The Story of Valentine's Day
Who was St. Valentine, and how did February 14th come to be a day to think about love? In simple, easy-to-read language, Clyde Robert Bulla reveals the ancient legends behind Valentine's Day celebrations and explains how they evolved over the centuries. Bright, colorful illustrations by Susan Estelle Kwas and helpful holiday tips, including a recipe for heart-shaped sugar cookies and instructions for creating antique-style valentines, make this the perfect Valentine's Day treat.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Thrift store find, because I love Valenti Angelo's work and respect Bulla. I have no idea how accurate this is, or how sanitized for children it might be, given that it's almost 50 yrs old. But it seems reasonable, and is reasonably interesting, and the simply drawn illustrations are charming. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rwalsh06 - LibraryThing
This book tells how Valentines day came about today. It also tells us how different places celebrated in different ways. This is a good book for Valentines day so the students know why exactly it is celebrated. Read full review