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This February, stock your book basket with Valentine books for babies. These board books are perfect for your youngest listeners.
Board books are perfect for reading to babies and toddlers. Their thick sturdy pages are designed to withstand little hands (and mouths).
Board books are often full of bright pictures and short sentences that are sure to engage even your wiggliest kiddos.
Valentine Books for Babies
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of Valentine’s Day books that will help you introduce Valentine’s Day to your youngest kiddos.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Pop-Up Peekaboo! I Love You – Find out who’s sending Sheep presents in this cute baby book with flaps to lift and pop-ups to enjoy.
What is Love, Biscuit? – The little girl teaches her yellow puppy that love is sharing and helping and learning. And it’s also having a sweet puppy like Biscuit. Woof!
Hug Machine – Watch out world, here he comes! The Hug Machine! Whether you are big, or small, or square, or long, or spikey, or soft, no one can resist his unbelievable hugs! HUG ACCOMPLISHED!
I Love You – Babies can explore different textures and expand their senses as they discover this padded board book’s tactile elements. They can touch soft bunnies, fuzzy teddy bears, sparkly hearts, and more, and feel all the love you have for them.
The Biggest Kiss – Everyone needs kisses, so what could be better than a book that’s full of them? With darling animals on every page and irresistible text that begs to be read aloud, parents and grandparents will love sharing this collection of affection with the youngest of readers.
I Love You, Little Pookie – I Love You, Little Pookie is an affectionate and heartfelt celebration—for Valentine’s Day and every day—enlivened with those funny and captivating Boynton drawings. And Pookie’s Mom wisely knows that the best way to say I love you is simply to say it.
Ollie’s Valentine – Ollie is looking. Looking for a valentine. Gossie, Gertie, Peedie, and BooBoo all have valentines, but Ollie wonders who will be his. His search leads him to a special valentine of his very own—a surprise for Ollie and readers!
Love Monster – Love Monster is a slightly hairy monster trying to fit in with the cuddly residents of Cutesville. But as it turns out, it’s hard to fit in with the cute and the fluffy when you’re a googly-eyed monster. And so, Love Monster sets out to find someone who will love him just the way he is.
My Fuzzy Valentine – It’s Valentine’s Day and Elmo has received an anonymous valentine gift. Who could have sent it? He checks with all of his friends and finds the answer right back where he started looking—at home!
Babies Love Valentines – Introduce your baby or toddler to classic Valentines traditions like giving cards and candies with this adorable lift-a-flap board book.
Where is Baby’s Valentine? – Baby made a valentine for Mommy. Where could it be?
Is it behind the lamp? No, those are pretty, sparkly flowers! It’s a shiny, glittering delight as you lift the sturdy flaps to help Baby find her very special valentine.
Huggy Kissy – When you’re an adorable bald baby, your family finds lots of ways to show you how much they love you: Mommy lifts you uppy, Daddy kisses you on the tummy, and everyone wants to snuggle. What’s not to love?
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.
Snuggle Puppy! – A great big hug in book form, Snuggle Puppy is a year-round valentine from parent to child. It is bright, chunky, a pleasure to hold, and has a die-cut cover that reveals a glimpse of the joy inside before it’s even opened.
Llama Llama I Love You – In Llama Llama I Love You, little llama shows his friends and family how much he loves them with heart-shaped cards and lots of hugs. What could be sweeter than Llama Llama on Valentine’s Day?
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
These handmade crocheted Valentine’s Day teething rings are perfect Valentine’s Day gifts for babies.
Celebrate baby’s first Valentine’s Day with a personalized teddy bear! This teddy bear is soft and cuddly. Comes in a beige/tan color with red ribbon around its neck and heart.