- “Chocolate is Forever: Classic Cakes, Cookies, Pastries, Pies, Puddings, Candies, Confections, and More” by Maida Heatter.
It’s all about chocolate — what more do I need to say?
- “I Love You with All of My Hearts” written by Lindsay Bonilla, illustrated by Eleonora Pace.
Some animals have multiple hearts while others have multiple eyes (eek!), but their differences don’t stop them from finding love and friendship. A sweet story about love that includes an assortment of fun animal facts.
- “Little Hearts: Finding Hearts in Nature” written by Charles Ghigna, illustrated by Jacqueline East.
Isn’t it fun to find shapes in clouds? Or rocks? Or plants? This charming picture book shares the joy experienced by four animal friends when hearts show up in nature.
- “Melvin’s Valentine” written by Jon Scieszka, illustrated by multiple illustrators.
Melvin, a cement mixer, receives a valentine, but he doesn’t know who gave it to him. This worries Melvin. I don’t know about you, but an anxious cement mixer sounds like a story I want to read.
- “Porcupine Cupid” written by Jason June, illustrated by Lori Richmond.
Porcupine croons, “Love is in the air!” but his efforts at playing Cupid go awry when his friends keep getting poked by his arrows (aka quills). It’s a sticky situation, but don’t worry, love conquers all.