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2008 Edible Book Festival

The 2008 Festival was held on April 1, 2008 at the University YMCA in Champaign. book artist with entry

Thanks to the Soybean Press, University of Illinois Press, and Bea Neattles for donating prizes!  Also, thanks to Bea Nettles who photographed each entry before it is sliced for the viewers to enjoy!

The 2008 festival was co-sponsored by the University YMCA as a part of the Know Your University Series and by the Champaign Public Library with a grant from the Meet A Hero @ Your Library reading program.  Funding for this grant was awarded by the Illinois State Library (ISL), a Division of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), under the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

Judges:

Prizes were awarded in the following categories:

Top honors: Culinary

First place:

Kiley Reed - Sweet and Savory

Second place:  


Julia Kenner - Hungry Planet

Third place:  


Jessica Liu - Robinson Mouss-o

Kiley Reed
Sweet or Savory (Crepe Paper Book)
Julia Keener
Hungry Planet: What the World Eats
Jessica Liu
Robinson Mouss-o

Top honors: Literary



First place:

Second place:

Third Place:  


Karen Hewitt - Leaves of Grass

Molly MacRae - Chard in the Scone

Jonathan Sivier - Candy Corneiform
Karen Hewitt
Leaves of Grass
Molly MacRae
The Chard in the Scone
Jonathan Sivier
Candy Corneiform

Top honors: Artistic



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Second place:

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Glen Davies and Sandy Wold - Homae to Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Kathleen Smith - Grape Moments in Literary History



Emily Love - Pelican Beef
Glen Davies and Sandy Wolf
Homage to Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Kathleen Smith
Grape Moments in Literary History: Grape Expectations; All Creatures Grape and Small; The Grapes of Wrath; The Grape Escape
Emily Love
The Pelican Beef, by John Grisham

Best Depiction of the Meet a Hero @ Your Library Theme

People's Choice (tied)


Sue Searing - Profiles in Cabbage
Karent Hewitt - Leaves of Grass

Glen Davies and Sandy Wold - Homae to Giuseppe Arcimboldo
Sue Searing
Profiles in Cabbage (with apologies to JFK)
Karen Hewitt
Leaves of Grass
Glen Davies and Sandy Wolf
Homage to Giuseppe Arcimboldo

 

 

 


Anon. - Lard of the Rings

Susan Bekiares - Death of Ivan Lynch

Ata Bird - Palindromes

Anonymous
Lard of the Rings
Susan Bekiares
Death of Ivan Ilyich
Ata Bird
Palindromes
Center for Children's Books - Blood and Chocolate

Molly Dolan - Not Even Books Can Save You



Cathy Fager - And I Will Eat Them with a Mouse

Center for Children's Books
Blood and Chocolate, by Annette Curtis Klause
Molly Dolan
Not Even Books Can Prepare You for Everything
Cathy Fager
And I Will Eat Them with a Mouse
Lisa Fager - Sword and the Scone

Karen Green - Baby Mousse

Valerie Hotchkiss - To Kill a (Tequila) Mockingbird

Lisa Fager
Sword and the Scone
Karen Green
Baby Mousse "Our Hero"
Valerie Hotchkiss
To Kill a (Tequila) Mockingbird
Samuel Price Hotchkiss - The Secret Garden

Julia Kenner - Clockwork Orange

M. Kathleen Kern - Fly with a Hero

Samuel Price Hotchkiss
The Secret Garden
Julia Kenner
Clockwork Orange
M. Kathleen Kern
Fly with a Hero
Klara Kim - Fahrenheit 451

Klara Kim - Intellectual Foundation

Laura Larkin - Peter Pan(cakes) with Berries

Klara Kim
Fahrenheit 451
Klara Kim
The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization
Laura Larkin
Peter Pan(cakes) with Berries





Molly MacRae - Charlotte's Web

Susan Rodgers - Call me Ishmael

Sara Schepis - Printer's Case

Molly MacRae
Charlotte's Web
Susan Rodgers
Call Me Ishmael
Sara Schepis
Printer's Case = A Good Book; Some Assembly Required
Molly Scott - Honeymoon Scrabble

Caludia & Molly Serbanuta - This Book Holds a Story For You





Steve & Nadja Shoemaker - Sam I am Was Southern
Molly Scott
Honeymoon Scrabble
Claudia & Molly Serbanuta
This Book Holds a Story for You (computer & codex)
Steve & Nadja Shoemaker
Sam I Am Was Southern
Eleanore Stasheff - Knot So Easy to Read

Rachel Suntop - Taste of Iceland

Yael Taylor - Falling Leaves
Eleanore Stasheff
Knot So Easy to Read (quipu)
Rachel Suntop
Taste of Iceland
Yael Taylor
Falling Leaves