Chris P. Bacon
Family & Parenting, Spirituality, Children's Books
This adorable baby pig, who was born without the use of this back legs, became a YouTube and talk-show sensation when his adopted dad, veterinarian Len Lucero, posted a video online of tiny Chris learning how to use a cart made out of toys.
This determined piglet soon mastered the device and was rolling to interviews across the country. Here, in his first book, this inspiring little guy tells the story of his life so far.
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In the middle of the story, a cart was built for him by Dr. Lucero. Like a child riding a bicycle for this first time, Chris P. found himself unable to "get going." A video on YouTube was posted and this started a media frenzy on him. He traveled and went onTV shows. He was even called "inspiring."
In the end, Chris P. shares that determination and help from others can lead to doing many great things. He thinks that it's "cool to be yooooo-neek!" The last pages of the book also have pictures of Chris P. in his baby days, with friends, and during some of his happy times.
This book is a treasure of a story for all children. The message being that we are unique, and a little determination and help goes a long way.
I received this book for free from Hay House Publishing for this review. The opinion in this review is unbiased and reflects my honest judgment of the product.
Reseña del libro Chris P. Bacon: My Life So Far
Chris P. Bacon: My Life So Far (en español sería Chris P. Bacon: Mi vida hasta ahora) es una historia adorable de un puerquito único que nació sin patas traseras. En el principio del libro, el Dr. Lucero, un veterinario, lo hace parte de su familia y le da su lindo apodo (Chris P. Bacon). (En inglés, el nombre Chris P. significa la palabra crispy. Crispy quiere decir crujiente y el apellido, Bacon, significa tocino.)
En la parte del medio del libro, el Dr. Lucero le construyó un carro. Como un niño aprendiendo a usar una bicicleta por primera vez, Chris P. no pudo avanzar con su carrito. Un video en YouTube fue subido y esto ocasionó una frenesí de los medios. Viajó y fue a varios shows de televisión. Hasta lo llamaron "inspiring" o inspirante.
Al final del libro, Chris P. comparte que la determinación y ayuda de otros puede llevar a uno a hacer grandes cosas . Incluso piensa que es "cool to be yooooo-neek" o ¡es padre ser único! Las últimas páginas tienen fotos de Chris P. un sus días de infancia, con amigos y durante algunos momentos félices.
Este libro es un tesoro de cuento para todos los niños. El mensaje es que somos únicos y un poco de determinación y ayuda es significativamente valioso.
Recibí este libro gratis de la casa editorial Hay House para esta reseña. La opinión en este reseña es imparcial y refleja mi opinión honesta del producto.
I just finished reading Chris P. Bacon My Life So Far... to my five year old son. At first he wasn't too sure about it. He's into Ninjago and other action heroes these days. So I brought up the youtube video that shows the little piglet learning to walk using the wheels his veterinarian caretaker fashioned for him. (Chris was born without the use of his hind legs.) Halfway through the video, my son was ready, and wanted me to read him the book. The story held his attention. He was fascinated by the colorful artwork, and is sleeping with the book now. Older children will probably enjoy this book as well. It's a cute, fun story with bright, beautifully illustrated pictures. It also has a nice message, in that it shows young kids how a disability doesn't have to stop you from moving forward in life, you just adjust your approach and think positive.
I was not financially compensated for this post. I received the book from Hay House for review purposes. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.
FTC Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received this book for free from Hay House Publishing for review purposes. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.