Dolly Parton, the country music icon and entrepreneur, is a book aficionado. The 75-year-old songwriting legend and humanitarian has spent her life demonstrating her love for books. Not only does the “Jolene” singer enjoy reading, but she has been donating books to children for years. So, what was Dolly Parton’s favorite book when she was a kid? A timeless classic that speaks to her both personally and professionally.
Dolly Parton as a child adored ‘The Little Engine That Could’
Parton answered a few questions from She Knows about books and childhood while promoting the release of her 2017 children’s album, I Believe In You . The “9 to 5” singer also revealed her childhood favorite book.
Is there a solution? Watty Piper’s The Little Engine That Could (; ; ; ; ;