Thursday, February 10, 2011

Staff Picks for Valentine's Day

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.

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