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22 Valentine's Day Children's Books To Warm Your Heart

If adorable picture books don't cheer you up, nothing will.

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2. The Biggest Valentine Ever by Steven Kroll / Via Scholastic

Remember elementary school struggles of making custom valentines? Well in this movie Desmond and Clayton learn that working together they can make the biggest valentine ever!


5. Happy Valentine's Day, Curious George by H.A. Rey / Via Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Everyone's favorite mischievous monkey is celebrating Valentine's Day. Maybe he'll inspire you to embrace the holiday after all.

6. Olive You! by Katy Hall and Lisa Eisenberg / Via HarperCollins Publishers

If you're lucky enough to have a date this holiday, you might want to check this out for some adorable childish jokes to break the ice. I mean who wouldn't like to hear a valentine knock-knock joke?


8. Pinkalicious by Victoria Kann / Via HarperCollins Publishers

The main character, Pinkalicious, is super excited for Valentine's Day because EVERYTHING is pink! She makes the perfect pink card for someone in her class. There's going to be a lot of alliteration in this book I can feel it.

10. Snowy Valentine by David Petersen / Via HarperCollins Publishers

This adorable story tells of a rabbits snowy journey to find the perfect way to say "I love you" on Valentine's Day. It doesn't get sweeter than that.


13. "Happy Valentine's Day Little Critter!" by Mercer Mayer / Via HarperCollins Publishers

Little Critter is making an extra special card for an extra special valentine! How we long for the school days when everyone got a special card...

14. Be My Valentine, Amelia Bedelia by Herman Parish / Via HarperCollins Publishers

Remember the world's silliest house maid? Well she's helping plan a Valentine's party...literally. Grammar nerds you're sure to enjoy this book.


16. Biscuit's Valentine's Day by Alyssa Satin Capucilli / Via HarperCollins Publishers

An adorable book about how much a little girl loves her puppy is simply irresistible. Forget the candy and flowers, I prefer puppies any day.

17. Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink by Diane de Groat / Via HarperCollins Publishers

V-day haters, this one's for you! Gilbert writes out mean valentines and forges other people's names on them. I'm sure he'll learn his lesson, maybe you'll learn one too!

18. If You'll Be My Valentine by Cynthia Rylant / Via HarperCollins Publishers

Sad about not having a date? Who needs a boyfriend or a girlfriend anyways? You can give all of your love to your family this holiday! This book will remind you of just that.

19. Valentines Are For Saying I Love You by Margaret Sutherland / Via Penguin Group (USA)

This story tells us that candy, chocolate, flowers, and letters are nice, but that the most important part about Valentine's Day is telling the people you care about that you love them!


20. Happy Valentine's Day Dolores by Barbara Samuels / Via Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A typical tale about a sister taking another sister's jewelry without asking. This book will make you want to hangout with your sister instead of trying to find a V-day date.

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