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35 Super Sweet Valentine Books for Toddlers

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What Valentine books are perfect for toddlers?

Happy New Year everyone! While most of us are finishing up paying off our holiday bills, there’s another group of us considering the next holiday.

Yes! I’m talking about Valentine’s Day.

Just like all those other holidays, I’ve come to bring you the best Valentine books for toddlers.

Books are one of my favorite gifts to give for birthdays and holidays, but especially for those holidays that involve SO. MUCH. CANDY.

Save your little one’s teeth (and a sugar high) by checking out my favorite toddler Valentine’s books.

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Alphabet Valentine Books for Toddlers

The ABC’s of Love by Rose Rossner

Teach your toddler The ABC’s of Love with this rhyming book that showcases a different animal for each letter, along with a loving message.

ABC’s of Love by Patricia Hegarty

Learn the ABC’s through words of love with ABC’s of Love. And check out the other books in this series: ABC’s of Kindness and 123’s of Thankfulness.

Related: Thanksgiving Books Your Toddler Will Love

Counting Valentine Books for Toddlers

How Many Do I Love You? by Cheri Love-Byrd

How Many Do I Love You? lets your toddler count from 1 to 10 along with different animals and the things they love most. This counting book is a must have for your toddler’s Valentine book collection.

Touch and Feel Valentine Books for Toddlers

My Fuzzy Valentine by Naomi Kleinberg

Help Elmo find out which of his friends sent him a Valentine’s card in My Fuzzy Valentine. Your toddler will love touching the fuzzy heart on each page while Elmo visits with each member of the Sesame Street gang.

Baby Touch and Feel I Love You by DK

Baby Touch and Feel I Love You is the perfect way to introduce your toddler to many new textures: including fuzzy bunnies, colored foils and even a mirror to make them giggle.

The Shy Little Kitten’s Valentine’s Day by Andrea Posner-Sanchez

For a quick read with some cute touch and feel elements, check out The Shy Little Kitten’s Valentine’s Day.

Where is Love, Biscuit? by Alyssa Satin Capucilli

Where is Love, Biscuit? encourages your toddler to find love in everyday things.

Can’t get enough of Biscuit? Dive into the Biscuit series with the first book, Goodnight Biscuit.

Lift the Flap Valentine Books for Toddlers

Babies Love Valentines by Holly Berry-Byrd

Babies Love Valentines is a chunky lift-the-flap book that introduces your toddler to all the wonders of this holiday. Lift-the-flap books are a great way to develop those fine motor skills.

Pop-Up Peekaboo! I Love You by DK

Follow along with the adorable sheep to find out who is sending surprise Valentine gifts. Pop-Up Peekaboo! I Love You will be sure to delight your toddler as they discover what’s waiting under each flap.

Hug Kiss Love by Scarlett Wing

Hug Kiss Love is a lift-the-flap book that is great for learning new words and developing fine motor skills. It’s also a great size for including in a Valentine’s gift basket.

Where Is Baby’s Valentine? by Karen Katz

Search under flaps for Baby’s Valentine for Mommy in Where Is Baby’s Valentine?

Check out the other holiday books in the Where Is Baby series: Where Is Baby’s Pumpkin?, Where Is Baby’s Turkey?, and Where is Baby’s Christmas Present?

Related: Christmas Books Your Toddler Won’t Put Down

Peek-a-Flap Love by Cottage Door Press

Peek-a-Flap Love teaches your toddler all the different ways to show love and asks questions about how they can show love. It also has the items in the pictures labeled, so your toddler can come to recognize those words.

Happy Love Day, Daniel Tiger! by Becky Friedman

Come along with Daniel Tiger and friends to see all the ways they say I love you in Happy Love Day, Daniel Tiger!

I Love You Valentine Books for Toddlers

I Love You, Little Pookie by Sandra Boynton

Follow Little Pookie as his mother tells him just how much he means to her in I Love You, Little Pookie.

Check out the other books in the Little Pookie series.

I Love You Like No Otter by Rose Rossner

Your toddler will enjoy all the little love puns in I Love You Like No Otter. Follow along as many different animals make rhyming puns about love.

I Love You More by Cottage Door Press

Follow along with different animals as they share all the ways I Love You More.

