Love Books for Little Ones

Toddlers and tykes delight in books that show moms, dads, or critters being loving. These picture books mix wonderful illustrations with genuine feeling to create engaging love-themed stories -- perfect for cozying up and reading aloud at bedtime or anytime.

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Sentimental bunny tale tugs on the heartstrings.
By Sam McBratney
(2004)
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Heartwarming, huggy mouse tale for tots.
By Jonathan Emmett
(2007)
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Charmingly illustrated book reassures kids they're loved.
By Christa Pierce
(2015)
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Cat drops anti-dog bias in funny friendship tale.
By Deborah Underwood
(2016)
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Sweetly funny hugger's tale is irresistible read-aloud.
By Scott Campbell
(2014)
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Fun look at a father's unconditional love great for bedtime.
By Sally Lloyd-Jones
(2012)
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Bright collage art conveys sweet message of love.
By Eric Carle
(2016)
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Popular series cat courts kitten in sweet, funny story.
By Rob Scotton
(2009)
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Heart-tingling hug for kids, and new parents too.
By Eve Bunting
(2008)
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Exuberant art, fresh rhymes unabashedly celebrate love.
By Dallas Clayton
(2013)
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Girl learns meaning of Valentine's Day in funny fox tale.
By Emma Dodd
(2014)
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Knitting = love in this warm and fuzzy tale of kindness.
By Michelle Edwards
(2016)
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Delicate art relays sweet tale of admiration and sharing.
By Peter McCarty
(2010)
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Love wins in sweet, unconventional wedding tale.
By J.J. Austrian
(2016)
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Sweet, clear-eyed look at how honesty helps love grow.
By Adam Rex
(2017)
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Fun Valentine story stresses self-esteem, friendship.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2012)
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Feel the love in this cascade of whimsical wishes for kids.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
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