Jimmy Kimmel's hilarious children's book club returns!

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

"Bacon is made out of pigs, and I love bacon!"[br /][br /]So is there something to be learned from the book "There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly" if you take it less literally? This question and more arise after Jimmy Kimmel's latest book club meeting.[br /][youtube ID="ufbElVZF-4g" /][br /][url HREF="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufbElVZF-4g" TARGET="" REL=""]Tap to view if on News app[/url].[br /][br /]During Tuesday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Jimmy sat down with his famed book club -- comprised of Jimmy and some very young friends -- to discuss their latest book. The conversation started with a debate over whether books or iPads are better, and the group was divided.[br /][br /]"I like books 'cause it doesn't make your brain mush," said one member.[br /][br /]The group then went on to discuss the book, speculating that the Old Lady went to prison because of all her animal swallowing. They also debated which animals would pose problems if you tried to swallow them whole because of their shapes.[br /][br /]The conversation finally turned to bacon, leading us to wonder whether the Old Lady really swallowed all those animals or whether it was a metaphor for ... something.[br /][br /]This isn't Kimmel's first book club segment. Jimmy has always wanted to be part of a book club, but most books are too long for him, said the show's producers. He doesn't have time to read long novels. So he found a type of book that doesn't take long to read at all: children's books. He got a group together and they sat down, cracked open a book and just talked it through.[br /][br /]Watch more of Jimmy Kimmel's book club series:[br /][br /][i]Goodnight Moon[/i][br /][youtube ID="-PLB58ePPbs" /][br /][url HREF="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PLB58ePPbs" TARGET="_new" REL=""]Tap to view if on News app[/url].[br /][br /][i]The Giving Tree[/i][br /][youtube ID="g8fT43vnEz8" /][br /][url HREF="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8fT43vnEz8" TARGET="_new" REL=""]Tap to view if on News app[/url].[br /][br /][/url].[br /][br /]