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Pizza Hut features a book about “drag kids” as one of the books promoted by its “Book It!” reading incentive program for children in kindergarten through grade 6.
The “Book it!” The website features a book called “Big Wig” and states that the reading is intended for children in pre-K through 3rd grade.
“Big Wig” is a picture book that “celebrates drag kids,” according to a description on the Simon & Schuster website.
“In the spirit of Julian is a mermaidThis irrepressible picture book celebrates drag kids, individuality and self-confidence from the perspective of a fabulous wig!” reads the description.
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The description adds that the book is about a child who “dresses up in drag” and enters a neighborhood costume contest.
“When a kid dresses up in drag to enter a neighborhood costume contest, they become BB Bedazzle! A key part of the BB Bedazzle set is a wig called Wig. Together they make an unstoppable drag queen team !, bigger wigs. When Wig flies off BB’s head, she passes from child to child, instilling confidence and inspiring dreams in those who wear her.”
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The book was promoted as part of “Camp Book It!” of Pizza Hut! program, which takes place during the summer. K-6 participants can receive a personal pizza pan as a reward for reaching their reading goal, according to a screenshot of an email tweeted by LibsofTikTok.
“Big Wig” is being featured as part of Pride Month, according to the email.
Fox News has contacted Pizza Hut.