Over 226 Million Free Books Gifted As Of December 2023

Dec 30, 2023 | Imagination Library

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Has Gifted over 226 Million Free Books As of December 2023

In December, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, which includes over 2,700 local program partners, gifted over 2,714,961 books. The total number of free books gifted as of December 2023, is 226,964,860!

Group 1 Children Born in 2023

Look Look

“Look Look!”
By Peter Linenthal

Group 1 – Registered Children Born in 2023
Australia – “Claws Eyes Flippers” – 4/12/23
Canada – “Look Look!” – 12/29/23
Ireland – “How to Feed Your Cheeky Monkey” – 30/11/23
United Kingdom – “How to Feed Your Cheeky Monkey” – 30/11/23
USA – “Look Look!” – 12/26/23

Group 2 Children Born in 2022

Llama Llama Red Pajama

“Llama Llama Red Pajama” 
By Anna Dewdney

Group 2 – Registered Children Born in 2022
Australia – “Baby Touch: Night-Night” – 4/12/23
Canada – “Llama Llama Red Pajama” – 12/29/23
Ireland – “Baby Touch: Night-Night” – 30/11/23
United Kingdom – “Baby Touch: Night-Night” – 30/11/23
USA – “Llama Llama Red Pajama” – 12/20/23

Group 3 Children Born in 2021

Coat of Many Colors

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

Group 3 – Registered Children Born in 2021
Australia – “To Get To Me” – 4/12/23
Canada – “Dandelion Magic” –12/29/23
Ireland – “My World, Your World” – 30/11/23
United Kingdom – “My World, Your World” – 30/11/23
USA –“Coat of Many Colors” –12/15/23

Group 4 Children Born in 2020

Very Hungry Caterpillar 50th Anniversary Edition - Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

“The Very Hungry Caterpillar”
By Eric Carle

Group 4 – Registered Children Born in 2020
Australia – “My World, Your World” – 4/12/23
Canada – “Counting On Snow” – 12/29/23
Ireland – “Super Duper You” – 30/11/23
United Kingdom – “Super Duper You” – 30/11/23
USA – “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” – 12/12/23

Group 5 Children Born in 2019

The Snowy Day

“The Snowy Day” 
By Ezra Jack Keats

Group 5 – Registered Children Born in 2019
Australia – “Ladybird First Favourite Tales: The Three Billy Goats Gruff” – 4/12/23
Canada – “Coat of Many Colors” – 12/29/23
Ireland – “Poems Out loud” – 30/11/23
United Kingdom – “Poems Out loud” – 30/11/23
USA – “The Snowy Day” – 12/7/23

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” – 4/12/23
Canada – “The Little Engine That Could” – 12/4/23
Ireland – “The Little Engine That Could “- 29/11/23
United Kingdom – “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” – 29/11/23
USA – “The Little Engine That Could” – 12/4/23

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” – 4/12/23
Canada – “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” – 12/4/23
Ireland – “The Selfish Giant” – 29/11/23
United Kingdom – “Just Imagine” – 29/11/23
USA – “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” – 12/4/23

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