I Love My Mummy by Giles Andreae


I Love My Mummy by Giles Andreae

A heart-warming, rhyming picture book about the special relationship between mother and child - perfect for mother's day, or indeed at any time of the year. Told with humour and charm, this is a book to be loved and shared time and again. From Giles Andreae, the author of international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance and acclaimed illustrator, Emma Dodd. Winner of the Booktrust Early Years Award. 'this sweet and heatwarming ditty, told in witty rhyme by Giles Andreae, has cosy, bright illustrations, and is filled with feel-good charm' - Junior


A story told with wit and charm Family Interest A beautiful and touching rhyming text Lytham St Anne Express A joyful read for you and your baby Junior A winning read-aloud for the very young...the large format and warm tone make this truly perfect for little ones Kirkus This is a book to be read and shared time and time again Carmarthen Journal Tells of the tender relationship between mother and child through witty and touching rhyming text. Nursery World Sure to melt the heart of any mummy and some children too! Book Fest Guide Wonderful rhyming story about mothering and love that's perfect to share with babies and younger toddlers. The Bookbag I Love My Mummy was a particular favourite in our home. The beautiful bright illustrations and fun rhymes were a huge hit with my boys, and the celebratory topic of the bond between mum and baby really struck a chord. Kirsty Gallacher, The Sun A story told with wit and charm. Family Interest A beautiful and touching rhyming text, told with wit and charm. Lytham St Annes Express Andreae amd Dodd team up to create a winning read-aloud for the very young. Kirkus Sweet and heartwarming ditty, told in witty rhyme by wordsmith Giles Andreae, has cosy, bright illustrations, and is filled with feel-good charm. Junior A celebration of the seemingly ordinary, this is a toddler's-eye view of the important qualities in a good mother - cuddling, drying tears, feeding, toileting, bathing, kissing and reading stories to the aforementioned toddler. What more could you ask? Cork Evening Echo

About the Author

Giles Andreae

Giles Andreae was born in London in 1966. His books have sold over 3 million copies worldwide, making him one of the most successful children’s authors working today. He began writing when he was at primary school and gets a lot of his ideas from trying to keep his own children entertained.

Giles is the hugely successful and talented author behind numerous award-winning children's books, including the bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance. He is also the creator of the well-known Purple Ronnie and Edward Monkton poetry ranges. Giles lives in London with his wife and four children.

His top tips for becoming a writer are: read a lot, write a lot and write from the heart.

Author photo copyright: Martin Salter

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info


32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


Giles Andreae
More books by Giles Andreae


Publication date

3rd February 2011



Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

Lovereading 4 schools