speech and language teaching concepts for Love is You and Me in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/l/ initial
/v/ final


Valentine’s Day

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood, Elementary

Love is You and Me

By Monica Sheehan

This adorable book by bestselling author Monica Sheehan helps us to remember that love—whether between a parent and child, best friends, or even a dog and a mouse—is the most wonderful offering of all. Love Is You & Me. is a vibrant, uplifting title that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day or any time of the year.

This cute Valentine's Day book can be used in speech therapy to address rhyming and personification. It is an adorable illustration study that can be used to work on inferencing.  It is also great for targeting /l/ and /v/. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Love is You and Me in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

illustration study
figurative language
text features
phonological awareness


smile, sweet, grand, feeling, give, share, belong



What are actions we show for the ones we love?
How does love feel?

Figurative Language:

personification of “love”

Text Features:

colored fonts

Phonological Awareness:



How do you know that the friends love each other?

If you are interested in seeing other Valentine’s Day books to use in therapy, then check out the Narrative Teaching Points Book List for a printable copy