Five last-minute Mother’s Day gift ideas
T-minus two days to Mother’s Day! Still stuck on that last-minute gift? We’ve put together a short and easy list of our favourite new gift books that will go down a treat.
You can find even more gift suggestions here – including cookbooks, crime thrillers, science books, and more.
Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It? A Mother’s Suggestions by Patricia Marx and Roz Chast
New Yorker writer Patty Marx has never been able to shake her mother’s one liners from her head, so she’s collected them into a book instead. Accompanied by hilarious illustrations from New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast, these snappy maternal cautions are the perfect gift for every mother who thinks she knows best (and what mother doesn’t?).
Badass Mums: 30 Boundary Breaking Women Getting Sh*t Done by Sarah Firth
Badass Mums is a celebration of all the barrier-breaking, myth-busting mothers who have made history and redefined what it means to be a parent. With its vibrant illustrations and extraordinary stories, this collection will inspire.
A Tree in the House: Flowers for Your Home, Special Occasions and Every Day by Annabelle Hickson
Part guide for the aspiring home florist, part celebration of living in sync with nature, A Tree in the House is a stunning ode to the art of flowers. Whether you are an interior design buff, a budding florist or just love beautiful things, this is the book for you.
As self-confessed travel geeks, Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel guides can always be relied on to provide the best of the best in terms of travel destinations and experiences and 2019’s update is no exception. Let Mum catch the travel bug this Mother’s Day.
Kindred: A Cradle Mountain Love Story by Kate Legge
Award-winning journalist Kate Legge tells the remarkable story behind the creation of the Cradle Mountain sanctuary through the characters at its heart. Part love story, part ode to the beauty and power of nature, Kindred is the romantic and inspiring story behind the creation of the Cradle Mountain national park.