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Valentine’s Day Books to Teach Your Twinnies All About Love

Valentine’s Day Books to Teach Your Twinnies All About Love

Children's Valentine's Day Books

Valentine’s Day isn’t just about heart-shaped stuff and lovey-dovey things. It’s actually a great time to chat with your kids about love, kindness, and treating others like they want to be treated—aka the golden rule. And what better way to do this than through the magic of storytelling? Here are Eight love-inspired books to read to your twins this Valentine’s Day.

This Valentine’s Day, teach your littles that love is so much more than just a feeling. Remind them that kindness is cool, acceptance is courageous, and the golden rule is the building block of good humans! Check out these eight heartwarming tales that capture the essence of love this Valentine’s Day. Bonus: You can get all of them right on Amazon!

Children's Valentine's Day books about love

Valentine’s Day books about love

1. “One Love” by Cedella Marley

Inspired by Bob Marley’s iconic song, “One Love” celebrates unity, togetherness, and the power of love, radiating a message of harmony and inclusivity.

One Love (Marley)

Why Twiniversity Loves it: This book beautifully embodies the message of love, unity, and coming together, perfect for sharing on Valentine’s Day.

2. “I LOVE YOU BECAUSE YOU’RE YOU” by Liza Baker, illustrated by David McPhail

This heartwarming story embraces unconditional love, celebrating the unique qualities that make each individual special and cherished.

I Love You Because You're You

Why Twiniversity Loves it: This touching tale highlights the beauty of receiving love for being true to oneself, encouraging self-acceptance and appreciation.

Valentine’s Day Books to Teach Your Twinnies All About Love

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3. “Love Is:” by Diane Adams

This book uses rhymes and vibrant illustrations to delve into the concept of love as an action, emphasizing the joy found in actively caring for others and promoting kindness.

Love Is: (Illustrated Story Book about Caring for Others, Book About Love for Parents and Children, Rhyming Picture Book)

Why Twiniversity Loves it: Through its lyrical storytelling, this book highlights the importance of caring for others as an expression of love and also recognizes that sometimes letting go is an expression of love, too.

4. “Llama Llama I Love You” by Anna Dewdney

In this board book, Llama Llama expresses love for friends and family on Valentine’s Day. This is a sweet Valentine’s Day book for babies and toddlers!

Llama Llama I Love You

Why Twiniversity Loves it: The adorable illustrations and simple, heartfelt messages perfectly capture the spirit of Valentine’s Day. Plus, it teaches your twinnies sweet ways to express love.

5. “Love” by Matt de la Peña

Love celebrates the presence of love in everyday moments by exploring its various forms, from the familiar to the unexpected.


Why Twiniversity Loves it: Love beautifully showcases that love exists in simple gestures. It encourages kids to appreciate and recognize love in the small, ordinary instances of life.

Valentine’s Day Books to Teach Your Twinnies All About Love

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6. “The Worst Love Book in the Whole Entire World” by Joey Acker

The Worst Love Book in the Whole Entire World is a funny and silly children’s book for kids and parents about the power of love. Follow along with two rocks and a cupid goat!

The Worst Love Book in the Whole Entire World (Entire World Books)

Why Twiniversity Loves it: This is a book written for kids and adults to enjoy. You will laugh out loud and will probably read it more than once! Plus, this book is part of an entire “Worst in the Whole Entire World” series!

7. “I Am Love: A Book of Compassion” by Susan Verde and Art by Peter H. Reynolds

Join the adventure as this book explores different sides of love, kindness, and empathy. With colorful illustrations and words that are both simple and strong, it drives home the idea of why understanding and expressing love for yourself, others, and the whole world really matters.

I Am Love: A Book of Compassion (I Am Books)

Why Twiniversity Loves it: We love the illustrations, the lessons, and the story of teaching young children what love can really mean!

8. “ABCs of Love” by Patricia Hegarty

In this children’s book, love takes center stage as it travels from A to Z, presenting various aspects of affection and care.

ABCs of Love (Books of Kindness)

Why Twiniversity Loves it: Through its charming illustrations and creative approach, this story introduces kids to the diverse facets of love, making it one of the most engaging Valentine’s Day books. Plus, there are twins on the cover!

Each of these Valentine’s Day children’s books serves as a compass guiding children through the holiday’s true meaning. Through vibrant storytelling and captivating illustrations, they will leave a mark on your twinnies, instilling invaluable lessons that resonate far beyond the final page. So, dive into these tales, and may the colorful worlds within inspire a generation to embrace love, kindness, and the golden rule.

Valentine’s Day Books to Teach Your Twinnies All About Love

Kylee Burleigh lives in Washington State and effortlessly juggles multiple roles while embracing the chaos of a vibrant family life. With a Bachelor’s degree in communications, she’s a wizard at weaving compelling stories. When she’s not busy wrangling words, Kylee is a dedicated wife with fraternal twin girls, adding a delightful twist to her already bustling life. She tackles a full-time communications job, provides stellar marketing services to clients, and is a contributing writer to Twiniversity. In her rare moments of respite, Kylee embraces holistic living and immerses herself in thrilling outdoor escapades like hiking, hunting and tearing through the wilderness in her trusty side-by-side.

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