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One of the greatest things you can do for your child, aside from showing them love and care of course, is to instill in them a love of reading. One of my favorite ways to incorporate more fun in our reading within our home with my toddler, is to incorporate a seasonal book rotation. Now, we are very big readers in our household, and have quite the books. But, I have been working on shifting my toddler’s library to a rotation, especially for all the different themes and seasons. One of my favorite seasons for children’s books is of course Valentine’s Day. Sharing with you the absolute best Valentines books for toddlers.
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There are so many incredible Valentine’s books out there, especially for young children. Therefore, in order for you and your little one to make the most of this Valentine’s Day, I am sharing a complete list of the best books to celebrate the time of year devoted to all things love.
First on the Valentine’s Day book list is the story of Little Blue Truck and his animal friends, celebrating Valentine’s Day. The entire collection of Little Blue Truck’s children’s books are all so sweet. This book is. beautifully illustrated with decorated gold accents throughout, captivating the eye of young readers as Little Blue strolls around town collecting Valentine’s day cards from his friends! A must-have addition for your toddler’s Valentine’s book list!
This book is perfect for your little special valentine! A New York Times #1 bestseller, jump into the world of Eric Carle and the very hungry caterpillar as they celebrate Valentine’s Day! This great book is full of heart-warming messages and beautiful, colorful illustrations. Perfect for celebrating the season of love, all year long!
Once again, Anna Dewdney and the world of little llama, shares another cute, seasonal story! I love the warm messages though Llama Llama, I Love You! This board book is the perfect size for little hands. The rhyming text is charming as the story follows llama llama as he passes out Valentine’s Day cards to his friends! As always, the llama llama books are always a great read any time of the year, but especially for Valentine’s Day!
We LOVE the If You Give A Mouse A Cookie series in our house. We are really big fans of the children’s television show on Amazon Prime, as well as love all the books. Laura Numeroff author of the If You Give A Mouse A Cookie series has quite the collection of seasonal mouse tails, and Happy Valentine’s Day Mouse is the sweetest tale of mouse, Oliver, and his friend’s celebration of Valentine’s Day.
This sweet book is absolutely perfect for celebrating love and all things Valentine’s Day. In fact, this adorable rhyming story was one of my son’s first favorite books. We read this every single night on repeat from about six months to nine months of age. The sweet story has beautiful, colorful illustrations perfect for captivating young minds through story time! Additionally, You’re My Little Cuddle Bug is apart of a much larger series of other seasonal, rhyming stories! Fair warning – you will be addicted, as we have almost the entire collection in our son’s young library!
This is by far one of the cutest, Valentine’s Day stories for little ones! An adorable story, in a board book, full of the adventures of Tiny T-Rex and his celebration of Valentine’s Day! A must-have for any young little boy, in the midst of a big dinosaur era! The illustrations are so mesmerizing to look at, as Tiny T-Rex works to make Valentine’s Day super special for his best friends! This sweet board book is a perfect read for Valentine’s Day!
Biscuit’s Valentine’s Day is another cute Valentines day story full of sweet surprise every page. This lift the flap Valentine’s tale follows Biscuit, the little girl, and adorable puppy as they pass out their own valentines! The illustrations are always so engaging to look at, plus the flap book provides even more interaction for the youngest of readers. Making this a must-have part of your collection of Valentine books!
Another incredible Valentine’s Day book for toddlers is Construction Site: You’re Just Right. Apart of the Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site series, this sweet book on construction truck friends includes beautiful illustrations, rhyming text. Additionally, it is a lift the flap book providing perfect interaction for young, developing minds as they follow along Valentine’s Day at the construction site!
I Love You, Spot is another one of the best Valentine’s books for toddlers! This board book is perfect for Valentine’s Day as it follows the story of Spot as he plans the ultimate Valentine’s surprise for his mama! Plus, this board book is in the shape of a heart, which makes it even sweeter, and a perfect read for a Happy Valentines Day!
Next up on the list of great Valentine’s Day books for little learners is the adorable story of Loads of Love! This book is full of any young boy’s favorite characters – trucks and cars. This Valentine’s Day tale follows the friends of Blissville, as they travel around delivering sweet messages of Valentine’s day love and cheer!
Another one of the best books for toddlers for Valentine’s Day is The Biggest Valentine Ever! Another classic story promoting love and friendship as two mouse friends work together to create the biggest Valentine’s Day card! Definitely a must-read for Valentine’s Day!
