We could all use a little more love in our lives, so I’ve rounded up some beautiful picture books about love. Some are even available to personalize!
Since it’s February and close to Valentine’s Day, I figured we can all use a little more love in our lives right about now. And one of the best places to find beautiful stories about love and kindness is in picture books.
So print out this list, take it to the library, and enjoy an afternoon reading picture books about love!
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This Book List Includes Personalized Picture Books About Love
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Picture Books About Love
The author that brought us Last Stop on Market Street just released this beautiful new picture book about love. It’s a celebration of life and the expressions of love that show up in diverse ways and places.
Make sure you put this book on your list of picture books about love to read this Valentine’s Day!
I Love You Just Like This Personalized Book by Lillian Jane, illustrated by Ernie Kwiat (Sesame Workshop)
I reviewed this book a few years ago. It’s a sweet picture book with a warm and fuzzy vibe to it. With just a few words on each page, this is a great book to read to younger children, especially if they love Elmo.
The familiar Sesame Street characters make this picture book about love an instant hit with young readers.
Llama Llama books are super cute and always popular with little readers. With a generous dose of hugs and plenty of heart-shaped cards, this little llama is out to show his family and friends how much he loves them.
Add this one to your reading list of picture books about love!
This charming picture book is full of positive, uplifting messages for the reader. Kids and parents alike will love the encouragement and love on the brightly illustrated pages.
A wonderful gift for Valentine’s Day and a great picture book about love to read all year round.
Having a new person/pet in the family can be hard. Learning to exist together happily takes time, effort, and understanding. This book beautifully depicts those feelings.
Plenty of Love to Go Around a great book to read any time of the year, especially if you’ll be experiencing a new addition to the family soon.
This sweet little book is brimming with love. Read this one when you need a break from a bad day or when you’re snuggled up at bedtime.
Guaranteed to make your eyes misty and your heart full.
This is another precious modern classic that’s now available to personalize. It’s a beloved book that has captured the hearts of readers young and old. A perfect addition to your stack of picture books about love.
This darling picture book is about the love that exists between a parent and child. No matter where your child goes, they can feel your love through the world around them.
It’s a great book to read at bedtime or whenever your little bug needs some love and comfort. You can read my book review for That’s Me Loving You in this post.
With a heartfelt message and adorable illustrations, this sweet book from Sandra Magsamen is perfect for reading at bedtime. This is a great addition to your reading list of picture books about love to read with your kids around Valentine’s Day or any time of year.
Personalize this modern classic to make a gift your child will treasure for years to come. This bestselling book is adorable both as a lift-the-flap board book and as a personalized book with your child’s photo in the illustrations.
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