McDoogle, Farah Olivia: A Sweet Surprise for Mom. Simon & Schuster, 2015. $3.99. Picture Book. Content: G. Olivia knew that her mother worked hard and wanted to thank her for everything she did. Olivia decided to make her special breakfast. She made a shopping list and asked her Dad to take her to the store. “But Mom just likes cereal for breakfast.” said Dad. Olivia ignored the suggestion and bought everything she needed to make pancakes and eggs. No matter how hard Olivia tried, her breakfast surprise ended up being a disaster. Even with the help of her brother and Dad making a special breakfast simply didn’t happen. In the end, a breakfast of cereal and love was all mother needed to know that her family loved her. Pre-K. EL (K-3). ADVISABLE. Reviewer: SL.