Want someone new to help entertain your kids while we are all staying at home?
Dolly Parton will start reading to kids every Thursday night at 7 p.m. for the next 10 weeks.
Calling herself "the book lady," Dolly invited everyone to join her for "Goodnight with Dolly."
"I want you to join me April 2 when I start 'Goodnight with Dolly.' I'm going to be reading some stories from the Imagination Library," she said.
You can join the event here or watch below when it goes live at 7 p.m.:
Dolly will snuggle into her bed with one of the Imagination Library books and read it in her signature style.
She said Thursday on the Today Show that her first book will be "The Little Engine That Could," which is actually the first book all kids received through the Imagination Library and one Dolly calls her favorite.
"It's just a real positive little book," she said. "I think I can, I think I can.. and we can!"
The books featured in the series include: “There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake” by Loren Long; “Llama Llama Red Pajama” by Anna Dewdney; “I Am a Rainbow” by Parton; “Pass It On” by Sophy Henn; “Stand Tall, Molly Lou Mellon” by Patty Lovell; “Violet the Pilot” by Steve Breen; “Max & The Tag-Along Moon” by Floyd Cooper; “Last Stop on Market Street” by Matt de la Peña; and “Coat of Many Colors” by Parton.
"This is something I have been wanting to do for quite a while, but the timing never felt quite right,” she explained. “I think it is pretty clear that now is the time to share a story and to share some love. It is an honor for me to share the incredible talent of these authors and illustrators. They make us smile, they make us laugh and they make us think."
That will be a treat for the kids who love getting their book from Dolly every month in the mail and to be honest, many adults will love it as well!!
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