Chris P. Bacon is one lucky pig. Born with malformed hind legs, he was taken to a vet with the request that he be euthanized. The veterinarian, Len Lucero, took one look at the little guy who appeared happy and healthy and vowed to keep him. Chris went home with Dr. Len and within a matter of weeks became an internet sensation and media darling. He's been on numerous television shows including Anderson Live, ABC Action News and the Today show. He's also been featured on the Discovery Channel (Canada). More importantly, he's won thousands of hearts: he has over 60,000 followers on Facebook, a dedicated fan club, many popular videos on YouTube, and even a specially designed T-shirt.. Chris P. Bacon's joyful demeanor and excitement for life have inspired people all over the world to view their lives in a new way.
This book will focus on helping kids understand, through an illustrated telling of Chris P.'s story, that it's okay to be different. And while this is Chris P.'s first book, it is certainly not his last.