40 Valentine’s Day books to share within the classroom
Spread the love in your classroom on February 14th with these Valentine’s Day books filled with cute stories about friendship, kindness, and love.
Our favorites from The Day the Crayons Quit are back. And this time they learn all about love.
Logan the dinosaur creates from his heart as he creates a custom Valentine card for each of his friends that captures what he loves most about each one.
An updated version of the beloved classic with an afterword by the author. One of those Valentine’s Day books that showcase the invisible bonds we all have with those we love.
Cornelia Augusta can hardly believe it when one day it rains hearts! She decides to pick up some of them to give to her friends for Valentine’s Day.
How do you show the people in your life how much you love them? Spot shows the many possibilities – from listening and being kind to hugs and high fives.
6. The love letter from Anika Aldamuy Denise
When hedgehogs, rabbits and squirrels find an anonymous love letter, a chain reaction of warm fuzzies ensues.
A reinterpretation of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s iconic love poem, charmingly illustrated and told in child-friendly language. One of our favorite Valentine’s Day books!
Seal is new to the National Zoo and eager to make new friends, but she doesn’t get a rousing reception until a wise sparrow convinces the other animals to surprise Seal with a special treat.
Even the grumpiest ladybug deserves love! This cute story is about making the world kinder, one friend at a time.
Will groggle ever finish making the perfect Valentine’s Day for ‘Beast’ girlfriend Snarlina? Not if he can’t control his impulsive appetite!
A lovely rhyming winter story about a mother polar bear and her search for her lost baby boy.
Q: What did the stamp on the envelope say? A: I’m stuck with you! Your students will love this joke and more in this collection of good, clean, Valentine’s Day-themed humor.
Will Mr. Peanuts ever find someone to spend his life with? Find out in this love story featuring Nancy Rose’s hilariously staged photos.
A pint-sized Taming of the Shrew story with Little Ant (who hates Valentine’s Day) and the pretty, pinned up girl ant he wants to win for himself.
When a box of chocolates is left on Love Monster’s door, he struggles to keep them all to himself and share them with those he loves.
This adorably illustrated book is silly, humorous and cute at the same time and is sure to give your little folks the warm fuzzies.
This palm-sized treasure contains the author’s collage illustrations and clever messages of letters, numbers and pictures of fruits and vegetables – the perfect inspiration for Valentine’s Day in the classroom.
Those classic lyrics now have beautiful illustrations because the world needs love on Valentine’s Day – and every other day too.
19. Love from Matt de la Peña
There’s no shortage of rave reviews for this title – and rightly so, as it manages to sum up the most complex emotion of all for readers young and old.
Duck’s vision for his Valentine’s Day celebration includes streamers, hearts, glitter, and a good time for everyone. An unexpected guest helps get together.
Follow author of popular favorite The Very Hungry Caterpillar as the caterpillar chews its way through all of the ways to tell the special people in your life how much you love them.
Ollie goes in search of his perfect Valentine’s Day in this sequel to the Gossie & Friends franchise.
One of the most beautiful books for Valentine’s Day, a celebration of love with a message about equality in all its glorious forms.
This clever story about friendship shows that there is always enough love to go around.
Another heartwarming story from one of our favorite authors. How will Mr Goat find the perfect gift to give his first love?
Can Valentine’s Day be Valentine’s Day if it’s not floral and pink? Let this ode to friendship help you make a decision.
Cute with just the right amount of silliness, the student and teacher will both look for Elephant as he navigates his first real swarm.
28. Love is from Diane Adams
I am not crying, you are crying. This delicate story of a girl’s year looking after a baby duckling is perfect for Valentine’s Day or anytime your heart needs some warmth.
Caring for animal lovers to make sure Groundhog makes it to Moose’s Valentine’s Day party. Hit two February holidays at the same time with this title!
What can a bagel do if it can’t find a partner for the Cherry Jubilee dance competition? This title may be filled with sentimental lines, but it contains important messages of confidence and encouragement.
The Fright Club doesn’t have much experience with love. You ask yourself: what does Fran K. Stein do with pink paper and what will he do with it?
A silly collection of famous quotes about the love of our favorite cool cat.
Follow him as Valentine’s Day, which Leon provides for his secret love, comes to life and takes to the streets saying, “Love is happy. Smelly too. It will get your brain going! “Leaving Leon behind to chase after in crazy pursuit.
The main character of this heartwarming story is a cute cuddle bug who can’t get enough hugs.
Cat is a grumpy cat who doesn’t care about squishy old Valentine’s Day. A charming story with a sweet lesson.
Peppa loves many things, but when she and her family play the I Love You Game, she learns what she loves most.
This of our favorite Valentine’s Day books is a celebration of love and friendship between favorite author Julie Andrews and her daughter.
Mama Pinguin spends her days lovingly caring for her little ones. Do you know how much she cares? Wonderfully illustrated in wonderful watercolor.
39. Here comes a kiss from Stacy McCleary and David Cornish
A sweet rhyme story of a day full of loving hickey.
A visually beautiful book full of breathtaking photography and sweet messages of unconditional love.