Written by Kimberly Kendall-Drucker
Illustrated by Kiara Nayab
Curious about the history of Valentine’s Day? Follow along as Holly celebrates another of her special “Holly-Days.” Readers will not only learn about emperor Claudius and his laws and decrees forbidding weddings for soldiers. But, readers will also learn about priest Valentine, who performed secret weddings for the soldiers, and how he was punished for this crime. Furthermore, we learn how Valentine fell in love with his jailer‘s daughter, which details how the day of February 14th became Valentine’s Day.
I appreciate learning new things and I definitely learned a few things about Valentine’s Day that I didn’t know before! Read more >>
Originally posted on February 5, 2023.