Snuggle up with the littlest ones you love with a few of our favorite heartwarming Valentine’s Day books for little kids.
Familiar Characters We Love & Heartwarming Stories
Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! by Laura Numeroff
It’s that rascally mouse from If You Give Your Mouse a Cookie! Back again for some Valentine’s Day fun.
Pete the Cat, Valentine’s Day is Cool by James Dean
Pete the Cat is too cool for Valentine’s day until he realizes that it really is a fun day to share with your most special friends.
Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
The familiar illustrations and lovable caterpillar will give you all the reasons a loved one makes the world a better place.
Llama Llama I Love You by Anna Dewdney
We just love the Llama in Red Pajamas! Meet the charming llama family again (or for the first time) on Valentine’s Day.
PreK / Kindergarten Printable Activities Pack for Valentine’s Day
Make learning fun with a 26 page printable activities pack for your little one.
The Berenstain Bears’ Valentine Party by Jan and Mike Berenstain
Sister bear shares all of her class Valentine’s in this sweet lift-the-flap book featuring your favorite bear family.
Little Critter: Happy Valentine’s Day by Mercer Mayer
Little Critter is like part of the family in our house! Join him for his class Valentine’s Day celebration.
Plant a Kiss by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
See what blooms when Little Miss plants a kiss. This book by best selling children’s author, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, is inspiring and joyful.
Love Monster by Rachel Bright
We love the Love Monster and you will too! This adorable book follows Love Monster on a journey to find love in a world where he just doesn’t fit in.
The Day it Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond
The loveable Cornelia Augusta collects Valentine hearts for all of her animal friends in this charming picture book.
Love, Triangle by Marcie Colleen
A fun and funny picture book about love and friendship that your little ones will enjoy (while you sneak in some learning).
You are my Heart by Marianne Richmond
A Valentine message of love, You are my Heart is the sweet and inspiring story of the love between a parent and a child.
Snowy Valentine by David Peterson
Follow Jasper the Bunny as he finds the perfect Valentine’s Day gift in this delightful picture book.
More Valentine’s Day fun from the Resource Room
- Free Printable Valentine’s Day Worksheet
- Read together: 12 Heartwarming Valentine’s Day Books for Little Kids
- Have a treat: 10 Easy Valentine’s Day Recipes to Make with Your Child
- Play a game: 10 Fun Valentine’s Day Games
- Create something new: 5 Valentine Activities for Kids: Invitation to Play
- Make some Valentine goo: 5 Valentine’s Day Slime Recipes for Sensory Play