Dolly Parton Reading “The Little Engine That Could” Will Melt Your Heart Right Away

Dolly Parton is a woman with many talents; she is a noted singer, lyricist, author, actress, businesswoman, but she is also known for her outstanding charitable work. When people are hurting, you can count on Dolly to come to the rescue. It’s just who she is.

And now, everyone’s favorite lady is bringing children and families everywhere just what they need during these stressful times. “Goodnight with Dolly” is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. Dolly says this is something she’s wanted to do for a long time. Listen to her talk about her new program, then catch the first episode at the bottom of this article.

“I think it is pretty clear that now is the time to share a story and to share some love,” Dolly says.  “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.”

Adults, as well as children, are smitten by Dolly’s beautiful deeds and words. It brought tears to my eyes and warmed my soul to have been read to sleep by such a lovely earth angel. To quote my little boy, “That lady just loves me.”

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