Imagination Library Blue Ribbon Selections Canada

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library puts books into the hands and hearts of children around the world. Imagination Library books are specially selected age-appropriate, high-quality titles. These books are delivered to registered children each month from birth to age five. Each one is personalized with the child’s name and mailed directly to the child’s home. This effort creates a gifting experience making books exciting and shows the child someone is thinking of them. Books featuring Canadian authors and illustrators are introduced into the program each year. Additionally, titles with themes and subjects that appeal to the Canadian readers are included.

The first book a child receives is “The Little Engine That Could™” (customized version). The month a child turns five years old, they will receive “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” (customized version).

2018 Book List – Canada

Group 1 (Children born in 2018)

Winnie-the-Pooh Opposites
Sassy: Bedtime for Baby
Wheels on the Bus
Little Gardener
My First Songs
+ Sometimes We Think
You Are a Monkey
Where’s Ellie
I Love You, Spot
+ Same Same
Look Look!
+ Checkers and Dot at the Zoo

Group 2 (Children born in 2017)

Corduroy’s Shapes
* Oliver’s Tree
Little Sleepy Head
Night-Night Forrest Friends
* + 1, 2, 3
+ A Day With Nellie
* Littles & How They Grow
Little Poems for Tiny Ears
+ Ready for Winter
Sassy: Let’s Count
Good Night Gorilla
+ A Northern Alphabet

Group 3 (Children born in 2016)

Following Papa’s Song
* One Leaf, Two Leaves
Count with Me
I Am A Rainbow
The Bug Book
+ What am I?
* + Bedtime Yarn
+ Nancy Knows
+ Sam Sorts
* + Wild Babies
* Little Excavator
Baking Day at Grandma’s

Group 4 (Children born in 2015)

Gingerbread Man Loose on the Firetruck
* I Just Want to Say Goodnight
* Pass It On
Max & the Tagalong Moon
* + Carson Crosses Canada
* Philomena’s New Glasses
+ Secret Life of Squirrels
+ Hannah’s Collections
+ Solutions for Cold Feet
Read to Tiger
* The Giant Jumparee
+ Counting on Snow

Group 5 (Children born in 2014)

Excellent Ed
+ Wanda and the Frogs
+ Sonya’s Chickens
Lion Lessons
* + The Darkest Dark
+ This is Sadie
* Pup & Bear
The First Strawberries
+ Great
Ten Thank-You Letters
* + Little Blue Chair
Coat of Many Colors

Group 6 (Children born in 2013)

Last Stop on Market Street
Tale of Peter Rabbit
+ The Boy in Number 4
+ Mo’s Mustache
Hooray, a Piñata
Tarra & Bella
* + Colette’s Lost Pet
* + When the Moon Comes
+ Ella May & the Wishing Stone
Violet the Pilot
Fly Butterfly

* Signifies a new book to the program
+ Signifies a title published by Penguin Random House Canada, Canadian Content or Canadian Author/Illustrator’s book