Over 197 Million Free Books Gifted As Of December 2022

Dec 22, 2022 | Imagination Library

December 2022
In December, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, which includes over 2,700 local program partners, gifted over 2,226,765 books. The total number of free books gifted as of December 2022, is 197,460,315!

Group 1 Children Born in 2022

Sleep Tight Polar Bear

“Sleep Tight, Polar Bear”
By Sabina Gibson

Group 1 – Registered Children Born in 2022
Australia – “Dressing Your Family”– 1/12/22
Canada – “Sleep Tight, Polar Bear” – 12/1/22
Ireland – “What Can You See, Spot?” – 30/11/22
United Kingdom – “What Can You See, Spot?” – 30/11/22
USA – “Sleep Tight, Polar Bear” – 12/2/22

Group 2 Children Born in 2021

Llama Llama Red Pajama

“Llama Llama Red Pajama”
By Anna Dewdney

Group 2 – Registered Children Born in 2021
Australia – “Mrs Wishy-Washys Farm” – 1/12/22
Canada – “A Northern Alphabet” – 12/1/22
Ireland – “Roald Dahl: Shapes” – 30/11/22
United Kingdom – “Roald Dahl: Shapes” – 30/11/22
USA – “Llama Llama Red Pajama” – 12/2/22

Group 3 Children Born in 2020

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“The Very Hungry Caterpillar Eats Breakfast”
By Eric Carle

Group 3 – Registered Children Born in 2020
Australia – “Stanley’s Train” – 1/12/22
Canada – “The Very Hungry Caterpillar Eats Breakfast” – 12/1/22
Ireland – “Stanley’s Train” – 30/11/22
United Kingdom – “Stanley’s Train” – 30/11/22
USA – “The Very Hungry Caterpillar Eats Breakfast” – 12/2/22

Group 4 Children Born in 2019

2021-The-Snowy-Day

“The Snowy Day”
By Ezra Jack Keats

Group 4 – Registered Children Born in 2019
Australia – “Please, Mr Panda” – 1/12/22
Canada – “King Mouse” – 12/1/22
Ireland – “Follow the Trail Winter Wonderland” – 30/11/22
United Kingdom – “Follow the Trail Winter Wonderland” – 30/11/22
USA – “The Snowy Day” – 12/15/22

Group 5 Children Born in 2018

2022-Coat-of-Many-Colors

“Coat of Many Colors”
By Dolly Parton & Illustrated by Brooke Boynton Hughes

Group 5 – Registered Children Born in 2018
Australia – “You Choose Fairy Tales”– 1/12/22
Canada – “Coat of Many Colors” – 12/1/22
Ireland – “The Snowman” – 30/11/22
United Kingdom – “The Snowman” – 30/11/22
USA – “Coat of Many Colors” – 12/9/22

Welcome Book First Book Children Receive

Little Engine That Could - Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

“The Little Engine That Could”
By Watty Piper & Illustrated by Dan Santat

Welcome Book – First book sent to registered children
Australia – “Roo Knows Blue”– 1/12/22
Canada – “The Little Engine That Could” – 12/1/22
Ireland – “The Little Engine That Could” – 30/11/22
United Kingdom – “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” – 30/11/22
USA – “The Little Engine That Could” – 12/2/22

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 – “Stuff to Know When You Start School”– 1/12/22
Canada – “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” – 12/1/22
Ireland – “The Selfish Giant” – 30/11/22
United Kingdom – “Just Imagine” – 30/11/22
USA – “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” – 12/5/22

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