Valentine’s Day Books for Kids

  • Splat the Cat : funny Valentine
    Summary:Lift the flaps to find out what special gifts Splat the Cat and his friends have given to Mrs. Wimpydimple on Valentine’s Day.

  • Bunting, Eve
    Mr. Goat’s valentine
    Summary:"When Mr. Goat learns that it’s Valentine’s Day, he sets out in search of gifts for his first love, but his choices are a little unconventional"-Provided by the publisher.

  • Choldenko, Gennifer
    A giant crush
    Summary:Too shy to approach the girl he likes, Jackson hides little gifts for her to discover before Valentine’s Day.

  • Dean, Kim
    Pete the Cat. Valentine’s Day is cool
    Summary:Pete the Cat thinks Valentine’s Day isn’t cool– until he realizes how many special cats there are in his life!

  • Di Angelo, N.
    Happy Valentine’s Day, Curious George!
    Summary:Curious George, the mischievous monkey, and his friends celebrate Valentine’s Day with decorating, baking, card making, and some unexpected hilarity.

  • Elliott, Laura.
    A string of hearts
    Summary:Sam’s friend Mary Ann helps him make a special valentine for Tiffany, but when Tiffany does not even notice it, Sam realizes who is really special. Includes facts about the history of Valentine’s Day.

  • Ferber, Brenda A.
    The yuckiest, stinkiest, best Valentine ever
    Summary:A young boy named Leon pursues a runaway Valentine meant for his true love, Zoey Maloney.

  • Friedman, Laurie B.
    Ruby Valentine saves the day
    Summary:Ruby invites everyone to a grand Valentine’s Day party at her mountaintop home, but when a blizzard keeps her guests away, she decides to take the carefully planned party into town.

  • Gutman, Dan.
    Oh, Valentine, we’ve lost our minds!
    Summary:"Prepare for weirdness when Ella Mentry School gets a French foreign exchange student just in time for Valentine’s Day!"–

  • Higginson, Sheila Sweeny
    My huggy valentine
    Summary:Lambie’s Valentine’s Day party plans get a jolt when Doc brings a new toy to the celebration.

  • Hills, Tad.
    Duck & Goose, Goose needs a hug
    Summary:"What does Goose need more than anything this Valentine’s Day? A hug from a good friend"–

  • Kinney, Jeff.
    Diary of a wimpy kid : the third wheel
    Summary:A Valentine’s Day dance at Greg’s middle school has turned his world upside down until an unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves his best friend Rowley the odd man out.

  • Mayer, Mercer
    Just a little love
    Summary:Little Critter prepares for Valentine’s Day.

  • O’Connor, Jane.
    Nancy Clancy, secret admirer
    Summary:When Nancy Clancy finds out that both her guitar teacher, Andy, and her favorite babysitter, Annie, have broken up with the people they were dating, she decides to make them fall in love on Valentine’s Day.

  • Pallotta, Jerry.
    Who will be my valentine this year?
    Summary:When Hippo asks her friends to be her valentine, they all refuse because she is different.

  • Peschke, M.
    Valentine queen
    Summary:Kylie Jean’s grandparents fiftieth wedding anniversary is on Valentine’s Day, and the whole family is planning a surprise party–but Kylie also wants her class to spread valentine cheer to Oak Manor, the local assisted living facility.

  • Petersen, David
    Snowy Valentine
    Summary:Jasper Bunny spends a snowy Valentine’s Day visiting his forest friends in hopes of finding the perfect gift for his beloved Lilly.

  • Prelutsky, Jack.
    It’s Valentine’s Day
    Summary:A re-illustrated collection of lighthearted Valentine poems includes such works as "I Made My Dog a Valentine" and "I Love You More Than Applesauce."

  • Schulman, Janet.
    10 Valentine friends : a holiday counting book
    Summary:Ten friends make and exchange valentine cards in this rhyming counting book.

  • Yee, Wong Herbert.
    Mouse and Mole, secret valentine
    Summary:After getting a fluttery feeling while helping Mouse make valentines for each of their friends, Mole sends her a series of notes and gifts, signing them "your secret valentine."