Storytime: Valentine’s Day

The Runaway Valentine by Tina Casey

The Runaway Valentine by Tina Casey & illustrated by Theresa Smythe

When Victor, the most beautiful and sparkly valentine in the card shop, accidentally falls off the rack and is swept into a dusty corner, he decides to embark on a grand adventure by himself and unexpectedly makes people happy!

Olive, My Love by Vivian Walsh

Olive, My Love by Vivian Walsh & illustrated by J. Otto Seibold

The beloved–but confused–pup Olive from Olive, the Other Reindeer is back! But this time she’s not heading off to the North Pole to help Santa. . . . This time she’s out to return a one-of-a-kind lost object: a heart. And not just any heart, but a heart as large as Olive’s own.

In her search to find its one, true owner, she makes the acquaintance of a cast of characters who show her what it truly means to give all of one’s love.

The Kiss That Missed by David Melling

The Kiss That Missed by David Melling

One evening, when the King is in a hurry, his goodnight kiss to the Little Prince goes astray. After rattling around the Prince’s bedroom, it flies out the window and floats into the dark forest, where it has no business to be. The King decides to do something about it. He orders the Knight to climb on his horse, ride into the forest, and bring back the kiss. But the forest is filled with spooky things that frighten both the Knight and his horse. How will they ever succeed in bringing the kiss back to the castle?

Porcupining: A Prickly Love Story by Lisa Wheeler

Porcupining: A Prickly Love Story by Lisa Wheeler & illustrated by Jamie Bynum

What could be more poignant than a porcupine pining for a companion? With prose filled with puns and pleasing pictures, this passionate tale of love and friendship between two prickly creatures in a petting zoo makes a perfect read aloud.

Slugs in Love by Susan Pearson

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 because Marylou is shy.

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  1. Pingback: Storytime: Will you be my valentine? « a bad case of books

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