Children's Valentine's Day Books

Updated January 23, 2023
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The day it rained hearts
Bond, Felicia.
A creative and sweet story, perfect for Valentine's Day, that helps open the hearts of young readers. From the beloved illustrator of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. One day it rains hearts, and Cornelia Augusta catches them. She realizes that the hearts are perfect for making...
Franklin's valentines
Bourgeois, Paulette.
The Valentine's Day Party has begun at last, but Franklin lost his cards on the way to school. As his pile of valentines begins to grow. Franklin feels bad that he has none to give in return. But in the true spirit of the day, everyone assures Franklin they don't need a valentine to know they're his...
Bad Kitty does not like Valentine's Day
Bruel, Nick
Pet owners beware! Bad Kitty really needs a bath, and she is forced to take one in this hysterical new illustrated how-to for young readers. The following are some items you will need for Kitty's bath: one bathtub, plenty of water, dry towels, a suit of armor, a letter to your loved...
Mr. Goat's valentine
Bunting, Eve 1928-
After reading in the newspaper that it's Valentine's Day, Mr. Goat sets out in search of very special gifts for his first love. But just what would a goat choose as the perfect gifts to show how he feels? Readers will be in for a surprise at Mr. Goat's nontraditional selections. From acclaimed...
Katy Duck and the secret valentine
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin 1957-
Katy Duck has a secret admirer in this Level 1 Ready-to-Read story for beginning readers. Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm glad to have a friend like you! Guess who? "Tra-la-la. Guess who?" said Katy Duck. "Who could...
Pete the Cat : Valentine's Day is cool
Dean, Kim 1969-
Pete the Cat thinks Valentine's isn't cool...that is, until he realizes how many special cats there are in his life! Pete works hard to make Valentine's Day cards for everyone, and it turns out to be the grooviest Valentine's Day ever. But what happens when he's realized he's...
Llama Llama, be my valentine!
Dewdney, Anna
A Penguin Young Reader based on an episode of Llama Llama's animated Netflix television series, perfect for celebrating Valentine's Day! Look out, world--Llama Llama is a TV star! The beloved character, made famous by Anna Dewdney's best-selling picture books, is the star...
Happy Valentine's Day, Curious George!
Di Angelo, N.
George and his friends celebrate Valentine's Day with decorating, baking, card making, and some unexpected hilarity along the way! Just how much mischief can a curious little monkey get into when balloons, frosting, and glitter are involved Fold-out flaps on each scene reveal lively...
Mia : the sweetest valentine
Farley, Robin.
Love is in the air! It's Valentine's Day, and Mia, Anna, and Ruby are celebrating with a special party. There are streamers, balloons, and valentines, and Mia even finds a box of chocolates that she shares with her friends. It's the perfect day . . . until Mia finds out that the box of chocolates...
Roses are pink, your feet really stink
De Groat, Diane.
When Gilbert writes two not-so-nice valentines to his classmates, his prank quickly turns into pandemonium. But there's always time for a change of heart on Valentine's Day.
Minnie's valentine
Higginson, Sheila Sweeny 1966-
Love is in the air at the Clubhouse, but Mickey has no idea what to get Minnie for Valentine's Day. Minnie goes undercover, using a disguise to teach Mickey how to make a heartfelt Valentine's Day gift.
Big heart! : a Valentine's Day tale
Holub, Joan.
The ants are hard at work in their classroom on a big Valentine's Day card! They will add lace and glue and stars. But who will they send it to? The Ant Hill kids list all of the possibilities before settling on one lucky person: their teacher!
A valentine for Frankenstein
Kimmelman, Leslie
The biggest valentine ever
Kroll, Steven.
A Valentine's themed installment in the New York Times bestselling series, The Biggest Ever! Two friends decide to make a Valentine's Day card together but when things go awry, they break into a fight. A sweet tale about love and friendship that is perfect for all-year-round! When Mrs...
Mirabel's missing valentines
Lawler, Janet
When Mirabel's valentines fall out of her bag on the way to school, the shy little mouse panics. But those lost cards brighten some days . . . before making their way back to her. "This sweetly inspiring story of a timid mouse stepping outside her comfort...
The secret valentine
London, Jonathan 1947-
Join Duck, Hippo, and their friends as they uncover their secret valentines! It's Valentine's Day, and something curious is going on. As the birds tweet their love songs, Hippo and his friends Elephant, Pig, and Turtle each receive mysterious, unsigned Valentine's Day cards. Hippo...
Amelia Bedelia's first Valentine
Parish, Herman.
The New York Times bestselling picture book! It's Valentine's Day in young Amelia Bedelia's classroom. And you know Amelia Bedelia--she wears her heart on her sleeve. The second book in the nationally bestselling series about the childhood of America's favorite literal-minded housekeeper....
