Story Time List - Valentine's Day, Love & Friendship

These books about Valentine's Day, love, and friendship were featured during Story Times in February 2014. Click on the catalog links to place these titles on hold. 


Guess Who?: A Foldout Valentine's Adventure
by Lola M. Schaefer

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"Please, don't paws. Be mine right now...and I'll show my love with a soft . . . meow. Guess who? I'm a kitten!"

In this adorable board book, kids can read the riddles and unfold the pages for a giant 14 x 14 inch surprise! The clues on each page hint to which furry, feathered and flippered friend wants to be their valentine. Clever rhymes and big, bold photographs of adorable frogs, kittens, skunks, and even a toothy shark make this book an interactive delight for all!


The Perfect Hug
by Joanna Walsh

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There are hugs for wrigglers, and hugs for gigglers. Hugs that are tickly, and hugs that are prickly...But what kind of hug is absolutely PERFECT? This fabulous feel-good picture book is simply bursting with the cuddliest, snuggliest, most perfect hugs. Dive in and enjoy a hug yourself!



Love and Kisses, Kitty
by Max Haynes

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In this playful lift-the-flap book, Kitty makes valentines for each of her friends, and then sets out to deliver them. Sharp-eyed children will spot the funny clues on each card: who gets the bushy-tailed valentine that says "I'm nuts for you"? Squirrel! Under each flap, another one of Kitty's friends is revealed. And best of all, the very last valentine can be filled in with a child's name, making the entire book into a personalized valentine for giving.

With its bright colors, big red hearts, and sweet message about love and friendship, this book makes the perfect gift for that special little someone.


Be Mine, Be Mine, Sweet Valentine
by Sarah Weeks

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A delightful holiday book where various creatures present their loved ones with their Valentine gift of choice.

Horse, Cat, Otter, Anteater-no matter what kind of animal you may be, your Sweet Valentine has the perfect gift for you. Sarah Weeks takes readers on a tour of the animal kingdom, discovering what each animal would give their friends on Valentine′s Day. The perfect Valentine′s Day treat.


Love is a Handful of Honey
by Giles Andreae

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In a lovely rhyming verse, a young bear discovers that love can be found in everything you do -- from the time you wake and jump from your bed, until the time you snuggle and hug and say good night.