Books make the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Lawrence Roullier-White rounds up this month’s new publications. Before clicking on line, pop into your nearest independent bookshop. If not in stock, they will be by the very next day, and you’ll be helping local businesses.

a different kind of daughter

A Different Kind of Daughter, £16.99, by Maria Toorpakai

 Annabel Karmel's Busy Mum's Cookbook 20.00

Annabel Karmels’ Busy Mum’s Cookbook, £20

 At the Existentialist Café-16.99

At the Existentialist Café, £16.99, by Sarah Bakewell

david david pop olouring book 7.00

David David Pop Colouring Book, £7


Freya, £15.99, by Anthony Quinn

 good + simple 25.00

Good + Simple, £25, by Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley

 Nobody Told Me- Poetry and Parenthood 13.99

Nobody Told Me – Poetry and Parenthood, £13.99, by Hollie McNish

 Pattern- & The Secrets of Lasting Design 25.00

Pattern and the Secrets of Lasting Design, £25, by Emma Bridgewater

 Pretty Fly for a Mai Tai £10.00

Pretty Fly for a Mai Tai, £10, by Mitchell Beazley

The 24-Hour Wine Expert

The 24 Hour Wine Expert, £4.99, by Janis Robinson

the button box

The Button Box – Lifting the Lid on Women’s Lives, £14.99, by Lynn Knight

the mum how it works 6.99

The Mum – How it Works, £6.99, by Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris

 The Unmumsy Mum

The Unmumsy Mum, £12.99, by Sarah Turner

 Things I Wish I'd Known 7.99

Things I Wish I’d Known, £7.99, edited by Victoria Young

Chener Books, Lordship Lane, SE22 | Dulwich Books, Croxted Road, SE21 | Herne Hill Books, Railton Road, SE24 | Kirkdale Bookshop, SE26 | Review, Bellenden Road, SE15 | Rye Books, Upland Road, SE22 | Village Books, Calton Avenue, SE21 | Not forgetting; Tales on Moon Lane, Half Moon Lane, SE24 for Children’s Books

Lawrence Roullier White writes Gift Guides for all issues of SE Magazines.  @RoullierWhite

This feature first appeared in the March 2016 issues of SE21, SE22 and SE23 magazine.