Our Mother's Day Gift Guide

26 February 2016

Still not posted anything for Mother's Day? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Here's the bookish gifts that we're sending to our mums this week, because books last longer than flowers or chocolates. 


 The Complete Mindfulness Colouring Book by Emma Farraron

Perfect for busy mums, this beautifully illustrated, pocket-sized colouring book means you can take a few minutes out of your day, wherever you are, and colour your way to peace and calm.

The House at Baker Street by Michelle Birkby

Perfect if your mum’s a fan of all things Sherlock. Conan Doyle's ladies finally step into the limelight in this brilliant new take on the Sherlock Holmes adventures. 


 A Baby At The Beach Café by Lucy Diamond

This little book, from bestselling author of The Beach Café, Lucy Diamond was written with new mums in mind. It's a charming, accessible story written for those who might not find themselves with much time or the confidence to read.

 The Buffer Girls by Margaret Dickinson

This heart-warming tale set in the Derbyshire dales in the aftermath of war is perfect if your mum’s a fan of Call The Midwife

The Yorkshire Shepherdess by Amanda Owen

Amanda Owen has been seen by millions on ITV's The Dales, living a life that has almost gone in today's modern world on her farm at the head of Swaledale in North Yorkshire. In The Yorkshire Shepherdess she describes how the rebellious girl from Huddersfield, who always wanted to be a shepherdess, achieved her dreams.


The House at Riverton by Kate Morton

This beautiful special edition of Kate Morton's bestselling debut, The House at Riverton is the perfect gift for bookish mums. A thrilling mystery and a brilliant love story, you’ll probably want a copy for yourself too!

 The World of Poldark

The ultimate guide to all things Poldark, including interviews with the actors, behind the scenes insights and in-depth information on costumes, props and locations.


Pretending to Dance by Diane Chamberlain

A twisty family story, from the bestselling author of The Silent Sister, that’s highly addictive but also full of really meaty issues that you’ll want to chat to her about afterwards.


Mindful Doodling by Gwen Burns

For the more creative mother. Gwen Burns' book has pages of beautiful designs for you to finish however you like. Pattern your way to relaxation and improved concentration. Isn't it about time your mother made you something to stick on your fridge? 

The World of Poldark
The Complete Mindfulness Colouring Book
The Buffer Girls
The House at Riverton
Pretending to Dance
The Yorkshire Shepherdess
A Baby at the Beach Cafe
The House at Baker Street
Mindful Doodling