February is the PERFECT month for extra snuggles under the covers and getting cozy with a good book! Check out these three extra special books chock full of rhymes, great illustrations, LOVE and even a grouch! As always, don’t miss our story time extensions that include the best ways to engage your child during and after the story for more fun and learning!
ROSES ARE PINK
YOUR FEET REALLY STINK
by Diane de Groat
THE SCOOP — Gilbert is making valentines for everyone in his class, but doesn’t quite feel like writing something nice to the classmates who have teased him. He decides to make some not-so-nice valentines and sign someone else’s name! Everyone’s feelings are hurt, but nothing a little apology poem can’t help fix! This silly, sweet book is all about how to have a change of heart on Valentine’s Day!
STORYTIME EXTENSION- Make your own Valentines rhymes! Early literacy can be so much fun with some silly rhymes! Remember, they don’t have to make sense ?
HEART TO HEART
by Lois Elhert
THE SCOOP — Cute pictures AND food puns? What more could you want in a Valentine’s Day book! With Lois Elhert’s class and beautiful illustrations, this is a sweet book for the littlest heart to enjoy.
HUGS AND KISSES FOR
THE GROUCHY LADYBUG
by Eric Carle
AGES — 0 to 2 years
THE SCOOP — Sometimes we need a little extra x’s and o’s for Valentine’s Day, and the Grouchy Ladybug gets some love! With all of Eric Carle’s classic characters, this short, sweet book is perfect for spreading love any day of the year.