Valentine’s Day Reads

ABCs of Love

ABCs of Love By Patricia Hegarty; illustrated by Summer Macon

Learning the importance of love is as easy as A-B-C with this sweet board book that fosters social emotional development.

A is for always--that's how long I'll love you for.
B is for bear hug, to show I love you more.
C is for cherish--looking after one another. 
D is for devoted--as we are to each other. 

Learn your ABCs while celebrating love with this irresistibly illustrated board book that's perfect for Valentine's Day and all year round!

Learn to love and love to learn! Complete the series with ABCs of Kindness, 123s of Thankfulness, Happiness Is a Rainbow, and Friendship Is Forever!

Dr. Seuss's Lovey Things

Dr. Seuss's Lovey Things By Dr. Seuss; illustrated by Tom Brannon

A board book featuring Thing One and Thing Two--from Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat--that's perfect for Valentine's Day and every day!

Written in super-simple rhyme, this sweet, sturdy board book starring Thing One and Thing Two is about the things Things love--among them sharing, caring, smiling, hugging, and blowing kisses!

A perfect gift for Valentine's Day, baby showers, or any time of year, this is an ideal way to introduce the very youngest children to the magic of Dr. Seuss!

Nate the Great and the Mushy Valentine

Nate the Great and the Mushy Valentine By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat; illustrated by Marc Simont

Perfect for beginning readers, this timeless chapter book is a fun introduction to the detective mystery genre. And for Valentine's Day, kids can follow Nate as he unravels the problem, all the while learning about the importance of friendship--with people and dogs! 

Nate the Great hates mushy stuff. Then he spies a big red paper heart taped to Sludge’s doghouse. Who left Nate’s dog a secret valentine? Nate will solve the case, and then there will be no more mushy stuff. At least that’s what he thinks. . . .

Check out the Fun Activities section in the back of the book! 

“A most appealing choice.”—Booklist, Boxed Review

I Love You to the Moon and Back Sticker Activity

I Love You to the Moon and Back Sticker Activity By Amelia Hepworth; illustrated by Tim Warnes

Inspired by the best-selling book by Amelia Hepworth and illustrated by Tim Warnes, this sticker activity book, which features more than 200 high-quality stickers, invites children to enjoy creative activities with Big Bear and Little Bear.

Big Bear, Little Bear, and their much-loved animal friends from the heartwarming book illustrated by Tim Warnes star in fun activities, accompanied by more than 200 high-quality stickers.

From simple counting games to find the difference, sticker matching, and coloring, this book provides hours of fun for young children.

The Wonderful Things You Will Be

The Wonderful Things You Will Be By Written and illustrated by Emily Winfield Martin

The New York Times bestseller that celebrates the dreams, acceptance, and love that parents have for their children . . . now and forever. This is the perfect heartfelt gift for kids of all ages, plus a great choice for baby showers, birthdays, graduations, and other new beginnings!

From brave and bold to creative and clever, Emily Winfield Martin's rhythmic rhyme expresses all the loving things that parents think of when they look at their children. With beautiful, lush illustrations and a stunning gatefold that opens at the end, this is a book that families will love reading over and over. 

The Wonderful Things You Will Be has a loving and truthful message that will endure for lifetimes and makes a great gift to the ones you love for any occasion.

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