Monday, February 27, 2012

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library making news around the world

From Grand Rapids, to Juneau, Canada to the United Kingdom, folks are talking about Dolly Parton and her Imagination Library!

Often times we focus on one particular story and blog about it and we tend to do that as quickly as the stories come in. That said, in recent weeks we have seen an enormous influx of exciting and uplifting news coming in from all corners. So for this post we thought it best to give you a list of links to some of the most recent articles by location. 

In a recent Facebook post & Tweet, we told you about the most incredible "Peter Rabbit" cake crafted for a recent program launch in the United Kingdom and thought it would be fun to share this additional image. Even the book and its pages are edible, all made of sugar. 

  1. Grand Rapids, MI, USALocal cooks are invited to take their favorite children’s book title, turn it into a yummy recipe and help give young children the gift of reading.
  2. Juneau, Alaska, USA: Juneau’s kindergarten readiness scores in reading are booming. So much so the city is now above the state average, instead of lagging behind as it has for many years.
  3. Wood Buffalo, CA: Dolly Parton's Imagination Library set for Fort McMurray launch April 1st, 2012
  4. Nottingham, United Kingdom: Nottingham launches Dolly Parton's Imagination Library to promote reading and love of books from birth. 
Happy reading everyone and remember Dolly Parton's Imagination Library wants you to Dream More, Learn More, Care More and Be More!