We are currently in the middle of a major dinosaur stage in our household. My two-and-a-half year old LOVES everything dinosaur. Therefore, this is an excellent Valentine’s Day story for a little boy (or girl – no gender specific themes over here) for Valentine’s Day! Follow the dinosaurs as they celebrate a happy Valentine’s Day!
Another excellent Valentine’s Day read for young ones is the adventure of Ollie and friends in Ollie’s Valentine’s Day! Another excellent board book, following the story of little Ollie, searching for a Valentine of his own! Full of charming artwork throughout the entire book, Ollie’s Valentine is a sweet story to add to your Valentine’s Day collection!
Love You By Heart is one of the most sincerest Valentine’s Day tales! A beautiful story and a teacher’s pick on Amazon. This beautifully written book is a celebration of all things love! Written in poetic form, this is a classic to read for all ages on Valentine’s Day!
Another excellent Valentine’s Day book is Hug Machine. A board book with a goofy tale, full of humor and charm, sharing the story of the giving of hugs! Sharing the sweet message of how everyone really needs a hug!
This board book makes for a really sweet and sincere Valentine’s Day story for young readers. First off, it is beautiful. A classic board book, with simple and sweet illustrations. Telling the story of the adventures of a little one growing up. Full of rhymes and love and warmth on every page! I Heart You is a great book for Valentine’s Day!
Continuing with the list of best Valentine’s books for toddlers, Snowy Valentine is golden! A beautifully illustrated, hardcover book, following the sweet story of mouse as he journeys through the forest to find the perfect gift for his Valentine. A sweet story to read together with your little love one!
Another excellent book to add to your Valentine’s Day must-read list for little ones is Love Is My Favorite Thing! This adorable story follows the adventures of a sweet pup, inspired by the author’s own dog as they celebrate love and all things friendship! A great book to include in the best valentines books for toddlers and little ones!
This book is absolutely adorable. The illustrations are so sweet and the story so simple. I Wheelie Love You is a wonderful book for Valentine’s Day! With the cutest of sayings to share “I love you” and the collection of all the vehicles, making this a must-have on the list of best Valentines books for toddlers!
Last on the list of Valentine’s Day books for toddlers, Part of My Heart, is another Valentine’s Day classic! Sharing a beautiful story of the love shared between mommy and daddy that resulted in the creation of the littlest Valentine! A sweet story, with the importance of love. A classic for Valentine’s Day and celebrating true love all year long!
While all the books shared above are excellent reads for young learners, this small list focuses on the absolute best Valentine’s Day books for the littlest of loves. Smaller books, full of touch and feel sensory play to engage the youngest of minds! These little Valentine’s Day stories are perfect for the smallest of readers and littlest of loves this Valentine’s Day!
The perfect book for a little one’s first Valentines! Babies Love Valentine’s is an adorable lift the flap board book that is chunky, and easy for the littlest of hands. With beautiful illustrations, sturdy flaps. This perfect Valentine’s Day book is a great way to introduce the sweetest of Valentine’s Day traditions.
Another great read for your little one’s first Valentine’s Day is Baby Touch and Feel I Love You! Another classic, chunky board book perfect for the littlest of minds and hands. Not only is this book full of bold letters and shapes, but also different textures for your little love to play with and explore! This classic baby book is full of all things love, including love inspired illustrations! A great read for the littlest of readers!
This adorable book, I Love You Every Day, perfect for Valentine’s for the littlest of littles. This sweet book includes a bear finger puppet throughout the entire story to provide even more interaction and engagement. This adorable story follows along with mama bear, as she shares her love with her littlest of cubs! Making this book an excellent read for baby’s first Valentine’s Day!
Sticking to the adorable dinosaur theme, this classic baby board book is another exceptional Valentine’s Day read. I Love You More, Babysaur follows all the different dinosaurs as they express their Valentine’s Day love for their loved ones! Perfect for introducing dinosaurs and celebrating Valentine’s Day!
Finally, last on the list of adorable Valentine’s Day books for little ones is How Many Do, I Love You! This is a super cute counting story with a sweet love theme! Specifically, a Valentine’s Day counting book helping teach counting to 10. Full of pretty illustrations, animal friends, and more this Valentine’s Day book is perfect to add to your little one’s library!
There you have it! A complete and full book list for Valentine’s Day for your little one! The best Valentines books to read this Valentine’s Day, as well as all year long! Books to celebrate love and appreciating the people who mean the absolute most!
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