Tuesday, March 31

Edible Books



My 9 year old daughter C and I had some fun this evening creating "edible books" for the 2009 Edible Books Festival. Her mini book above, "Tiny Bites", was made with fruit roll-up covers and bubble gum pages.

Here's my representation of Rohinton Mistry's "Such a Long Journey" made from a bubble gum roll and food colouring marker--and no you can't eat the playmobil character. I love events like this that remind us not to take things too seriously.



For more information on this event held each year on April 1 and to see more entries, check out this and this.

Editor's note: C won in the children's category for her "Tiny Bites" book! To see all the winners, go here.

4 comments:

  1. what an adorably "sweet" activity! and yes we all do need to partake in more frivolous un-serious activities. me? i've been trying to get a good photo of the itty bitty black ants that occasionally stroll across the top of my computer desk. they're looking for cookie crumbs, i'm sure!

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  2. very fun and tasty. wouldn't your journal with the fruity ladies also qualify as an edible book? metaphorically, of course.

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  3. yummy, yummy! now that's a delicious book!

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  4. i love the whimsical nature of both of your projects! i agree...life is way to serious at times! and, i especially think it's great that your sweet daughter helped you with these! so much fun!! :)

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