Robert’s Snow Online Art Auction for Cancer’s Cure: Interview with Diane Greenseid

Monday, October 29, 2007.

Humpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall, and a Great Winter, Too!! by Diane GreenseidOn this edition of Just One More Book!, Mark speaks with illustrator Diane Greenseid about singing colours, the process of developing a book and the creation of her snowflake, Humpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall, and a Great Winter, Too!

Diane’s spunky snowflake is up for bids November 26-30, 2007,

Books mentioned:

Check out Diane Greenseid’s blog here.
Robert’s Snow: for Cancer’s Cure is an online auction of wooden snowflakes painted by participating children’s book illustrators. This annual event, which was started in 2004 by author Grace Lin and her husband Robert Mercer, has raised over $200,000 for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Just One More Book! is one of many online children’s literature resources participating in the promotion of this year’s Robert’s Snow auction. Over the next few weeks we will be publishing interviews with participating illustrators and we’re hoping that you’ll find yourself bidding on the incredible art that’s available to you during this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

You can read more about Robert’s Snow: Art Auction for Cancer’s Cure here.

Robert’s Snow Art Auction for Cancer’s Cure: Auction #2 Begins!

Sunday, November 25, 2007.

Diane Greenseid's Spunky 2007 SnowflakeAuction 2 will begin accepting bids on Monday, November 26th, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. with a starting bid of $50 for each snowflake. All bids must be placed before the close of Auction 2 on Friday, Nov. 30 at 5:00 pm. Remember that 100% of the proceeds from this online auction will benefit sarcoma research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and that all but $25 of the winning bid is tax deductible.

Read about all the illustrators who contributed to this auction at the sites linked below. (The order presented is the same as on the auction page.)

Happy Bidding!!

A big Thanks! to Tricia Stohr-Hunt for making this list of links available, and to Jules and Eisha for organizing the Bloggers’ Brigade to promote the Robert’s Snow Online Auction for Cancer’s Cure.

Robert’s Snow Snowflake Bloggers for Cancer’s Cure: Week 3

Saturday, October 27, 2007.

Robert's Snow for Cancer's Cure
You will soon have a chance to purchase the artwork of a favourite children’s book illustrator while helping to fight cancer — by participating in a unique fundraiser for cancer research: Robert’s Snow: for Cancer’s Cure. Since 2004, this online auction has raised over $200,000 for The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and, with your help, the holiday tradition will thrive in 2007.

In order to raise awareness of and participation in this fabulous fundraiser, we in the kidlitosphere community will be highlighting ~160 of the 200 or so individual illustrators who have created snowflakes for the upcoming ’07 auctions — and giving you a peek at the unique snowflakes they have made.

Here is this week’s line up of illustrator showcases and snowflake sneak peeks:

Monday, October 29

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Robert’s Snow Online Art Auction for Cancer’s Cure: Graeme Base

Friday, October 19, 2007.

A Bundle of Love by Graeme BaseIt’s not too late to start saving up for your very own Robert’s Snow Snowflake.

Perhaps you’ll choose A Bundle of Love by Graeme Base. Bidding on Graeme Base’s snowflake, “A Bundle of Love”, takes place November 26-30, 2007.

Robert’s Snow: for Cancer’s Cure is a unique fundraiser for cancer research. Between November 19th and December 7th, 2007, you have the chance to bid on 200 wooden snowflakes, hand painted by prominent children’s illustrators, through a series of three online auctions.

For more snow flake peeks and glimpses at the talented and generous people behind them, check out today’s featured flakes:

Please consider purchasing one of these beautiful pieces of art — and supporting this important cause.

Stay tuned to Just One More Book!, for upcoming interviews with Robert’s Snow Snowflake contributors and awesome illustrators:

Art Auction for Action: Robert’s Snow

Thursday, September 13, 2007.

Robert's Snow for Cancer Cure. Dana-Farber Cancer CentreYou will soon have a chance to purchase the artwork of a favourite children’s book illustrator while helping to fight cancer — by participating in a unique fundraiser for cancer research: Robert’s Snow: for Cancer’s Cure. Since 2004, this online auction has raised over $200,000 for The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and, with your help, the holiday tradition will thrive in 2007.

In order to raise awareness of and participation in this fabulous fundraiser, we in the kidlitosphere community will be highlighting ~160 of the 200 or so individual illustrators who have created snowflakes for the upcoming ’07 auctions — and giving you a peek at the unique snowflakes they have made.

Here at Just One More Book, we will be showcasing the art of:

Thanks to Jules and Eisha at Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast for highlighting this fabulous fundraiser and for organizing the book-bloggers brigade.

More details about the Robert’s Snow Online Illustration Auction can be found here and here.
Stay tuned…

Something Else: The Trouble with Tilly Trumble

Friday, May 18, 2007.

The Trouble with Tilly TrumbleAuthor: Lynn Manuel
Illustrator: Diane Greenseid (on JOMB)
Published: 2006 Abrams Books for Young Readers (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0810959720

Chapters.ca Amazon.com

This frolicsome tale of friendship found reminds us that — even when our lives are full of colour, clutter and carefree creativity — the best things in life are … breathing.

Other books mentioned:

Thanks!

Friday, October 13, 2006.

Thank you to everyone who has and continues to support the Just One More Book! podcast by including us in their own projects:

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And many thanks to you for including Just One More Book in your day!

Andrea & Mark

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