20 of the Best Valentine's Day Books for Kids

With Valentine’s Day sneaking up on us this year, what better time to snap up some new Valentine’s Day books for kids?

Little ones will LOVE these stories in the run up to the festivities.

Valentine’s Day is one of our favourite occasions around here as it’s the season of love!

The perfect time to show everyone you love how much they mean to you. And of course, that means lots of Valentine's books!

We never pass up an opportunity to find a new favourite story. Below you’ll find some of our favourites featuring a few classic characters and some new ones too.

I’ve tried to give some variety, so no matter if you have a little baby on your lap or an older child, you’re sure to find a good story to read together.

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Scroll down to check out all the Valentine’s Day books for kids!

Best Valentine’s Day Books

Happy Valentine's Day, Mouse!

What better way to gear up for Valentine’s Day than with our favourite mouse?!

Kids will love to follow along this story as mouse explains why he loves each of his friends and why they love him.

Even Pete the Cat knows Valentine’s Day is cool!

The bright illustrations in this book are sure to engage little readers as they watch Pete make cards for all his family and friends.

This story is a great story that shows how important it is to be kind on Valentine’s Day.

Follow along as Gilbert learns a very important lesson when he gifts the wrong “not so nice” card to his classmates.

This Valentine’s Day story is a great lesson on teamwork!

Follow along as we watch two friends disagree on the card they’re making - before realizing they can do even better if they work together to make the biggest Valentine EVER!

Featuring the classic character, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, this books takes us along with reasons why the world is better with someone special in it.

This lift-the-flap book is the perfect introduction to Valentine’s Day for little babies and toddlers! 

Featuring all of the classic traditions they will soon learn so much about.

This board book is sure to have the littlest readers engaged throughout the story.

Follow along as Elmo figures out who sent him a secret Valentine, with furry textures on every page.

Follow along in this story as all the kids get ready for Valentine’s Day!

They’re making cards and having fun before a morning of parties and games.

This story is PERFECT for kids who might struggle with fitting in.

Follow along with Love Monster as he sets out to find someone who will love him just the way he is.

This is one of the sweetest Valentine’s Day books on this list for kids to love.

Follow along as Jasper the Bunny sets out to search the whole forest for a special gift for his loved one.

What’s sweeter than hugs and heart-shaped cards? When they come from Llama Llama of course!

Kids will love the brightly coloured pages and sweet story featuring their favourite character!

Ollie sets out to find his very own special Valentine in this story.

It features foil hearts and mirrored pages, perfect for babies being introduced to Valentine’s Day for the first time.

Little Critter is having the BEST day ever in this story!

Decorating the classroom, eating cupcakes, gifting Valentines, and so much more.

This is sure to get kids excited about Valentine’s Day!

Kids are sure to love this engaging story featuring the Berenstain Bears.

Follow along as they gear up for a class party handing out all kinds of Valentines!

This sweet story features your favourite farm animals having a Valentine’s Day party!

With decorations, music, and so much more. They even invite a new friend!

This sweet story features a little girl and a small duckling.

She learns to take care of her new friend and one day has to let him go back to the pond.

This is a great story of responsibility, friendship, and love.

This cute story features Pinkalicious making a BEAUTIFUL valentine for one special friend.

Follow along as we see if Pinkalicious gets a Valentine just as beautiful in return.

Our favourite old lady is back for Valentine’s Day!

This story is sure to get lots of laughs from little ones as we follow the classic story with a twist.

If you love the silly stories of Amelia Bedelia, you’re going to love this one!

Follow along as Amelia must figure out what to do when she leaves her Valentines on the bus.

Kids will be giggling along the way with our literal and charming friend.

This cute rhyming book is perfect for babies and toddlers.

Featuring your favourite cute little animals and all the things they love about each other!

Which story is your favourite?

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