Over 224 Million Free Books Gifted As Of November 2023

Nov 30, 2023 | Imagination Library

November 2023 Total Books Gifted Imagination Library

In November, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, which includes over 2,700 local program partners, gifted over 2,665,706 books. The total number of free books gifted as of November 2023, is 224,208,723!

Group 1 Children Born in 2023

Roald Dahl Colors

“Roald Dahl Colors”
By Roald Dahl & Illustrated by Quentin Blake

Group 1 – Registered Children Born in 2023
Australia – “Today’s Sun” – 1/10/23
Canada – “Anne’s Numbers” – 10/2/23
Ireland – “All About Me” – 29/9/23
United Kingdom – “All About Me” – 29/9/23
USA – “Road Dahl Colors” – 10/23/23

Group 2 Children Born in 2022

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

“Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star and Other Nursery Rhymes” 
By Eric Carle

Group 2 – Registered Children Born in 2022
Australia – “I’ll Wait, Mr Panda” – 1/10/23
Canada – “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star and Other Nursery Rhymes” – 10/2/23
Ireland – “Spot Goes to the Farm” – 29/9/23
United Kingdom – “Spot Goes to the Farm” – 29/9/23
USA – “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star and Other Nursery Rhymes” – 10/23/23

Group 3 Children Born in 2021

llama llama meets the babysitter

“Llama Llama Meets the Babysitter”
By Anna Dewdney & Reed Duncan, Illustrated by JT Morrow

Group 3 – Registered Children Born in 2021
Australia – “Red Rockets and Rainbow Jelly” – 1/10/23
Canada – “Crocodile Hungry” –10/2/23
Ireland – “Busy Day: Astronaut” – 29/9/23
United Kingdom – “Busy Day: Astronaut” – 29/9/23
USA –“Llama Llama Meets the Babysitter” –10/17/23

Group 4 Children Born in 2020

2023-Just Try One Bite

“Just Try One Bite”
By Adam Mansbach & Camila Alves McConaughey, Illustrated by Mike Boldt

Group 4 – Registered Children Born in 2020
Australia – “Is Your Grandmother a Goanna?” – 1/10/23
Canada – “Just Try One Bite” – 10/2/23
Ireland – “Hey Duggee The Football Badge” – 29/9/23
United Kingdom – “Hey Duggee The Football Badge” – 29/9/23
USA – “Just Try One Bite” – 10/11/23

Group 5 Children Born in 2019

Grandpa and Jake

“Grandpa & Jake” 
By Julie Fortenberry

Group 5 – Registered Children Born in 2019
Australia – “A Beach for Us to Play” – 1/10/23
Canada – “Scaredy Squirrel Visits the Doctor” – 10/2/23
Ireland – “When I Grow Up Farmer ” – 29/9/23
United Kingdom – “When I Grow Up Farmer ” – 29/9/23
USA – “Grandpa & Jake” – 10/6/23

Group 6 Children Born in 2018

The Tree in Me

“The Tree in Me”
By Corinna Luyken

Group 6 – Registered Children Born in 2018
Australia – “Big Rain Coming” – 1/10/23
Canada – “The Tree in Me” – 10/2/23
Ireland – “Bog Baby” – 29/9/23
United Kingdom – “Bog Baby” – 29/9/23
USA – “The Tree in Me” – 10/3/23

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” – 1/10/23
Canada – “The Little Engine That Could” – 10/2/23
Ireland – “The Little Engine That Could “- 29/9/23
United Kingdom – “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” – 29/9/23
USA – “The Little Engine That Could” – 10/2/23

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” – 1/10/23
Canada – “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” – 10/2/23
Ireland – “The Selfish Giant” – 29/9/23
United Kingdom – “Just Imagine” – 29/9/23
USA – “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” – 10/2/23

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