Rosamund Lupton

In England our Mother's Day comes a little before yours in America. This year my youngest son wrote me a poem, and ingeniously rhymed "good book" with "good cook," "fun" with "mum," and "great jokes" with "not giving pokes" — that was clearly a hard one.

I appreciated the challenge of nailing down motherhood in a short space. Here are three books that do the same thing.