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Expressing love through kindness and thoughtful gestures
Happy Valentine's Day, Mouse!
Join Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as he celebrates Valentine’s Day with all the friends he loves. This board book with sturdy pages is perfect for preschoolers, who will enjoy the simple introduction to the fun of Valentine's Day. "This title follows Mouse as he makes valentines for all of his friends," said School Library Journal. "Each valentine is made to represent what he loves most about each of his friends, such as Pig 'because she's a good dancer' and Bunny 'because she's the best at hide-and-seek.'" Budding artists and crafters will love this book, perfect for pairing with Valentine's Day activities. A surprise at the end adds to the read-aloud fun!
Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Lovey Dovey, Valentines
“You are the cherry on my cake; you make the sun shine brighter; you make my heart flutter.” Using a range of images from the World of Eric Carle, and featuring the Very Hungry Caterpillar, this special gift book gives all the reasons why someone special makes the world a better and brighter place. Perfect for that someone special any day of the year!
Love is You & Me
Valentines, Lovey Dovey
Playful and fun, constant and everywhere, love fills the pages of this buoyant picture book for adorers of all ages. Love is me, and love is you. You see, when you smile I smile too. When you’re around, the skies are blue. It’s like being happy…times two! This adorable book by bestselling author Monica Sheehan helps us to remember that love—whether between a parent and child, best friends, or even a dog and a mouse—is the most wonderful offering of all. Love Is You & Me. is a vibrant, uplifting title that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day or any time of the year. An ideal gift for loved ones, this jacketed hardcover edition contains the same text as the board book, along with a bookplate and two additional spreads of artwork.
It’s Valentine’s Day and Splat has a special valentine for a certain someone in his class. Her name is Kitten, and Splat likes her even more than fish sticks and ice cream. But Kitten doesn’t seem to like him at all. And then there’s Splat’s rival, Spike, who also likes Kitten. Will Splat’s heartfelt valentine win Kitten’s paw in the end?
Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink
This Valentine's Day favorite read-aloud will prompt lots of giggles, as well as discussions on kindness and forgiveness. Gilbert is all set to write fifteen friendly valentine cards to his classmates. But how can he write a nice poem for the boy who tweaked his nose, or the girl who made fun of his glasses? Instead, Gilbert writes two not-so-nice valentines...and signs the wrong name on both! When his classmates read his poems, their feelings are hurt, and Gilbert's prank quickly turns into pandemonium. But with the help of a friend and an honest apology, there's always time for a change of heart on Valentine's Day.
Valentine's Day Is Cool
New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean takes us on an awesome trip with Pete the Cat as he discovers just how special Valentine's Day can be! At first, Pete thinks Valentine's Day isn't cool...until he realizes all the special cats there are in his life. Pete the Cat: Valentine’s Day Is Cool comes complete with a poster, stickers, and twelve punch-out Valentine’s Day cards. Once Pete the Cat realizes how much fun Valentine’s Day can be, he decides to make valentine cards for his family and friends. But what happens when he realizes he's forgotten to make a card for a very important cat?
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