This Is Not a Valentine

This Is Not a Valentine

This book is not a valentine. It doesn't have lacey edges or sugary hearts. But it is full of lucky rocks, secret hiding spots, and gumball machine treasures. This is a book about waiting in line and wishing for cinnamon buns. About recognizing that if you care so much about someone not thinking you care, maybe you really do. But wait?isn't that exactly what love is about? This book is not a valentine. It doesn't have lacey edges or sugary hearts. But it is full of lucky rocks, secret hidin...

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Title:This Is Not a Valentine
Author:Carter Higgins
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Genres:Childrens
ISBN:B072BRL63V
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:48 pages pages

This Is Not a Valentine Reviews

  • Mary Lee
    Oct 01, 2017
    This is a book about being friends EVERY day, not just that one day in February. ...
  • Terri
    Jan 14, 2018
    I really liked a lot of things about this book, but a couple of things leave me questioning. It's so obvious the Kevin really likes the little girl, but is his liking returned? That's not clear at all, especially when the back endpapers are seen. The valentine she gave Kevin at the beg...
  • Barbara
    Aug 05, 2017
    Although the narrator firmly insists that this book is no Valentine with all the usual elements associated with that holiday such as glitter, chocolates, and lacy edges, it actually is a message of love. After all, love can be expressed in many different ways such as sharing a secret h...
  • Laurie
    Jan 15, 2018
    Interest Level: K-3; Reading Level: 3.7 @kidlitexchange #partner Thanks to the @kidlitexchange network for the review copy of this book - all opinions are my own. What exactly does a Valentine look like? Red hearts and glitter? Not always! Valentines can come in the form of dande...
  • Karina
    Oct 08, 2017
    This book is so adorable! I love how the words and pictures tell a story of a sweet friendship between two classmates. The words are perfect and the pictures complement the prose perfectly. I want to give this book to my husband for Valentine's Day! ...
  • Mary Hamer
    Jan 15, 2018
    Look out Extra gum commercial...this book gives just as many feels! It is young love wrapped up perfectly in one little package with the sweetest illustrations. Will read again and again! ...
  • Niki (Daydream Reader)
    Jul 12, 2017
    This is a perfect read aloud book for Valentine's Day! So sweet! ...
  • Hayley DeRoche
    Jan 22, 2018
    I think the concept of this book is sweeter than the final product. Maybe because the concept is about how things beyond paper Valentines can show how much we care, but the product talks about boy/girl cooties and my daughter was simply confused about why the little boy wouldn't want t...
  • Kate Olson
    Dec 04, 2017
    A sweet demonstration of friendship that lasts all year long, not just on February 14th. And also a cute story around the theme of "thou doth protest too much"! This is a perfect story for reading any time, but especially around the Valentine Day holiday to help show that we can show w...
  • Julie Guzzetta
    Aug 16, 2017
    Such a sweet and charming book! One of the other reviewers said it best - it's about all the ways that love can be expressed without typical "valentines" gifts and cards. ...