Start your ovens for the 5th Annual Incredible Edible Book Festival

Monday, March 20, 2017

It’s not an April Fool, It’s the 5th Annual Incredible Edible Book Festival!

Readers, start your ovens.

Join us on April 1st, at Third Place Commons in Lake Forest Park Town Center, intersection of Bothell and Ballinger Way.

Create an “Edible Book” inspired by a book, but constructed of edible ingredients. Entries can be savory or sweet, just make sure they tickle the taste buds (and maybe the funny bone!)


The crowd munches on the entries

The Edible Books are displayed (along with the book that inspired them), photographed, judged, and then EATEN (with coffee and punch) by the participants and on-lookers. Prizes are donated by Third Place Books.

It’s free to participate and you’ll be eligible to win fabulous prizes from Third Place Books. K-12 grade participants are particularly welcome.

This is a free, all ages event and books will be judged in the following categories:

  1. Most PUNderful
  2. Looks like and/or functions like a real book
  3. Most delectably appetizing
  4. Special judges award
  5. People’s choice award
Ernest Hemmingway's The Old Man and the Sea


Please bring a copy of the book that inspired your entry and a serving utensil.

Register your Edible Book Creations by Thursday, March 30 so we can plan the space to display all of your creations and make check-in easier.

Running late? Show up with your creation between 10:45 and 11:00am on April 1st.

Timeline for the Edible Book Festival – April 1, 2017

10:45 Check in
11:00 – 12:00 Photography
12:00 – 1:00 Judging, viewing and voting for the Peoples’ Choice Award. (If you want to come and view the books without submitting an entry, please come at this time).
1:00 – 1:15 Tallying
1:15 Prizes Awarded
1:30 Consume the Edible Books
2:00 Cleanup

We can’t wait to see what you cook up this year!



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