We received our first book from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library: The Little Engine That Could, by Watty Piper. Every child in the program receives this book first:
“With the arrival of every child’s first book, the classic The Little Engine That Could ™, every child could now experience the joy of finding their very own book in their mail box. These moments continue each month until the child turns 5—and in their very last month in the program they receive Look Out Kindergarten Here I Come.”
At Abe’s Penny, we particularly like the idea of receiving new books by mail. A new book every month! Like Christmas all year round. We encourage you to spread the word about this incredible program, and if it’s not available in your area, consider starting one.