Valentine’s Day is by far one of the happiest and beloved holidays for everyone in our home. As if the other 364 days of the year aren’t enough to show our love to one another – Valentine’s Day just makes it more fun! Valentine’s Day isn’t just for adults – it can be a fun family activity too. Sharing Valentine’s cards, candy and small gifts of love with the kids is a favorite for us. One of those gifts we love to give the girls is always Valentine’s Day books for children. So why not start a new tradition this year by giving Valentine’s Day books to your little one? Decorate the house with these fun Valentine’s Day DIY crafts too! These are just some of our favorite 14 Valentine’s Day books and we hope you love them just as much as we do.
14 Valentine’s Day Books for Children
Llama Llama I Love You Ages 3-5
With short and simple rhyming text, the Llama Llama board books introduce Llama Llama to babies and toddlers before they’re ready for longer full-length stories. And their small size and durable pages are perfect for little hands. In Llama Llama I Love You, little llama shows his friends and family how much he loves them with heart-shaped cards and lots of hugs. What could be sweeter than Llama Llama on Valentine’s Day?
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 surprises in this humorous celebration of friendship. Sparkly red foil shines on the cover and throughout the book. For more monkey fun, investigate www.curiousgeorge.com and discover all the latest on Curious George books, promotions, games, activities, and more!
Day It Rained Hearts Ages 4-8
One day it rains hearts, and Cornelia Augusta catches them. Each heart is special in its own way, and Cornelia Augusta knows exactly who to send them to.
OLIVIA and the Perfect Valentine Ages 3-7
Olivia has lots of love—and even more imagination—to share in this Valentine’s Day story. It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and Olivia is determined to make the very best possible valentines for all of her friends and family. Each valentine is made with extra special care and is personalized just for its recipient. What could be sweeter?
Minnie Be My Sparkly Valentine Ages 3-5
Join Minnie and friends for the sparkliest Valentine’s Day party ever! Millie and Melody want to have a Valentine’s Day party at Minnie’s Bow-tique, but things quickly turn into a sparkly mess! There’s cookie decorating and decorations galore that end up all over the floor. Daisy is in shock, but Minnie loves it as everything in the Bow-tique gets covered in glittering sparkles! This Valentine-themed storybook comes with dozens of sparkly stickers for even more Minnie fun!
Doc McStuffins My Huggy Valentine Ages 3.5
Valentine’s Day is Lambie’s favorite holiday! She has worked hard decorating the clinic and planning activities for the party, and she can’t wait to share it with Doc. But when Doc gets Val, a stuffed heart toy, as a Valentine’s Day gift, Lambie is afraid that she has been replaced in Doc’s heart. This sweet storybook teaches kids about love and friendship, and comes with sparkly holiday stickers for even more Valentine’s Day fun with Doc and the gang!
Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! Ages 4-8
Join Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as he celebrates Valentine’s Day with all the friends he loves.
Join Pete on a Valentine’s Day adventure—complete with poster, punch-out valentine cards, and stickers! Pete the Cat thinks Valentine’s Day isn’t cool . . . until he realizes how many special cats there are in his life! Pete works hard to make valentines for everyone, and it turns out to be the grooviest Valentine’s Day ever. But what happens when he realizes he’s forgotten to make a card for a very important cat? Join Pete the Cat as he discovers just how special Valentine’s Day can be!
It’s Valentine’s Day, and Little Critter’s class is celebrating! They’re decorating the classroom with hearts, eating cupcakes, and making Valentine’s Day mailboxes. Little Critter is making an extra special card for an extra special valentine. Who will it be? Pull back the flaps and discover all the fun Valentine’s Day surprises.
Love is in the air! Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Peanuts gang, and see if Charlie Brown will finally talk to the little red-headed girl. This beloved story is now available in an exciting format as an 8×8 with stickers.
The Biggest Valentine Ever Ages 3-5
When Mrs. Mousely asks her class to make valentines, Clayton and Desmond decide to make one together and give it to their teacher as a surprise. But things don’t go as planned. First Clayton puts too much glitter on the card. Then Desmond puts on too many hearts. Soon the friends are arguing and they rip the card in half. “I’m going to make my own valentine!” they both say and go home in a huff. But then Desmond and Clayton realize that by working together they can make the biggest, best valentine EVER! A sheet of colorful foil stickers is bound into the book for extra valentine fun. Kids can use the colorful foil stickers to make their own valentines!
The Night Before Valentine’s Day Ages 4-8
All the kids are getting ready for the sweetest holiday of the year! Join in on all of the card-making fun, and then come along to school the next morning for a day of parties and games!
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.
A Crankenstein Valentine Ages 3-6
CRANKENSTEIN! He’s BAAAAACK! See what happens to an ordinary kid on the most lovey-dovey, yuckiest day of the year-Valentine’s Day! Cheesy cards, allergy-inducing bouquets, and heart-shaped everything? It’s enough to turn anyone into a monster! YECHHHH! But Crankenstein might just find a way to turn his sour day sweet… because even the crankiest monsters have hearts!
What are some of your child’s favorite Valentine’s Day books? Let me know which Valentine’s Day books so I can add them to this list! For fun with writing Valentine’s Day letters, check out this fun heart-shaped lined paper!