At our 5th Annual EBF we raised $649 for the DUL Memorial Fund (Helene Baumann Fund) through the silent auction and additional donations. A big thank you to everyone for attending and for making some great entries, and thanks to Mark Zupan for the images. Photos from the event are on our Flickr site. We look forward to seeing you next year!
Winners by Popular Vote
Punniest Entry: Jack and the Beans-Talk! (Meg Brown)
Best Book Structure: Tie between Scarlet Pumpernickel (Erin Hammeke) and Books With Scallion Staples (Rachel Ingold)
Most Edible: All Creatures Great and Small (Beth Doyle)
Least Edible: Damp Squid (Beth Doyle)
Favorite Overall: In Defense of Food (Amy and David Turner)
Best Student Entry: Tie between The Three Golden Keys (Liam Brown) and Mistletoe and the Three Kittens (Eddie Brown).
Most Votes Across All Categories: Mistletoe and the Three Kittens (Liam Brown)
The Edible Book Festival was held in the Gothic Reading Room this year on April 1, 2009. A silent auction was held to raise money for the Helene Baumann Memorial Fund. Read more from the Duke Office of News and Communications. Photos from the event are on the Duke University Libraries Flickr page.
We raised $628 for the DUL Memorial Fund (Helene Baumann Fund) through the silent auction and additional donations. A big thank you to everyone for attending and for making some great entries, and thanks to Mark Zupan for the images. We look forward to seeing you next year!
Winners by Popular Vote
Punniest Entry: War and Peas (Amy Turner)
Best Book Structure: Vellum Bindings (Meg Brown)
Most Edible: Night (Judy Bailey)
Least Edible: Brief History of Thyme (Bridget Booher)
Favorite Overall: Very Hungry Caterpillar (Sarah Hodkinson)
Best Student Entry: Little Enginie That Could (Bernadette O’Reilly and Hannah Reynolds)
Most Votes Across All Categories: Little Engine That Could (Bernadette O’Reilly and Hannah Reynolds)
Our third annual Edible Book Festival raised $469 for the Duke University Libraries Memorial Fund. Images of the entries can be found on Flickr. Unfortunately two entries did not get their photos taken, both were entered by Emily Schmidt and titled “The Unbearable Lightness of Bean” and “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Sucrets.” The titles alone are amusing, apologies to Emily for the oversight.
Our second annual Edible Book Festival was a grand hit. Photos can be found at our Flickr site. We raised $227 for the Duke University Libraries Memorial Fund through a silent auction of the entries. Thank you to everyone who created entries, thank you to Mark Zupan for the image, and thank you to all those who bid on items.
We held our first annual Edible Book Festival and raised $255 for the Duke University Libraries Memorial Fund. Thank you to everyone who participated. Photos of the entries are on our Flickr site.
Erin came across these illustrations in one of the Blaeu atlases that she has been working on. These are filled with lovely, hand painted images.
We’ve been having a little fun trying to figure out what the bears were saying to each other, and whether this deer is from the lost herd of vampire deer from Transylvania. In all seriousness, look how it is ever so daintily standing on the frame whilst seemingly taking a nap. Very skillful (both the illustrator and the deer itself).
*Illustrations from: Willem Janszoon Blaeu, “Toonneel des aerdriicx, ofte nievwe atlas, dat is Beschryving van alle landen; nu nieulycx uytgegeven.” (E ff#91 dl.1 – 1649)
We got mentioned in Duke Today’s story about the Tin Foil Men popping up on campus. Yes, we are slightly obsessed about these. We love whimsy, and chocolate. But that’s a completely different post.
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We got a visit from our favorite local artist today. Hoorah! If you are in Perkins, swing by and say hello. Just dont’ ask him where to find a book.