While many feel Valentine’s Day to be a more commercial holiday, it is one often beloved by children for the making of Valentine’s and special heart shaped candies! As with so many holidays, there are a large variety of Valentine’s Day books to celebrate the day.
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This MEGA collection of Valentine’s Day Books contains a large variety of books. Character themed books, activity books, chapter books, books about friends and family and love. So whatever you might be looking for, this collection of Valentine’s Day Books has it!
General Valentine’s Day Themed Books
There are so many wonderful books about Valentine’s Day. Everything from the cute and fun, to the ones expressing love for those in your life! Here is a collection of some of my favorites!
Valentine’s Day Jitters – Everyone’s favorite teacher has the jitters again! Sarah Jane Hartwell is determined to host the perfect Valentine’s Day party to show her students how much she cares. But no matter how hard she tries, nothing goes according to plan. From pin-the-smile-on-the-teacher to crafts with glitter, glue, ribbons, and lace, the class quickly devolves into chaos. Mrs. Hartwell feels like the event is a disaster, but the students have a great time! Not only do they already know that she cares, it turns out they care a lot about her as well.
It’s Valentine’s Day! (I Can Read Level 3) – Fourteen easy-to-read poems go straight to the heart—and the funny bone—of the fourteenth of February. Jack Prelutsky, the nation’s first children’s poet laureate and a popular and bestselling poet, does for Valentine’s Day what he has already done for Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Halloween—and the results are delectable!
Love Blooms in the Forest – Embark on a heartwarming journey with endearing woodland creatures – from playful squirrels and gentle deer to wise owls. Watch as they celebrate Valentine’s Day in their own special way, expressing their affection and camaraderie.
I Love You From January to December – Join us on a heartwarming journey through the changing seasons as we celebrate the enduring bond between a child and their world. In this enchanting tale, love transcends the passage of time, and each month becomes a canvas for new adventures and cherished moments.
Love is My Favorite Thing – Plum has lots of favorite things—catching sticks, her bear, her bed—but really, LOVE is her absolute favorite thing. She loves her family and all the things they do together. Sometimes, however, Plum’s exuberance causes trouble, and she just can’t help being naughty. But fortunately, love is such a great thing that even when she makes mistakes, Plum’s family still adores her.
I Love You Slow Much – ( A Board Book for Babies and Toddlers) There’s nothing better than hanging together with someone you love slow much! Combining gorgeous illustrations, charming animal puns, and an evergreen message of love and encouragement, this wildly sweet book is a pun-derful way show your llamazing little one you’ll always be there.
Construction Site: You’re Just Right (A Valentine Lift-the-Flap Book) – It’s Valentine’s Day at the construction site, and every truck finds a special note just for them—but who is the mystery writer? Lift the flaps to reveal sweet and silly messages and celebrate the kindness of true friends.
Bananas For You! – Do you love someone more than chickens love to dance? More than poodles love to prance? Perfect for Valentine’s Day or any time that calls for a little extra celebrating, this book from bestselling creators Hello!Lucky is full of eye-catching illustrations, pun-derful humor, and an extra dose of silliness sure to make little ones giggle with every page.
Love Is – When a little girl finds a duckling who has wandered away from the park onto the city streets, she takes it home to care for it. The baby duck requires constant attention—early morning feedings, bathing, and tidying—until the time comes to say goodbye. When her pet has grown too big for the bath, the girl takes the full-grown duck back to the pond. Afterward, she misses it and wonders if it remembers her . . . until one day, the duck comes back—with six ducklings of her own.
Character Valentine’s Day Books
All of us with young kids know that when they get obsessed with a character, anything with said character is like gold! For that reason I made this it’s own section of the list!
Love From Bluey – Celebrate love with Bluey and Bingo! Based on the award-winning animated series Bluey, as seen on Disney+ “Love can be found in the strangest of places.” It’s bedtime! Read a bedtime story with Mum and Bingo about all the ways you can love while Dad tries to get Bluey ready for bed.
I Love You 3,000 – The whole Marvel Universe is here to celebrate what love means to them with pages full of warm fuzzies for you and your little one. This board book is small enough and sturdy enough to be taken on-the-go to bring a soothing feeling of home wherever you are.
Clifford’s Valentines – It’s Valentine’s Day, and Clifford receives valentines from so many friends! Then when it snows, Clifford has an idea for how to give everyone a very special valentine! Featuring a full page of stickers
Pinkalicious: Pink of Hearts – Pinkalicious loves Valentine’s Day! This sweet storybook comes with 8 valentine cards, a fold-out poster, and stickers! Everyone in her class is assigned to make an extra-special Valentine’s Day card for one person in the class. Pinkalicious creates a magnificently pinkerrific card. Will the valentine that she gets in return measure up?
The Berenstain Bears Valentine Blessings – Brother Bear has a secret admirer! Sweetie Bear has sent him a valentine card, complete with pink hearts and flowers. What will tough, hockey-playing Brother do about this and his teasing sister? But Papa Bear steps in to save the day, telling the cubs a story about another set of young cubs and a secret admirer … Papa and Mama Bear! And he reminds the cubs that all love comes from God, who is love.
