We love Valentine’s Day. Well, when I say we, I mostly mean the girls in the house. All things pink and hearts and glitter . . . yep. We have fun on Valentine’s Day. Along with our fun festivities, we also read books . . . because reading books is what we do. 😉 Below you’ll find 15 fun Valentine’s Day books for preschoolers.
Pete the Cat Valentine’s Day is Cool – At first, Pete thinks Valentine’s Day isn’t cool…until he realizes all the special cats there are in his life.
Happy Valentine’s Day Mouse! – Join Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as he celebrates Valentine’s Day with all the friends he loves.
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose – Our favorite lady is back and hungry for Valentine’s Day treats! Now she’s swallowing items to make a very special gift for her Valentine! With rhyming text and hilarious illustrations, this wacky version of the classic song will thrill your littles as they follow the Old Lady on a wild Valentine’s Day adventure.
The Day it Rained Hearts – One day it rains hearts, and Cornelia Augusta catches them. She realizes that the hearts are perfect for making valentines. Each heart is special in its own way, and Cornelia Augusta knows exactly who to send them to: her animal friends.
The Biggest Valentine Ever – 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 . . .
Ollie’s Valentine – Ollie is looking for a valentine. Gossie, Gertie, Peedie, and BooBoo all have valentines, but Ollie wonders who will be his. His search leads him to a special Valentine of his very own—a surprise for Ollie and readers!
Peppa’s Valentine’s Day – Peppa Pig gets a pretty card in the mail from Zoe Zebra. It’s a Valentine’s Day card! Peppa learns about the meaning of Valentine’s Day and decides to show all of her friends just how special they are to her.
The Yuckiest, Stinkiest, Best Valentine Ever – A fresh, funny Valentine’s Day book for cootie- and candy-lovers alike!
Snowy Valentine – Step out into a snowy Valentine’s Day with Jasper the bunny as he searches the forest valley for a special gift for his loved one.
Love, Triangle – A hilariously clever geometry-inspired picture book.
Valensteins – Something strange is in the air on this dark, cold night. The members of Fright Club are always ready to scare, but tonight Fran K. Stein has something else on his mind. He’s busy making something, and the other monsters want to know what it is.
This is NOT a Valentine – This book is not a valentine. It doesn’t have lacey edges or sugary hearts. But it is full of lucky rocks, secret hiding spots, and gumball machine treasures. This is a book about waiting in line and wishing for cinnamon buns. About recognizing that if you care so much about someone not thinking you care, maybe you really do. But wait—isn’t that exactly what love is about? Maybe this book is sort of a valentine after all.
Love Monster – Love Monster is a slightly hairy monster trying to fit in with the cuddly residents of Cutesville. But as it turns out, it’s hard to fit in with the cute and the fluffy when you’re a googly-eyed monster. And so, Love Monster sets out to find someone who will love him just the way he is.
The Night Before Valentine’s Day – 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!
Clifford’s First Valentine Day – Clifford has always gotten into a little innocent trouble, even as a puppy. This time, he’s helping Emily Elizabeth make a special Valentine for her grandma.
Don’t those books sound fun? Grab some snacks and snuggle in for some precious Valentine’s Day reading.
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