“Game of Scones” and Other Delightfully Edible Books
Every year, around April 1, libraries and community groups around the world celebrate Edible Book Day. The main feature of the celebration is usually a lighthearted competition in which contestants use mostly edible materials to evoke popular books.
Contestants approach this tasty task in a variety of ways. There are the more straightforward (though often gorgeous) ones, which recreate the physical form of the books themselves:
Then there are some that take a somewhat more roundabout path, combining themes and tropes in fun, edible ways:
And then there are the puns. Oh, the puns! This seems to be most popular approach. The results? Often delightful, if also a little bit groan-worthy:
So which one is your favorite?
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