Little Blue Truck’s Valentine – Join Little Blue Truck as he delivers Valentine’s Day cards to all his farm animal friends. But as Blue beeps along, he starts to wonder: will he get any cards of his own?
Amelia Bedelia’s First Valentine – Amelia Bedelia is sure she will love everything about Valentine’s Day. The sweet surprises; Cards to give and receive; A party at school; A big, long family hug. Amelia Bedelia can’t wait. What could be better? Hooray for Valentine’s Day!
Franklin’s Valentines – It’s Valentine’s Day and Franklin can’t wait to give his friends the cards he has made. But when he gets to school, he discovers that they’re missing. Franklin is heartbroken and worried that now his friends won’t want to give him any cards. Big hearts prevail and Franklin soon learns that he has very good friends — and that he can be a good friend, too.
Click, Clack, Moo I Love You! – It’s Valentine’s Day and on the farm that means a Valentine’s party. Little Duck is wildly excited. She hangs balloons, streamers, sparkling lights, and hearts everywhere, and hand-makes a valentine for everyone. On top of a hill, a little fox hears the music from the party and follows Little Duck’s many decorations to the barn…but foxes are not at all welcome on farms. The chickens stop dancing. The sheep stop dancing. The pigs stop dancing. The mice hustle off to hide. Will Little Fox ruin the dance? Or, perhaps, she’s just what the party needs!
I Love You Just Like This! – In this sweet little book of love, Elmo’s mommy wants to tell Elmo “I love you” in as many ways as she can. Join Elmo and his friends as they learn about expressing love, joy, and gratitude for loved ones.
Valentine Themed Chapter Books
There’s even reading fun to be had with your more proficient readers! Here’s a collection of Valentine’s Day Chapter Books!
A to Z Mysteries Secret Admirer – Valentine’s Day was so much more fun when they were little. Then they each start getting messages and clues from a secret admirer! Can the kids figure out who wants to be their Valentine?
Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentine – February 14—Valentime’s Day, as Junie B. calls it—is just around the corner. Junie B. can’t wait to see all the valentimes she’ll get. But she never expected a big, mushy card from a secret admirer! Who is this secret mystery guy, anyway? Junie B. is determined to find out. Only guess what? Finding a secret mystery guy is NOT as easy as it sounds! Can Junie B. solve this mushy, gushy mystery?
Cam Jansen and the Valentine Baby Mystery – Mysteries follow super-sleuth Cam Jansen everywhere she goes…even to the hospital. It’s Valentine’s Day, and Cam is at school when she learns her mother is about to give birth. Cam and her best friend, Eric, rush to the hospital with his mom. There, in the waiting room, something valuable disappears. Click, click! Cam starts to unravel the mystery. Will Cam solve it before her Valentine sibling is born?
Geronimo Stilton Valentine’s Day Disaster – It was Valentine’s Day in New Mouse City, and I couldn’t wait to celebrate! I had sent valentine cards to all my friends and family members. But when I opened my mailbox on the morning of February 14th, it was empty! Had everyone forgotten about me? Was I destined to spend Valentine’s Day alone in my mousehole, sobbing, with only my pet fish to console me? It was starting to look like a true Valentine’s Day disaster!
Calendar Mysteries February Friend – It’s a Valentine’s Day party! Bradley is passing out his class’s valentines, but one of them has no name on it. Inside, the card tells the class to look in the closet. When they open the closet door, the kids find a rabbit named Douglas in a cage! What mysterious “friend” left him there? And why? Then the bunny gets sick. It’s up to Bradley, Brian, Lucy, and Nate to track down his owner and figure out what is wrong with poor little Douglas.
Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy, Secret Admirer – Love is in the air! Nancy and Bree decide to play matchmaker, but nothing works out as planned. Will love conquer all in the end?
Valentine’s Day Activity Books
Who doesn’t love a good I Spy, coloring book, Mad Libs (my personal favorite!), or activity book?
Knock Knock What I Love about You Book Fill in the Love Fill-in-the-Blank – This is a cute keepsake for you to make for your kids, or with your kids for someone else. They even have ones for Mom, Dad, Grandma, Bestie and more!
I Spy Valentine’s Day – This fun Coloring Book is perfect for kids ages 2-5 who are looking for an interactive I Spy book. Do you think you can find them all?
Would You Rather? Valentine’s Day Edition: A Hilarious and Interactive Question Game Book – This book is packed with hilarious Valentine’s Day themed ‘Would You Rather’ questions. With Fun Illustrations on every page!
Valentine’s Day Coloring and Activity Books for Boys – 25 Valentine Activities: Packed with a variety of entertaining and age-appropriate mazes, word searches, connect-the-dots, spot the difference, and many more puzzles that will keep boys engaged and entertained for hours. 25 Love-Themed Coloring Pages: From Astronauts to Pirates, Vikings to Aliens, action-packed vehicles like Tanks and Trucks, from cute Penguins to awesome Dragons, our coloring pages boast a wide variety of charming illustrations that resonate with boys’ interests.
