Mama Loves Dolly

Written by Amy Szeliga
Illustrated by Izzy Bean

Dolly Parton, a country music singer/songwriter from East Tennessee, is known worldwide for her talent, grit, and charisma.  It's no surprise that she has plenty of superfans  When a little girl notices her mama's slight obsession with Dolly, her mother delights in the opportunity to share with her child many of the other wonderful reasons the world loves Dolly in addition to her captivating ballads.  

About the Author

AMY SZELIGA is a former elementary school teacher and life-long Tennessean whose childhood was spent in the mountains of East Tennessee.  Amy grew up visiting Dollywood, listening to Dolly's music, and hearing about Ms. Parton's abundant philanthropic efforts.  Amy's children have noticed their mother's slight obsession and have frequently asked what led to her being Dolly's number one fan.  As a result, this story was born!