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What do Penguins give their Mums?

 Last minute literary gift ideas from the Penguin team.

With Mother’s Day fast approaching it’s time to find that extra special present. We’ve asked our fellow Penguins for some last minute literary gift ideas. Here’s what they’ll be giving their mums this Mother’s Day.

SLOW COOKED – Allyson Gofton

“Mum is a great cook and taught me everything I know about food, so I take it upon myself to extend her amazing range of cookbooks every year – it’s something that she never buys herself”. – Laura.



“I always want the best for my mum, and as someone who cares about what I put on my skin, I think mum should too. The book covers everything from how to read ingredients on a label to finding what works best for your skin, and is something you can always refer back to as your skin changes”. – Ashleigh



“I remember when I was younger, Mum and I used to watch the Anne of Green Gables TV series, so when the collector’s editions were announced I knew they’d make a great gift”.  – Kat.


THE EARTH CRIES OUT - Bonnie Etherington

“It’s just a beautifully written, fresh and engrossing novel”. – Harriet.


GOODNIGHT STORIES FOR REBEL GIRLS – Elena Favilli & Francesca Cavallo

“It’s a celebration of all the things my mum is, and encouraged me to be. She’s a grandmother now and it would be great for my nieces to read about these inspirational women when they’re around at the grandie’s place!” – Ellie.

INTO THE WATER – Paula Hawkins

“I would buy my mum Into the Water, she’s just finished Girl on the Train and has become a bit of a Paula Hawkins fan. She likes a good thriller with characters she can both love and loathe”. – Penny.


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