Valentine’s Day is right around the corner now! When winter can feel like it’s gone on a bit too long, Valentine’s Day can bring about fun and a sense of community. To celebrate, we’ve come up with a list of our book recommendations your students can read in class or in their own time.
1. Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Take yourself on a journey with the Very Hungry Caterpillar who’s back for a celebration of love and the many ways you can show someone how much you care!
2. Guess How Much I Love You
Follow the story of Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare as they try and show how much they love each other. However, they find that love is not an easy thing to show.
3. Love Is You & Me.
This cute book helps us to think about how love, even if it is between a parent and child or even a dog and mouse, is the loveliest gift ever.
4. Somebody Loves You, Mr Hatch
See how the lonely Mr. Hatch receives a mysterious package that says, “Somebody loves you”. He wonders who it could be from and after some time, finds out who his secret admirer is… which is the biggest surprise he's ever had!
5. Nate the Great and the Mushy Valentine
Join Nate, who hates mushy stuff, as he discovers a big red paper heart taped to his dog, Sludge’s, house. Who’s Sludge’s secret valentine? Solve the case with Nate…
6. Roses are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink
Diane de Groat
Gilbert has fifteen blank Valentine’s cards he’s waiting to write poems on for his friends at school. How will Gilbert write a poem for the girl who laughed at his glasses though, or the boy who twisted his nose? See what happens!
7. Love Monster
A witty tale, Love Monster features the only monster in Cutesville, and is all to do with how, sometimes, when you don't expect it, love can find you…