Everyone Loves Bacon
By Kelly DiPucchio
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015. Picture book.
Bacon is the new celebrity at the diner. Egg loves him. Waffle loves him. Pancake loves him. And it’s definitely going to Bacon’s head. He revels in the attention, the fans, and the merchandise with his face on it. Eventually he forgets all about his old friends back home, like Lettuce, Tomato, and Avocado. “Who needs friends when you have fans?” Will Bacon learn his lesson about the price of popularity? This is a clever and witty tale sure to have kids and grownups laughing all the way to the surprise ending.