

Enola Holmes: The Case of The Missing Marquess 

by Nancy Springer

When Enola Holmes, sister to the detective Sherlock Holmes, discovers her mother has disappeared, she quickly embarks on a journey to London in search of her.

Grandmas Are Greater Than Great 

by James Solheim

Everyone has two grandmas, and every grandma has her own two grandmas. This cycle continues going back through time and history–all for you to be you!

Mom is My Home 

by Roger Priddy

Peek through the die-cut holes to guess where each mommy animal will find her baby, then turn the page and the pictures transform into the answer.

Can You See My Mommy 

by Rebecca Davies

A butterfly, snail, and ladybug tell readers about their mommies. As children turn the peek-through pages, they’ll help each baby find their mommy!

Maud and Grand Maud 

by Sarah O’Leary

Maud loves the weekends when she stays at her grandma’s house when Grand-Maud shares treasures from her own girlhood. 

A Pho Love Story 

by Loan Le

For years, the Mais and the Nguyens have owned competing pho restaurants. Can Bao and Linh

 find love in the midst of feuding families and complicated histories?

Call Your Daughter Home 

by Deb Spera (Park Row Books)

Three women in 1924 Branchville, South Carolina unite to stand up to the terrible injustices that have long plagued the small town, finding strength in the bond that ties women together.