2013 Edible Book Festival Results!

And the winners are…

Best in Show:

"The Dream Machine" by the Herreman Family

“The Dream Machine” by the Herreman Family







1st Runner-Up:

"The Great Penguin Rescue" by Nancy Overmyer

“The Great Penguin Rescue” by Nancy Overmyer










Best Play on Words:

"Go, Dog. Go!" by Madeline and Samuel Lempe

“Go, Dog. Go!” by Madeline and Samuel Lempe









Most Likely to be Devoured:

"The Restoration of Christian Culture" by Mary Ann Tardiff

“The Restoration of Christian Culture” by Mary Ann Tardiff









Congratulations to the winners! You can see all the 2013 edible book entries on our Flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/topekalibrary/sets/72157633175951586/

Thank you to all of our edible book artists, visitors, and voters. It’s audience participation that makes this event so much fun.

Also, a special thank you to Chef Mike Davis for his Thai Fruit Carving demonstration.

Want to participate next year? Mark your calendars for the 2014 Edible Book Festival on Friday, April 4, 2014.

Brea Black is the Art Librarian and Book Arts Curator in the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery. Her favorite thing is to share the wonderful world of artists' books with the community. She also leads the Arts & Crafts team and teaches workshops on bookmaking, altered books, and a variety of crafty topics.