If You Were My Valentine (Hardcover)
This Valentine-themed follow-up to If I Could Give You Christmas is an adorable celebration of love and the special relationship between parents and children. If you were my valentine,
I would jump, jump with joy!
Valentine's Day is for cuddles, sweet treats, silly games, and spending time with the ones we hold dear. Join all kinds of animals and their valentines—from rabbits and puffins, to cougars and otters, to a bigger-than-big whale—in this cozy picture book celebration of love.
About the Author
Lynn Plourde is the author of many children's books, including If I Could Give You Christmas, If You Were My Valentine, Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud, Wild Child, Bella's Fall Coat, and Maxi's Secrets, which has been on six state award lists. She considers herself a "teaching author," because she makes many visits to schools to teach kids how to become better writers. Lynn lives in Winthrop, Maine, in a house surrounded by woods. She invites you to visit her online at lynnplourde.com and on Twitter @lynnplourde.
Jennifer L. Meyer illustrates books for children, including If I Could Give You Christmas, If You Were My Valentine, the Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet series, and The Biggest Little Farm: Saving Emma the Pig. Her artwork has won two awards from the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles and been featured in Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art. She lives on Bonaire, Georgia, where wild bunnies come and visit her backyard. You can see more of her art online at jennifer-meyer.com and on Twitter @jenniferlmeyer or Instagram @jenniferl.meyer.
Pinks and purples abound in this lushly visual festival of love…. the warmhearted text and rich, page-filling digital paintings build to a greeting-card-like conclusion about the staying power of Valentine’s sentiments.—Publishers Weekly
"This is a book that can be shared with children of all ages. Even the youngest children, including toddlers, will be fascinated by the colorful images and drawn in by the beautiful message."—School Library Journal