Dolly Parton to Release Children’s Book About Her God-Dog Billy the Kid: ‘He’s a Big Star

돌리 파튼

돌리 파튼

사진: Penguin Young Readers

돌리 파튼 can’t wait to introduce her god-dog Billy the Kid to young readers.

음악 아이콘, 76, will release her third children’s book, Dolly Parton’s Billy the Kid Makes it Big, 4월에 25, 2023, PEOPLE은 독점적으로 발표할 수 있습니다..

아이들’ 책, which features illustrations by MacKenzie Haley, follows Billy the Kid, a dog who loves barking to the beat of country music and wants to make it big as a country music star in Nashville.

When Billy the Kid runs into bullies at the Battle of the Bow-wows, he must call on his favorite songs and help from new friends to regain his self-confidence and be the star he always knew he could be.

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Dolly Parton's Billy the Kid Makes it Bi

Dolly Parton's Billy the Kid Makes it Bi

Penguin Young Readers

The picture book will be published by Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers, and is aimed at readers ages 4 에게 7.

I am so proud to bring this book and the message it conveys to life,” Parton tells PEOPLE in a statement. “Years back I wrote a song ‘MakinFun Ain’t Funnyfor my children’s album I Believe In You. I wanted kids to understand how harmful bullying can be to someone.

돌리 파튼

돌리 파튼

Penguin Young Readers

When I launched the Doggy Parton line of pet products earlier this year, my god-dog Billy got to be the star of the show. Since he’s a big star now, I knew a story with him at the center could help drive home important messages in a unique way,” 그녀는 덧붙인다. “I hope this is the first of many books with Billy.

Parton’s new release follows her two other children’s books, Coat of Many Colors ~에 1994 그리고 I Am A Rainbow ~에 2009.