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.
30 minute Skype Visit
Description: Jennifer Fosberry will Skype with a classroom about Isabella Star of the Story,
writing and imagination!
Estimated Value: $150
Minimum Bid: $25
Auction Ends: 12/6/2013 at 10:00 PM EST
Fosberry is a science geek turned children' book writer. Since receiving her
very first library card, Jennifer has had a love affair with books. She is the
New York Times Bestselling author of My Name is Not Isabella (Sourcebooks
Jabberwocky 2010), My Name is Not Alexander (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2011),
Isabella Girl on the Go (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2012), and Isabella Star of
the Story (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2013).
After working in the high tech industry in Silicon
Valley and running away to Costa Rica for a few years, she returned to the San
Francisco Bay area to read, write, and try to get out of housework. She lives
with her supportive husband, her three darling children and her little dog,
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