What better way to say "I love you" than by spending quality time with your child and sharing a good read. Here are a few picks from the Youth Services Librarians in celebration of love and Valentine's Day:
|Slugs in Love by Susan Pearson, illustrated by Kevin O'Malley|
Marylou and Herbie, two garden slugs, write love poems in slime to one another but have trouble actually meeting.
|My Heart is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall|
Depicts in rhyming text how love can be many different things, such as eager as a beaver, steady as a yak, or silly as a seal.
|Sweet Hearts by Jan Carr, illustrated by Dorothy Donohue|
A young girl celebrates Valentine's Day by making and hiding paper hearts around the house for her family to discover. Includes directions for making hearts and a brief history of Valentine's Day.
|The Day it Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond|
One day it rains hearts, and Cornelia Augusta catches them. Each heart is special in its own way. Cornelia Augusta knows exactly who to send them to.
|The Way I Love You by David Bedford & Ann James|
A little girl celebrates all of the ways she loves her puppy.
|Henry in Love by Peter McCarty|
On the first day of school, Henry the cat vies for the attention of the most amazing girl in class, Chloe Rabbit.
|Love, Splat by Rob Scotton|
Splat the cat has a special valentine for a certain someone in his class.
|The I Love You Book by Todd Parr|
Celebrates the love one person has for another, whether they are dancing or strolling, on snowy days and sunny ones, no matter what.