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Valentine's Day is a time for lacy red hearts, tasty chocolates, and letting your loved ones know how much you care. This title reveals the origin of our February 14 traditions, as well as how these pastimes have evolved over the years. d104 includes a kid-friendly recipe and activity that are sure to make any young reader anxious to celebrate.
Published January 1st 2006 by Child's World
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Valentine's Day helps young readers understand the history and the reasoning behind the holiday. When we are young, we might just think of Valentine's Day as just another holiday that we get candy and share notes with our friends. Ann Heinrichs helps young readers see how all the traditions of Valentine's Day started, starting with St. Valentine. There is also the story about the festival and how girls would get a sweetheart for the festival. This book includes poems about love that are on the s ...more
Ann Heinrichs is the author of more than 200 books for children and young adults. They cover U.S. and world history and culture, science and nature, and English grammar. Ann has also enjoyed careers as a children’s book editor and an advertising copywriter. An avid traveler, she has toured Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and East Asia. Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, she now lives in Chicago. She e ...more