Posted 4/16/24

On October 1, 2024, Dolly Parton’s Billy the Kid Comes Home for Christmas, a new, standalone sequel to Parton’s New York Times bestselling picture book, Dolly Parton’s Billy the Kid Makes It Big will be released.

Featuring Dolly’s beloved god-dog and inspired by her song ‘Comin’ Home for Christmas’, this is hilarious and heart-warming tale about the true meaning of Christmas.

This isn’t Dolly’s first children’s book, Parton’s previous children’s books include Coat Of Many Colors (1994) and I Am A Rainbow (2009).

In 2023, Parton introduced the beloved new character Billy the Kid, inspired by her favorite god-dog, in Billy the Kid Makes It Big. The book was an instant New York Times bestseller and dubbed a “wholesome howl”.