KidLit for the Philippines is an online
talent auction to benefit Mercy Corps and UNICEF relief efforts for
Typhoon Haiyan (aka Yolanda). Agents, editors, authors, and illustrators have
donated various services and items to be auctioned off to the highest bidder,
with donations being made directly to Mercy Corps and UNICEF.
Autographed Copies of I Took the Moon for a Walk
Description: The Moon connects us with our sorrowing neighbors in the Philippines,
reminds us of our smallness, inspires us to greatness. It evokes deep feelings.
It seems to reflect OUR light, OUR magic. It is a comfort, a flirt, a memory, a
I Took the Moon for a Walk is a picture book for all ages which
celebrates the special bond we share with the Moon. This lyrical adventure may
encourage your family to begin a new, nightly tradition of taking the Moon for
a walk! Items
Donated: One hardcover British version pre-signed by Alison Jay
and signed/inscribed at your request by Carolyn Curtis and one lapbook
(oversized board book) version signed/inscribed at your request by Carolyn
Estimated Value: $32
Minimum Bid: $25
Auction Ends: 12/4/2013 at 10:00 PM EST
Curtis is the author of I Took the Moon for a Walk (Barefoot Books, 2004), a
lyrical and luminous picture book illustrated by the internationally-renowned
artist Alison Jay. Scholastic Parent & Child magazine recently named I Took
the Moon for a Walk one of the Top 100 Children's Books of all time.
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Highest bid before the end of the auction wins.
* A note about last-minute bidding:
If you are used to online auctions that end at an exact, given second, please
know that the KidLitPhil auctions don’t work quite that way. Each auction ends
when I post the “Auction closed” comment. I do that when my computer turns to
10pm EST, but because I have multiple auctions to close at that time (also
because I am human) it will not be precisely at 10pm EST. At any rate, the
winning bid is the high bid before the Auction Closed comment, even if the time
on your computer reads slightly after 10:00. Thanks for understanding!
Winning bidder must donate the winning bid amount to a designated charity
organization and provide a copy of the receipt within three days of
For physical items, unless otherwise noted, donor pays standard shipping within
the U.S.; winning bidder pays for express shipping or for shipping outside the