Regardless of the holiday or special occasion, a lot of parents focus more on the emotional side and less on the commercial side. Even though Valentine’s Day is deemed the most romantic day of the year where hearts, kisses and chocolate are overflowing, it means something different to each of us and that includes children. Many kids aren’t that fussy about showing affection, but they do know and appreciate it’s a day all about love and hugs. There are lots of new kids books that highlight this subject and they’re perfect for this time of year.
What Do You Love About You?
What Do You Love About You is a board book that will get kids pondering what they love about themselves. Everyone is unique and has something that we find endearing and lovable, but how do they feel about themselves. This sweet little book is about expressing what you personally love about yourself. Whether your an elephant, a giraffe or a person you can find so many things to like about yourself. What do you love about you? Just tell me one thing.
I Love My Canada Valentine
I Love My Canada Valentine is a pillowed board book that shares the many reasons to love Canada. Kids travel around this country and share their youthful perspective on what they love about Canada. Landmarks, zoos, stadiums, parks, lakes and the great outdoors are featured in this colorful book. I Love My Canada Valentine is the perfect way to share your love with a treasured child this Valentine’s Day!
I Love Kisses
I Love Kisses features the many different kinds of kisses and what they say. A sleepyhead kiss is a fond way of your mom waking you up in the morning. Baby brother drool kisses is an affectionate way big sister shows her love for her family. But, there is one very best kiss – guess!
This is NOT a Valentine
This book is not a valentine and it’s not filled with lovey-dovey words or sugary hearts. But it is full of lucky rocks, secret hiding spots, and gumball machine treasures. This is a book about waiting in line and wishing for cinnamon buns. About recognizing that if you care so much about someone not thinking you care, maybe you really do. But wait-isn’t that exactly what love is about? Maybe this book is sort of a valentine after all. A testament to handmade, wacky, bashful, honest love-sure to win over the hearts of all readers-this offering from debut picture book author Carter Higgins and children’s book veteran Lucy Ruth Cummins is the perfect gift to celebrate every relationship, from parent to child, sibling to sibling, partner to partner, crush to crush.
Everything is Mama
The title pretty much says it all. It’s a lighthearted look at the world from your baby’s point of view as different animals try to teach their children that there are other words in addition to MAMA for familiar objects and activities.
Love, Mama is a tender storybook about a sweet little penguin named Kipling. He adores his mama so much. When she has to leave home for a whole day, Kipling continues to ache for her. He misses her at dinner, at bedtime and first thing in the morning, but he knows she will be home soon. Love, Mama is perfect for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, and any day when a child needs a reminder of the strength of a mother’s love.