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Did you know? Taylor Swift has her own Little Golden Book

Learn about the new and upcoming Little Golden Books starring your favourite celebrity icons.

When you first think of Little Golden Books, what comes to mind? You might picture classics like The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Fuzzy Duckling or The Little Red Hen. But did you know that Little Golden Books also feature stories about some of your favourite celebrity icons?

From Queen Elizabeth II to Dwayne Johnson, a huge range of iconic stars are now being honoured with their very own Little Golden Book biographies.

Upcoming titles to look out for include LGB Taylor SwiftLGB Julie Andrews, and so, so much more!

Keep scrolling to see new and upcoming Little Golden Books starring cultural icons from every avenue.

LGB Taylor Swift Wendy Loggia

This Little Golden Book about Taylor Swift – the singer and songwriter whose distinctive talent for storytelling has made her one of the biggest superstars in both country and pop music – is an inspiring read-aloud for young children as well as their Swiftie parents!  Coming August 2023. 

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LGB Willie Nelson Geof Smith

Willie Nelson, singer-songwriter of such hits as ‘On the Road Again’ and ‘You Were Always on My Mind,’ is the subject of this terrific Little Golden Book biography. Children – as well as adult fans – will be inspired by Willie's activism and work with Farm Aid and how he always stayed true to himself by dressing how he liked and creating the music he wanted to share!

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LGB Beyonce Lavaille Lavette

Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of Destiny's Child, one of the best-selling girl groups of all time. Beyoncé continues to inspire and demonstrate that dreams – no matter how big – can be achieved through hard work and determination. 

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LGB Queen Elizabeth II Jen Arena

This Little Golden Book about Queen Elizabeth II who sat on the throne for more than 70 years and was the longest ruling monarch of the United Kingdom is an inspiring read-aloud for young girls and boys.

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LGB Bob Ross Maria Correa

This Little Golden Book about Bob Ross – the soft-spoken painter of happy little trees and the star of the most popular televised art show ever – is an inspiring read-aloud for young children as well as their parents and grandparents who grew up watching The Joy of Painting.

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LGB Dwayne Johnson Frank Berrios

This Little Golden Book about Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson – wrestling star, movie star, TV star, and all-around nice guy – is an inspiring read-aloud. Young children will learn that even superstars have setbacks: when Dwayne's dream of playing in the NFL didn't come true, he had to find a different path to happiness and success. Coming October 2023.

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LGB Julie Andrews Christy Webster

This Little Golden Book about Dame Julie Andrews – Broadway icon, film star, and author – is a great read-aloud for young children as well as their parents and grandparents. Her iconic roles in My Fair LadyMary PoppinsCinderella, and The Sound of Music make her a household name for all ages! Coming August 2023.

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LGB King Charles III Jen Arena

This Little Golden Book about King Charles III, former Prince of Wales, and the oldest monarch to take the throne is an inspiring read-aloud – and a royal lesson in patience – for young girls and boys. Coming October 2023.

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