Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you have a wonderful day with your loved ones. Below is a list of picture books about Valentine’s Day to read with your children.
A Unicorn Named Sparkle and the Perfect Valentine by Amy Young
Lucy makes Valentine cards for her friends, telling them what she loves about them. Sparkle wants nothing more than to make a Valentine card for Lucy, telling her what he loves about her, but he has never made a card before. Sparkle realizes that thoughtfulness is way more important than fanciness.
Mirabel ‘s Missing Valentines by Janet Lawler
Mirabel is shy, so she is scared of giving Valentine cards away. She makes them anyway but loses them on her way to school. After inadvertently making people in her community smile, she finds the courage to give the cards to her classmates.
My Creepy Valentine by Arthur Howard
Mitzi loved all the holidays except Valentine’s Day. She is a witch, and witches do not like lovey-dovey days. Plus, she had never made a Valentine card until she met Spencer.
Click, Clack, Moo I Love You! by Doreen Cronin
It is Valentine’s Day on the farm! Farmer Brown and Little Duck work hard to prepare everything for the big dance. The party is going smoothly when an unexpected guest arrives.
This is Not a Valentine by Carter Higgins
In an ode to first crushes, a boy gives a girl a series of gifts that do not fit the consumerist Valentine category. His presents, however, are full of heart and more lasting than once a year.
Here Comes Valentine Cat by Deborah Underwood
Cat is not a fan of Valentine’s Day. A dog is his new neighbor, worsening his bad mood. On top of everything, the dog keeps throwing bones on his side of the fence. Cat has ideas of getting back at the dog, but he might have a change of heart after something other than a bone lands in his yard.