I’ll Love You Till the Cows Come Home by Kathryn Cristaldi

Show your toddler just how much you love them with the silly rhymes in I’ll Love You Till the Cows Come Home.

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I Love You All Ways by Marianne Richmond

I Love You All Ways shows all the ways parents love their children. Using different animals throughout the book, it shows whether near or far a parent’s love is unconditional.

Disney Baby: I Love You This Much! by Disney Books

Your toddler will discover just how much Mickey’s friends (all in baby form) love him in I Love You This Much!

Curious George, I Love You by H. A. Rey

Curious George, I Love You is a great book to show your little one just how much you care. Even with all the mischief George gets into The Man in the Yellow Hat still loves him very much.

Llama Llama I Love You by Anna Dewdney

Join Llama Llama as he makes and shares Valentines for all his loved ones. Llama Llama I Love You is another perfect holiday book to add to your Llama Llama collection.

I Love You, Spot by Eric Hill

Join Spot in this sweet story about how he makes a Valentine for his mom. I Love You, Spot is a simple story that will easily keep your toddler’s attention.

I Love You!, Be Mine, and True Love by Roger Priddy

Build your toddler’s vocabulary with this three-pack of Valentine’s books: I Love You!, Be Mine, and True Love. With only one or two words per page, your toddler will learn to associate the word with the picture.

Related: Everything You Need to Pack in Your Toddler Diaper Bag

Sweet Valentine Books for Toddlers

Little Blue Truck’s Valentine by Alice Schertle

Little Blue Truck’s Valentine is another beautiful story in the Little Blue Truck series. This time Little Blue is delivering Valentine cards to all of his friends. Find out if he gets any in return.

Tiny T. Rex and the Perfect Valentine by Jonathan Stutzman

Join Tiny on his journey to make the perfect Valentine for his best friend. Once you’ve read Tiny T. Rex and the Perfect Valentine, follow Tiny on his first adventure, Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug.

Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse! by Laura Numeroff

From the author of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie comes this enjoyable Valentine book for toddlers. Follow Mouse as he makes special Valentines for each of his friends in Happy Valentine’s Day, Mouse!

Will You Be My Valentine? by Cottage Door Press

Follow along with cute rhymes and festive puns in this vintage storybook that asks Will You Be My Valentine?

Ollie’s Valentine by Olivier Dunrea

Join Ollie in his search for a very special Valentine in Ollie’s Valentine. This sweet story is a must have for your toddler’s Valentine book collection.

Lovey Things by Dr. Seuss

Thing One and Thing Two want to show some love to your toddler this Valentine’s Day in Lovey Things. Another wonderful rhyming book from the world of Dr. Seuss starring those two loveable Things.

Clifford Loves by Norman Bridwell

Learn about all the things Clifford Loves in this adorable Valentine book for toddlers.

Disney: Everyone Loves Mickey by Studio Fun International

Find out why Everyone Loves Mickey in this Mickey Mouse Clubhouse adventure, shaped with those easily recognizable Mickey ears.

Daniel Loves You by Alexandra Cassel

Come along with Daniel Tiger as he tells all his friends and family just how much he loves them. With the cute heart-shaped design, your toddler will be excited to hear Daniel Loves You.

Who’s Your Valentine, Charlie Brown? by Charles M. Schulz

Follow Charlie Brown as he checks his mailbox everyday for Valentines. Will this finally be the year he gets one from the Little Red-Haired Girl? Find out in Who’s Your Valentine, Charlie Brown?

Snuggle Puppy! by Sandra Boynton

Another cute story from the author of The Going to Bed Book and Moo, Baa, La La La! A Valentine’s book about a parent’s love for their child, Snuggle Puppy! is sure to be a big hit with your little one (and you as well).

You’re My Little Cuddle Bug by Nicola Edwards

Share your love for your little one with You’re My Little Cuddle Bug. Using cutouts and raised elements, this Valentine book is sure to keep your toddler entertained.


There you have it: my favorite Valentine books for toddlers to get them ready for this season of love. And don’t forget to check out the Amazon Book Box to get all your holiday favorites!

Did any of your favorite Valentine books for toddlers make the list or did you find a new favorite for this year? Let us know in the comments.

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35 Sweet Valentine Books for Toddlers

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