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25 Valentine’s Day Books for Kids under $10
Love is in the air, glittery hearts are being hung, and it’s time to stock your bookshelves with Valentine’s Day books for kids!
From books about love and friendship, to funny jokes about Valentines, these books will keep your kiddos entertained while keeping your wallet happy! That’s right, friends, I have found 25 Valentine’s Day books for kids under $10 (at time of post).
Valentine’s Day Books for Kids
If you’re in a hurry, you can check out the books, HERE, in my amazon storefront. Want to know more about the Valentines books, then read on to see the brief summaries of each.
- Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse!
- Pete the Cat: Valentine’s Day is Cool!
- 10 Valentine Friends
- Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar
- The Day It Rained Hearts
- The Night Before Valentines Day
- The Biggest Valentine Ever
- The Invisible String
- Love Monster
- Fancy Nancy: Heart to Heart
- Ollie’s Valentine
- Happy Love Day, Daniel Tiger!
- I Love You, Spot
- Pinkalicious: Pink of Hearts
- There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose!
- Llama Llama, I Love You
- Happy Valentines Day Curious George
- Valentine’s Day Jokes for Kids
- Duck and Hippo: The Secret Valentine
- Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentime
- Snowy Valentine
- This is Not a Valentine
- How Many Do I Love You?
- Love from the Crayons
- Roses are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink
Valentine’s Day Books for Kids
The famous mouse from the “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” series, is back again. This time, he is ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day with everyone he loves, including his most cherished animal friends. With little words, and great pictures, this book will capture the attention of your kiddos!
This popular cat doesn’t think Valentines Day is all that cool, until he realizes just how many awesome cats he has in his life. Pete then works hard to make all of his special cats Valentines Day cards. Your kiddos can make Pete the Cat Valentine’s cards, too! This books comes with a poster, punch out Valentines Day cards, and stickers!
As a huge Eric Carle fan, this is a must-have on my list of Valentine’s Day books for kids. Using illustrations from the World of Eric Carle collection, this book says “I love you” in the most beautiful ways!
I love Felicia Bond books! Naturally, this was a no-brainer when building my collection of Valentine’s Day books for kids. Cornellia Augusta, the main character, goes outside on the day it rains hearts. She catches the hearts and has a special plan. Sure enough, all of her favorite animal friends receive the most special valentines. If you are doing a book comparison, this would be good to pair up with Pete the Cat, listed above. He, too, makes Valentines for his animal friends.
This is a great book to read to your kiddos the day before their Valentines parties in the classroom. Nowadays, school administration often refers to this day as a Friendship Party for kids.
If you are teaching your kids about teamwork, this Valentines book for kids is the perfect way to introduce your lessons. Clayton and Desmond, the main characters, work hard to create the most beautiful Valentines Day gift for the teacher, but run into some problems. After getting upset and feeling like they want to give up, they learn working together is the best solution to come up with the biggest Valentine ever!
This popular, and highly rated, children’s Valentine’s Day book can be found in millions of classrooms! The Invisible String is a best-selling picture book about the unbreakable connections we have with loved ones. This book, recommended by school teachers, parents, school psychologists, child therapists, and social workers, puts a beautiful perspective on coping with anxiety, loss, and grief. A true book about love!
Get your kiddos imagination going with this cute Valentines book. Your kiddos will go along the journey with the love monster as he searches for someone to love him just the way he is. As a follow up activity, or Valentines Day party craft, you could do a monster glyph with your kiddos.
Teach your kiddos about second chances, and turning things around for the positive. Valentine’s Day is about friendship. To support that, this book shows that even if you’ve not been very kind to someone in the past, there is always a way to be kind and start a friendship.
Sweet Ollie searches for his Valentine, while his friends already their special someone.
Valentine’s Day Books for Toddlers and Preschool
Kids love Daniel Tiger! Whether you are looking for Valentine’s Day books for toddlers and preschoolers, or Valentine’s Day books for kindergarten, this will be your kiddos’ favorite! This sweet board book has interactive flaps, shiny red foil accents, and a loving message to be shared!
Pinkalicious never fails! Leave it to her to create the most pinktacular Valentine’s Day card for friends!
With rhyming patterns, and a story line perfect for sequencing, the old lady has done it again! She swallows item after item that all turns out to be one special Valentine!!
Celebrate George and his family as they celebrate Valentine’s Day. Of course, it wouldn’t be a classic Curious George book if there wasn’t some type of mischief that happens. As they work to make cards, bake Valentines treats, and decorate, that curious little monkey gets himself into trouble, once again. This is a board book with fold-out flaps, revealing fun surprises. This is also a great choice for kiddos who loves sensory-based books, as there are shiny red foil pieces throughout the book!
Funny Valentine’s Day Books
This hardcover Valentines book for little kids is usually priced around $17.99. But the holidays, you can snag it up for half off! Hippo and his friends, duck, elephant, pig, and turtle, are off to solve a Valentines mystery. Who is sending Hippo and his friends these secret Valentine messages? They meet up at the park for the special surprise. This is a great book for making predictions and encouraging friendship.
No, that is not a misspelling, friends. That is how Junie B. Jones pronounces it…ValentiMe. This is part of a popular first grade reading series, that kids can’t get enough of. In fact, I will be giving this as a Valentines Day gift for my daughter. She loves reading, and loves all the silly stories about Junie B. This, along with some cute Valentine’s Day stickers, would be a great Valentines gift for kids.
This book was recommended as a great book to read aloud on Valentines Day. True friendship doesn’t have to come in the form of a paper heart with glitter and lace. Instead, friendship is shown my our actions that we take everyday!
Love From the Crayons
The Crayons books are on the New York Times Best Selling list, and on your list of must-have Valentines Day books for kids, too!
BONUS***** Here is one more must-have Valentine’s Day book for your kiddos!
These Valentine’s Day books for kids are the perfect way to support your Valentine’s Day kindergarten activities, crafts, and Valentines poems for kids.
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