For the Halloween pageant in Harper Lee's book "To Kill a Mockingbird," Scout Finch has to be a ham. It is maybe the best literary costume ever. Via englishmajorhumor.tumblr.com "Mrs. Crenshaw took some chicken wire and bent it into the shape of a cured ham." This costume designer figured out a more flattering version of the suit. coroflot.com Designer Paula Prior made a lighter version out of foam, bendable tube, and cotton. Nailed it. ladyandtheblog.com This guy found some accessories. cordesquilts.blogspot.com "Pretty sweet, right? Around the holidays I string christmas lights around it to make it our Christmas Ham." No better place to ham it up than in a ham costume. Flickr: 50729309@N03 Obviously, there is a dog version too. Via Flickr: paleblueatl So make yourself Scout's ham costume. Next year, you can always paint it and make another book-inspired costume. twinisms.com / Via pinterest.com Oh yes, we like "Green Eggs and Ham."