Valentine's Day!

Seven Seasonal Stories to Share with Your Child

Curl up, get cozy, and read!


Pete the Cat.
Valentine's Day is Cool

By Kimberly and James Dean
JUV E DEAN
 
Pete the Cat thinks Valentine's Day isn't cool, until he realizes how many special cats there are in his life!
"Pete the Cat. Valentine's Day is Cool" book cover
Foxy in Love
By Emma Dodd
JUV E DODD
 
Foxy uses his magical tail to help his friend Emily make a Valentine's Day card that reflects all the things she most loves, from birthday cakes and gardens to rainbows and balloons.
"Foxy in Love" book cover
Funny Valentine
By Rob Scotton
JUV E SCOTTON
 
On Valentine's Day, Splat and his friends plan a special surprise for Mrs. Wimpydimple.
"Funny Valentine" book cover
The Yuckiest, Stinkiest, Best Valentine Ever
By Brenda A. Ferber
JUV E FERBER

A young boy named Leon pursues a runaway Valentine meant for his true love, Zoey Maloney.
"The Yuckiest, Stinkiest, Best Valentine Ever" Book cover
A Giant Crush
By Gennifer Choldenko
JUV E CHOLDENKO
 
Too shy to approach the girl he likes, Jackson hides little gifts for her to discover before Valentine's Day.
"A Giant Crush" book cover
Snowy Valentine
By David Petersen
JUV E PETERSEN

Jasper Bunny spends a snowy Valentine's Day visiting his forest friends in hopes of finding the perfect gift for his beloved Lilly.
"Snowy Valentine" book cover
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Rose!
By Lucille Colandro
JUV E COLANDRO

In this variation on the traditional cumulative rhyme, a woman swallows a rose, some lace, glitter, and other items associated with Valentine's Day.
"There was an old lady who swallowed a rose!" book cover