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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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 ‘Makin’ Fun Ain’t Funny’ for my children’s album I Believe In You. I wanted kids to understand how harmful bullying can be to someone.”
“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.