On Valentine’s Day we might tend to focus on giving flowers, chocolates, or presents to the ones we love, but let’s not forget about the books we can share with our little ones. Here are five books your children will LOVE!

Catching Kisses by Amy Gibson, Ages 3-6

You and your little one will travel the states by way of the incredible illustrations in this precious book. Blown kisses are everywhere and travel far. This book is also a great introduction to similes and personification.

Love, Mama by Jeanette Bradley, Ages 4-6

Remind little ones about the strength of a mother’s love. Love, Mama is a tender board book about a Mama penguin leaving her nestling, Kipling, for food. Although she’ll return home soon, Kipling can’t help but miss her. Kipling is reminded of his mama’s love when he receives a heartwarming note from her.

This Is Not a Valentine by Carter Higgins, Ages 4-8

Love comes in more forms than a valentine. This book will teach your child just that. Love is more than just crush to crush… It can celebrate every relationship, from parent to child, sibling to sibling, partner to partner. This book is a demonstration of silly, timid, authentic love.

Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney, Ages 3-6

This classic book dives into just how much a parent can love their child. The tender story is paired with enchanting illustrations and explores how what means love can be measured.

You’re All My Favorites by Sam McBratney, Ages 2-5

A new second favorite from author Sam McBratney! Nearly sixteen years later, McBratney reveals a new family classic. This tale answers timeless questions asked by younglings such as, “How do Mommy and Daddy know I’m the most wonderful child in whole wide world?” and “What if my parents like my sibling better than me?” Readers will be left with the ultimate comfort and assurances.