Children's LiteratureIn this hear-shaped board book, the verses follow a similar format"If you were . . . I'd . . . " The proclamations all share the theme of a long lasting love and affection. The closing one is amusing "If you were the pages of my book /And I were reading you,/ I'd read as slow as I could go/ So I never would get through. I think the word "to" was missed in the second line, so parents and caregivers can fill it in. The pages are packed with scenes populated by anthropomorphic animals and have enough in them to keep a parent and child engaged, although there is nothing really special in this Valentine book. 2005, Little Simon/Simon & Schuster, Ages 1 to 3.