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Five Children’s Books About Love to Read with Your Family this Valentine’s Day

by Maia Muttoo Feb 4, 2019

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Valentine’s Day isn’t just about romance, it’s also a time to celebrate love for family and friends too.

Here are five books about love to read with the cherished little ones in your life this Valentine’s Day.

Llama Llama I Love You by Anna Dewdney

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In this heartwarming story by the beloved children’s author Anna Dewdney, Llama Llama shows his friends and family how much he loves them by crafting heart-shaped cards and giving out plenty of hugs.

Sesame Street’s My Fuzzy Valentine by Naomi Kleinberg

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Elmo receives a lovely Valentine’s Day card and wants to know which of his friends sent it to him. Was it Grover, Cookie Monster, Baby Bear, Bert or Ernie? Originally published as a pop-up board book, this story includes fuzzy pages for an interactive, sensory play that’s great for younger children.

Chick n’ Pug: The Love Pug by Jennifer Sattler

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Chick n’ Pug’s adventures continue, and this time love is in the air! A new pug named Daisy comes to town and sets her sights on Wonder Pug. Chick agrees that he could be her knight in shining armour if he’d only wake up from his nap!

Ollie’s Valentine by Olivier Dunrea

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When all of Ollie’s friends have valentines, he wants to find one of his very own. His search leads him to a surprise that young readers will love. Decorated with foil hearts and beautiful illustrations, this small board book is a great option for the littlest readers.

Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney

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Guess How Much I Love You is a classic that’s been delighting readers for over two decades. How do you measure love? Sometimes, what truly matters is bigger and more inexplicable than we could imagine.

Nothing says I love you like quality time with a good book. These classic stories about friendship, family, and affection will help you and your loved ones celebrate the holiday with a dose of education and fun.

Sources: We Are Teachers, Goodreads, Barnes and Noble, Waterstones, Penguin Random House, and Amazon.