Book: Hearts, Cupids, and Red Roses: The Story of the Valentine Symbols

Hearts, Cupids, and Red Roses

Why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day? And what do cupids and lace have to do with anything? February 14 is a lighthearted occasion with ancient origins.

n this lively and informative book, readers will read the first known valentine ever written (by Margery Brews in 1477), discover the golden age of English valentines, learn the difference between “rebus” and “puzzle purse” valentines, and more.

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