Children who have been read to regularly associate books with the warmth and love they feel when adult reads to them. Share the love you have with the children in your life with these librarian picks that celebrate love and kindness. Whether it’s Valentine’s Day or just a regular day, sharing books with kids is a way to say you care about them! Click on the book title below to view its entry in our catalog.
Animals Spell Love by David Cundy
A great choice for children who enjoy learning words from different languages or graphic design!
Foxy in Love by Emma Dodd
Emily is trying to make the Valentine’s Day card, but Foxy’s attempts to help don’t turn out quite right. This Valentine’s Day book is sweet and funny and would be a good pick for families who enjoy the Amelia Bedelia series.
I Heart You by Meg Fleming
The simple text and beautiful art in this story celebrate all of the ways parents (animal and human) love their children, making it a wonderful choice for families.
The I Love You Book by Todd Parr
The simple repetition of the phrase “I love you when” in this story is so comforting and perfect for toddlers. The message of this book is that children are lovable just the way they are.
Did You Know That I Love You? By Christa Pierce
In this comic-book style picture book, Bird tells Fox no matter how big he grows, she will always love him.