In August, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library gifted over 1,853,101 books. The total number of free books gifted as of August 2021, is 165,176,249!

Group 1 Children Born in 2021

The Pudgy Peek-a-boo Book

“The Pudgy Peek-a-boo Book”
By Amye Rosenberg

Group 1 – Registered Children Born in 2021
Canada – “The Pudgy Peek-a-boo Book” – 8/1/21
Ireland – “Is This My Nose?” – 30/7/21
United Kingdom – “Is This My Nose?” – 30/7/21
USA – “The Pudgy Peek-a-boo Book” – 8/24/21

Group 2 Children Born in 2020

The Home Builders

“The Home Builders”
By Varsha Bajaj & Illustrated by Simona Mulazzani

Group 2 – Registered Children Born in 2020
Canada – “Little Poems for Tiny Ears” – 8/1/21
Ireland – “Baby Touch: Vehicles” – 1/8/21
United Kingdom – “Baby Touch: Vehicles” – 1/8/21
USA – “The Home Builders” – 8/31/21

Group 3 Children Born in 2019

There's a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake

“There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake”
By Loren Long

Group 3 – Registered Children Born in 2019
Canada – “The Bug Book” – 8/1/21
Ireland – “There’s a Superhero in Your Book” – 1/8/21
United Kingdom – “There’s a Superhero in Your Book” – 1/8/21
USA – “There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake” – 8/23/21

Group 4 Children Born in 2018

Hair Love

“Hair Love”
By Matthew A. Cherry & Illustrated by Vashti Harrison

Group 4 – Registered Children Born in 2018
Canada – “The Secret Fawn”– 8/1/21
Ireland – “Pete’s a Pizza” – 1/8/21
United Kingdom – “Pete’s a Pizza” – 1/8/21
USA – “Hair Love”– 8/23/21

Group 5 Children Born in 2017

This Beach is Loud

“This Beach is Loud!”
By Samantha Cotterill

Group 5 – Registered Children Born in 2017
Canada – “Natsumi’s Song of Summer” – 8/1/21
Ireland – “Dog Loves Counting” – 1/8/21
United Kingdom – “Dog Loves Counting” – 1/8/21
USA – “This Beach is Loud!” – 8/13/21

Group 6 Children Born in 2016

2021-My Papi Has a Motorcycle

“My Papi Has a Motorcycle”
By Isabel Quintero & Illustrated by Zeke Peña

Group 6 – Registered Children Born in 2016
Canada – “Mo’s Mustache” – 8/1/21
Ireland – “Baby on Board” – 1/8/21
United Kingdom – “Baby on Board” – 1/8/21
USA – “My Papi Has a Motorcycle” – 8/19/21

Welcome Book
First Book Children Receive

Little Engine That Could - Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

“The Little Engine That Could”
Written by Watty Piper & Illustrated by George & Doris Hauman

Welcome Book – First book sent to registered children
Canada – “The Little Engine That Could” – 8/1/21
Ireland – “The Little Engine That Could” – 1/8/21
United Kingdom – “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” – 1/8/21
USA – “The Little Engine That Could” – 8/9/21

Graduation Book
Last Book Children Receive

Look Out Kindergarten Here I Come - Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

“Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!”
By Nancy Carlson

Graduation Book – Last book children receive when they graduate from the program
Canada – “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” – 8/1/21
Ireland – “The Selfish Giant” – 1/8/21
United Kingdom – “Just Imagine” – 1/8/21
USA – “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” – 8/9/21

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