Valentine’s Day Coloring Book For Kids – Dive into a world of 50 enchantingly adorable animals, each waiting to be brought to life with a splash of color. Designed specifically for toddler kids, this book offers simple yet engaging illustrations that are perfect for little hands.
Valentine’s Day Cut and Paste Workbook for Preschool – Each page includes a Valentine’s Day picture to color and a cut and paste activity. Activities include: shadow matching, pattern solving, scissor skills, and puzzle solving.
Valentine Love & Find – I Spy with My Little Eye Kids Search, Find and Seek Activity Book – Look, find, and laugh as you search 13 super-busy scenes for fun Valentine stuff! The Valentine postal carriers go to the ends of the earth — and under it and over it — to bring Valentine cheer to all! See behind the scenes at the tree-top post office, then head to the south pole, a swamp, and go under the sea to search out all the fun.
Dear Valentine Letters Mad Libs – This book makes sending out love notes easier than shooting a bow and NOUN. With 21 “fill-in-the-blank” Valentine’s Day cards for your best friends, secret admirers, family and teachers, there’s plenty of fun to go around. Play alone, in a group, or with your crush! Mad Libs are a fun family activity recommended for ages 8+
Valentine’s Day Videos
I though I would include a few videos for you too! I always find it fun around each holiday to treat the kids to fun books, activities, and videos that celebrate the holiday! It’s a great break from homeschooling, and fun for all of us!
Peppa Pig, Valentine’s Day – It’s Valentine’s Day and Mummy Pig has posted her card to Daddy Pig, but it hasn’t arrived yet. Plus lots more family adventures to enjoy with adventures to space, birthday celebrations and playing the Jukebox!
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown – The Peanuts gang brings sweetness to matters of the heart. Will Schroeder ever notice Lucy? Will Linus find a Valentine gift for his favorite teacher? What about Charlie Brown? Aside from his continual fear of approaching the Little Red-Haired Girl, will he ever be confident enough to connect with that football?
A Scooby-Doo Valentine “Bouquet” – When Scooby and the gang return to Coolsville for Valentine’s Day, they discover that teenagers are being kidnapped form Lover’s Lane — and they are the prime suspects.
The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! Hurray! It’s Valentine’s Day! – It’s Valentine’s Day with the Cat in the Hat a great time for you to make friends with the Cat. Spend the whole day with your wonderful friends in a place where adventure and fun never ends. Yes friendship’s the key on this special day And the Cat is the one who will lead the way. Join the Cat in the Hat as he celebrates friendship with his closest friends Nick Sally Fish the Things and… YOU!
Curious George: Be My Valentine – Your kids will fall in love with the world’s most mischievous monkey in six uplifting episodes. Join Curious George as he shares some Valentine’s cheer, fixes a mix-up at the zoo, entertains a sick friend, and lends a thoughtful hand to others.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Valentine’s Day Special – IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE A VALENTINE’S DAY COOKIE. It’s Valentine’s Day, and Mouse decides to create a giant Valentine’s Day Cookie to show how big his feelings are for his best human friend, Oliver. But can he get it, and himself, home in one piece?
Pete the Cat: A Very Groovy Valentine’s Day – For Valentine’s Day Pete the Cat decides to give the gift of music — a song with a lyric for each of his pals. But there’s a new friend in his class and Pete doesn’t know what to write for her. Sally Squirrel LOVES Valentines but is devastated to find that her Valentines mailbox… is empty. Can Pete find a way to write about his new friend and will Sally be ANYone’s Valentine?
Winnie the Pooh, A Valentine for You – The gang is jealous when Christopher Robin devotes his time to making a Valentine’s Day card for a girl. After Owl diagnoses that the boy is lovesick, Pooh leads the group on a quest to find a cure only to discover that love doesn’t need a cure.
Valentine’s Day Activities
The Best Homeschool Valentine’s Day Ideas – I have to admit that Valentine’s Day is a favorite holiday of mine, even though my husband says it was created by greeting card companies! Red is my favorite color, and I live by chocolate! Even though we homeschool (most people think you can’t celebrate if you don’t have a whole class of Valentines to give out), I have a ton of fun Homeschool Valentine’s Day Ideas to share with you! Crafts, snacks, DIY Valentines and more!
Heart Shaped Melted Crayon Valentine – Turn your old tattered and broken crayons into a fun Valentine!
A Fun, Hands-on Homeschool Unit Study for Valentine’s Day – Learn the history of Valentines day while enjoying some fun activities and art with this hands-on homeschool unit study for Valentines day!
A Fun Hands-On Homeschool Unit Study for Valentines Day – Learn the history of Valentines day while enjoying some fun activities and art with this hands-on homeschool unit study for Valentines day!
Valentine’s Day Activities Your Kids Will Love! – You will love these delightful Valentine’s day activities for kids! There are art lessons, printable coloring pages and Valentine crafts great for the whole family. From preschool to high school and all who are young at heart. Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids You Will Love!