We love books of the heart, especially this time of year. To celebrate Love Day, we’ve put together our top dozen love-themed books to share with the ones you love.
How about a picture book instead of a greeting card for Valentine’s Day? Here are a few we love and recommend.
“If you run away, I will run after you. For you are my little bunny.” I adore this classic meditation on unconditional love— like Psalm 139, “Where can I go?” Buy now.
“Love is noisy midnight feedings, shoe box right beside the bed.” So cute! Buy now.
“No one can resist my unbelievable hugging. I am the hug machine!” This book is hilarious and sweet. Buy now.
“You are the cherry on my cake; you make the sun shine brighter; you make my heart flutter.” Huge fan of everything Eric Carle does! Buy now.
“We want hugs!” What makes you different is something to be embraced. Buy now.
“Did I tell you today that I love you?” Another heartwarming testament to a parent’s unconditional love. Buy now.
“We want to know you. And be close to you. Please show us how.” Let your little ones know: you are loved. Buy now.
“Sometimes my heart feels like a big yellow star, shiny and bright.” A unique book with fun heart shaped cutouts for helping children understand the feelings in their hearts. Buy now.
“One day it started raining hearts, and Corneila Augusta caught one.” A fun story to spark creativity and generosity before making your own valentines. Buy now.
“On a cold afternoon, in a cold little town, where everywhere you looked was either the white of snow or the black of soot from chimneys, Annabelle found a box filled with yarn of every color.” See the world transformed by love in this multiple award-winning picture book. Buy now.
“When I first held you, my heart grew.” Such a sweet simple book about love and family. Buy now.
Happy Valentine’s Day!