Over 188 Million Free Books Gifted As Of August 2022

Aug 31, 2022 | Imagination Library

August 2022 Total Books Gifted

In August, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library gifted over 2,074,207 books. The total number of free books gifted as of August 2022, is 188,754,464!

Group 1 Children Born in 2022

Baby Talk

“Baby! Talk!”
By Penny Gentieu

Group 1 – Registered Children Born in 2022
Australia – “I Have”– 1/8/22
Canada – “Animals” – 7/30/22
Ireland – “Baby Touch: Farm” – 29/7/22
United Kingdom – “Baby Touch: Farm” – 29/7/22
USA – “Baby! Talk!” – 8/22/22

Group 2 Children Born in 2021

Little Poems for Tiny Ears 2021

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

Group 2 – Registered Children Born in 2021
Australia – “Q is for Quokka” – 1/8/22
Canada – “Clap Your Hands” – 7/30/22
Ireland – “Stanley’s Colours” – 29/7/22
United Kingdom – “Stanley’s Colours” – 29/7/22
USA – “Little Poems for Tiny Ears” – 8/19/22

Group 3 Children Born in 2020

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

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

Group 3 – Registered Children Born in 2020
Australia – “A River” or “There’s A Superhero in Your Book” – 1/8/22
Canada – “There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake” – 7/30/22
Ireland – “There’s a Superhero in Your Book” – 29/7/22
United Kingdom – “There’s a Superhero in Your Book” – 29/7/22
USA – “There’s a Hole in the Log in the Bottom of the Lake” – 8/11/22

Group 4 Children Born in 2019

Ocean Lullaby

“Ocean Lullaby”
By Laura Mcgee Kvasnosky & Illustrated by Kate Harvey McGee

Group 4 – Registered Children Born in 2019
Australia – “Jonathan the Magic Pony” – 1/8/22
Canada – “Read to Tiger” – 7/30/22
Ireland – “Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy” – 30/7/22
United Kingdom – “Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy” – 30/7/22
USA – “Ocean Lullaby” – 7/30/22

Group 5 Children Born in 2018

Birds of a Feather

“Birds of a Feather”
By Jacqueline Winspear & Illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman

Group 5 – Registered Children Born in 2018
Australia – “Colouroos”– 1/8/22
Canada – “On The Trap Line” – 7/30/22
Ireland – “Dog Loves Counting ” – 29/7/22
United Kingdom – “Dog Loves Counting ” – 29/7/22
USA – “Birds of a Feather” – 8/8/22

Group 6 Children Born in 2017

Wonder Walkers

“Wonder Walkers”
By Micha Archer

Group 6 – Registered Children Born in 2017
Australia – “Every Child A Song” or “The Bunyip of Berkeley’s Creek”– 1/8/22
Canada – “This is Ruby” – 7/30/22
Ireland – “Pablo: Pablo’s Feelings” – 30/7/22
United Kingdom – “Kicking a Ball” – 30/7/22
USA – “Wonder Walkers” – 8/3/22

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 Dan Santat 

Welcome Book – First book sent to registered children
Australia – “Roo Knows Blue” or “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?”– 1/8/22
Canada – “The Little Engine That Could” – 7/30/22
Ireland – “The Little Engine That Could” – 29/7/22
United Kingdom – “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” – 29/7/22
USA – “The Little Engine That Could” – 8/2/22

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
Australia – “Starting School” – 1/8/22
Canada – “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” – 7/30/22
Ireland – “The Selfish Giant” – 29/7/22
United Kingdom – “Just Imagine” – 29/7/22
USA – “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” – 8/2/22

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