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Three FREE Valentine's Day Stories

Valentine's is just a few days away and we've got a whole line up of wonderful stories to inspire love and compassion.

See our Storybox Playlist from Monday for more stories as well.

Today we have three FREE stories for you!


The Caster's Secret (from the By Thistle By Thimble Series)

In an age when trades were passed on exclusively from fathers to sons, a famous plaster caster teaches everything he knows to his daughter. As he gets older and less able to work, his daughter secretly takes on more and more work. After her father dies, a Duke’s son arrives at the workshop’s door with a very lucrative opportunity. The caster’s daughter is faced with a difficult decision: tell the Duke’s son the truth, or pretend that her father is still alive and take the job.

The Caster's Secret Audio


Dalmatian Valentine (from the At Home with Martin & Sylvia Series)

Brother and sister are getting Valentine-making fatigue. They would like some inspiration! When Daddy says it is too snowy to go into town, they propose playing the story game where everyone tells a little bit of a story together. The whole family manages to tell a story that is about Valentines, Medieval times and, yes, Dalmatians.

Dalmatian Valentine


Junkyard Valentines ( from the Junkyard Tales Series)

Each year, the Junkyard animals celebrate their love and appreciation for each other with a Valentines Gift Exchange. Everyone draws one name from a hat — to learn who will receive their gift. When Ben Thomspon, curious cat, picks the name of Georgia Bean, the kindly rat, he panics. Georgia Bean is like a mother to all the animals! There’s no one better at being kind, caring and generous. What could he possibly give her?

Junkyard Valentines Day


Looking for even more Valentines stories?

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Check out the Martin & Sylvia Valentines Story Collection in the Sparkle Store.



Celebrate Valentines Day with Martin and Sylvia! From their traditional "heart tote" making, to a Valentines's Family Dance, these three stories are chock-full of delightful ideas for Valentines celebrations, and unique suggestions for how tell others that you love them.

Purchase the Collection HERE.

This collection also makes a sweet Valentines gift!