In October, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library gifted over 1,879,443 books. The total number of free books gifted as of October 2021, is 168,926,241!

Group 1 Children Born in 2021

Baby Sounds

“Baby Sounds”
By Joy Allen

Group 1 – Registered Children Born in 2021
Canada – “Anne’s Numbers” – 10/1/21
Ireland – “Baby Sparkle Baby Animals” – 1/10/21
United Kingdom – “Baby Sparkle Baby Animals” – 1/10/21
USA – “Baby Sounds” – 10/11/21

Group 2 Children Born in 2020

Llama Llama Red Pajama

“Llama Llama Red Pajama”
By Anna Dewdney

Group 2 – Registered Children Born in 2020
Canada – “A Day with Nellie” – 10/1/21
Ireland – “What’s That at Home” – 1/10/21
United Kingdom – “What’s That at Home” – 1/10/21
USA – “Llama Llama Red Pajama” – 10/27/21

Group 3 Children Born in 2019

Shh Bears Sleeping - Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

“Shh! Bears Sleeping”
By David Martin & Illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher

Group 3 – Registered Children Born in 2019
Canada – “Snow Falls” – 10/1/21
Ireland – “Meg’s Eggs” – 1/10/21
United Kingdom – “Meg’s Eggs” – 1/10/21
USA – “Shh! Bears Sleeping” – 10/18/21

Group 4 Children Born in 2018

Corduroy Takes a Bow

“Corduroy Takes a Bow”
By Viola Davis & Illustrated by Jody Wheeler

Group 4 – Registered Children Born in 2018
Canada – “Solutions for Cold Feet”– 10/1/21
Ireland – “Box of Tricks” – 1/10/21
United Kingdom – “Box of Tricks” – 1/10/21
USA – “Corduroy Takes a Bow”– 10/19/21

Group 5 Children Born in 2017

Brick by Brick

“Brick by Brick”
By Heidi Woodward Sheffield

Group 5 – Registered Children Born in 2017
Canada – “On The Trapline” – 10/1/21
Ireland – “Families Families Families” – 1/10/21
United Kingdom – “Families Families Families” – 1/10/21
USA – “Brick by Brick” – 10/11/21

Group 6 Children Born in 2016

Old Rock is not boring

“Old Rock (is not boring)”
By Deb Pilutti

Group 6 – Registered Children Born in 2016
Canada – “Bobby Orr and the Hand Me Down Skates” – 10/1/21
Ireland – “We’re All Wonders” – 1/10/21
United Kingdom – “We’re All Wonders” – 1/10/21
USA – “Old Rock (is not boring)” – 10/5/21

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” – 10/1/21
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” – 10/1/21

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!” – 10/1/21
Ireland – “The Selfish Giant” – 1/9/21
United Kingdom – “Just Imagine” – 1/9/21
USA – “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” – 10/1/21

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