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4.03  ·  Rating Details  ·  39 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Little Heather misses her Mama whenever she goes off to work, especially on Valentine's Day. But caring for a little lamb named Valentine helps distract Heather from her sadness. Full-color illustrations.
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published January 21st 2001 by Turtleback Books (first published 1995)
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A little girl wishes she could spend Valentine's Day with her mom, but Mom has to go to work and the little girl stays home with Grandma. They bake cookie-valentines then go out to tend to the animals Grandma keeps. Turns out, the sheep had babies and the third one is not doing well. The little girl and her grandma spend Valentine's Day warming up the little lamb and showing it some love.

This book so highly rated here, I feel like a bit of a party-pooper giving it only three stars but, while I a
Erik This Kid Reviews Books
Mar 02, 2013 Erik This Kid Reviews Books rated it it was amazing
Heather is sad to see Mama leave for work on Valentine’s Day. Grandma tries to get “such a sad face on this special day” to turn around by making Valentine cookies shaped like the animals on Grandma’s farm, a sheep, some chickens, and some cats – and a special heart cookie for Mama’s Valentine. While the cookies bake, Grandma and Heather check on the pregnant sheep Clover – to find that she’s given birth to two lambs! Heather bends down to see through the fence. She sees a shocking sight! Appare ...more
Feb 11, 2009 Dolly rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
Shelves: childrens, 2009, valentine
Fantastic story about a young girl hanging out with her Grandmother, making cookies and tending to her sheep. (view spoiler) The narrative is short and entertaining and the watercolor illustrations are wonderfully expressive. We enjoyed reading this book together.
Jan 22, 2009 Laura rated it it was amazing
I wanted to just hug all my kids after I read this book. I love that the little girl loves the small things in life, holding a baby lamb by the fire and making cookies. I wanted to snuggle up and enyoy winter. I loved it! Simple and sweet!
Carol Jen
Dec 20, 2013 Carol Jen rated it really liked it
So adorable :-) Not a great fit for storytime but a sweet sweet book.
Dec 23, 2007 Liz rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'm at the Children's desk and I have to stop reading these books! They make me cry.
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