It's Valentine's Day
Prelutsky, Jack.
These fourteen silly, sweet poems by nationally bestselling author Jack Prelutsky are perfect for Valentine's Day. This Level 4 I Can Read title is ideal for readers who are ready for wordplay, exciting themes, and fun vocabulary words! Fourteen easy-to-read poems go straight to the heart-...
It's Valentine's Day
Prelutsky, Jack.
These fourteen silly, sweet poems by nationally bestselling author Jack Prelutsky are perfect for Valentine's Day. This Level 4 I Can Read title is ideal for readers who are ready for wordplay, exciting themes, and fun vocabulary words! Fourteen easy-to-read poems go straight to the heart-...
Valentine mice!
Roberts, Bethany.
"Skip! Hop! Zip! Nip!" The sprightly characters from "Halloween Mice!" frolic across a wintry landscape to deliver valentines to all their woodland friends. Lively rhymed text filled with sounds that are fun to say aloud, and a simple mystery -- what happened to the littlest mouse? -- that is...
The secret life of squirrels : a love story
Rose, Nancy (Nancy Patricia) 1954-
Love is in the air with another irresistible photographic story of wild squirrels in homemade miniature settings, delighting readers and animal lovers of all ages. A companion to The Secret Life of Squirrels and Merry Christmas, Squirrels! sure to surprise and...
If you'll be my Valentine
Rylant, Cynthia.
What kind of valentine would you send to a puppy or a kitten or your mother or big brother? Enjoy and be inspired by a young boy's special way of making cards that no loved one can resist! With friendly, buoyant rhymes and cheery pictures, Cynthia Rylant and Fumi Kosaka have created...
Celebrate Love Day!
Schwartz, Alexandra Cassel
A new generation of children love Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, inspired by the classic series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood! Daniel Tiger celebrates Love Day by making cards for the people he loves. This 8x8 storybook comes with eight cardstock love notes that...
Love, Splat
Scotton, Rob.
It's Valentine's Day and Splat has a special valentine for a certain someone in his class. Her name is Kitten, and Splat likes her even more than fish sticks and ice cream. But Kitten doesn't seem to like him at all--she always ties his tail and pokes his belly when she sees him. And then there's...
Turkey's Valentine surprise
Silvano, Wendi 1962-
Turkey is delivering his valentines in disguise in this funny addition to the popular series. Turkey loves nothing better than a good trick...except maybe a good disguise. So for Valentine's Day, he decides to secretly deliver a card to each of his friends. But when he dresses up as...
Love, Escargot
Slater, Dashka
Fall in love with this laugh-out-loud third picture book in the bestselling Escargot series about a cute French snail who attends a Valentine's Day party--the perfect gift for Valentine's Day or celebrating love all year round. Bonjour! Today is Snailentine's Day, and...
Valentine's day disaster
Stilton, Geronimo.
Enter the world of Geronimo Stilton, where another funny adventure is always right around the corner. Each book is a fast-paced adventure with lively art and a unique format kids 7-10 will love.It was Valentine's Day in New Mouse City, and I couldn't wait to celebrate! I had sent valentine...
Tiny T. Rex and the perfect valentine
Stutzman, Jonathan
Lovable bestselling Tiny T. Rex is back from the critically acclaimed Tiny T. Rex and The Impossible Hug, this time in a Valentine's Day adventure! Valentine's Day is coming, which means showing the ones you love how much they mean to you, so Tiny has decided to make the perfect...
Valentines are for saying I love you
Sutherland, Margaret.
Thanksgiving Is for Giving Thanks has been a perennial best seller since its publication in 2000! Now this sweet follow-up is sure to "hit the spot" for another holiday-the one on February 14th. Candy hearts, flowers, boxes of chocolate, sure! But most of all, Valentine?s Day is to say "I...
Happy Valentine's Day, Charlie Brown!
Testa, Maggie
Join Charlie Brown, Lucy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang as they celebrate Valentine's Day in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read! It's Valentine's Day and Charlie Brown is trying to find the courage to give the Little Red-Haired Girl a valentine! With a little encouragement from Lucy,...
Here comes Valentine Cat
Underwood, Deborah
The New York Times bestselling Cat is back just in time for Valentine's Day!Full of humor and heart, this picture book is perfect for fans of Bad Kitty, Mo Willems's Elephant and Piggie books, and of course, Cat's other capers, including Here Comes the Easter Cat,...
The night before Valentine's Day
Wing, Natasha
It's the sweetest holiday of the year! Celebrate love and Valentine's Day with card-making, tasty treats, and more in this installment of Natasha Wing's best-selling series. Join in on all of the colorful fun, and then come along to school the next morning for a day of parties...

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