In September, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library gifted over 1,870,549 books. The total number of free books gifted as of September 2021, is 167,046,798!

Group 1 Children Born in 2021

I Love My Mommy because

“I Love My Mommy Because…”
By Laurel Porter Gaylord & Illustrated by Ashley Wolff

Group 1 – Registered Children Born in 2021
Canada – “Checkers & Dot at the Zoo” – 9/1/21
Ireland – “How to Bath Your Little Dinosaur” – 1/9/21
United Kingdom – “How to Bath Your Little Dinosaur” – 1/9/21
USA – “I Love My Mommy Because” – 9/29/21

Group 2 Children Born in 2020

Little Poems for Tiny Ears 2021

“Little Poems for Tiny Ears”
By Lin Oliver & Illustrated by Tomie dePaola

Group 2 – Registered Children Born in 2020
Canada – “Counting With Barefoot Critters” – 9/1/21
Ireland – “What’s That at Home” – 1/9/21
United Kingdom – “What’s That at Home” – 1/9/21
USA – “Little Poems for Tiny Ears” – 9/22/21

Group 3 Children Born in 2019

2021-Sleep Train

“Sleep Train”
By Jonathan London & Illustrated by Lauren Eldridge

Group 3 – Registered Children Born in 2019
Canada – “Sleep Train” – 9/1/21
Ireland – “Hey Duggee: The Tooth Brushing Badge” – 1/9/21
United Kingdom – “Hey Duggee: The Tooth Brushing Badge” – 1/9/21
USA – “Sleep Train” – 9/20/21

Group 4 Children Born in 2018

2021-Baby Builders

“Baby Builders”
By Elissa Haden Guest & Illustrated by Hiroe Nakata

Group 4 – Registered Children Born in 2018
Canada – “King Mouse”– 9/1/21
Ireland – “Jonathan the Magic Pony” – 1/9/21
United Kingdom – “Jonathan the Magic Pony” – 1/9/21
USA – “Baby Builders”– 9/28/21

Group 5 Children Born in 2017

2021-Goldilocks and the Three Bears

“Goldilocks and the Three Bears”
By Jan Brett

Group 5 – Registered Children Born in 2017
Canada – “The Aquanaut” – 9/1/21
Ireland – “You Choose Fairy Tales” – 1/9/21
United Kingdom – “You Choose Fairy Tales” – 1/9/21
USA – “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” – 9/14/21

Group 6 Children Born in 2016

2021-Max Explains Everything Soccer

“Max Explains Everything: Soccer Expert”
By Stacy McAnulty & Illustrated by Deborah Hocking

Group 6 – Registered Children Born in 2016
Canada – “The Golden Glow” – 9/1/21
Ireland – “Mr. Big” – 1/9/21
United Kingdom – “Mr. Big” – 1/9/21
USA – “Max Explains Everything: Soccer Expert” – 9/8/21

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” – 9/1/21
Ireland – “The Little Engine That Could” – 1/9/21
United Kingdom – “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” – 1/9/21
USA – “The Little Engine That Could” – 9/7/21

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!” – 9/1/21
Ireland – “The Selfish Giant” – 1/9/21
United Kingdom – “Just Imagine” – 1/9/21
USA – “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” – 9/7/21

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