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Friday, February 22, 2013

Edible Books: Making Story Lovers Salivate

Readers: Start your ovens! As part of the International Edible Book Festival the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council will be hosting a local Edible Book Festival at Third Place Commons located within the Town Center at Lake Forest Park. Bibliophiles, book artists and food lovers will unite to create edible books that are exhibited, document and then consumed! Edible books are made of food and inspired by a book or pun on a book title.

The March 30 event will be held from 11am – 3pm, it is free and open to the public. So come out and enjoy these mouthwatering manuscripts, or brave your aprons to create your own succulent storybook.  Get inspired at www.books2eat.com.  Your creation should be inspired by a book, but made out of edible ingredients. It may look like a book, tablet or scroll, or be completely unique.

This is an all ages event with judging categories for the following age groups K-6 grade, 7-12 grade, and adult. The categories include: 1) Most “good enough to eat,” 2) Most PUNderful, 3) Most three-dimensional/architectural, 4)Most literal depiction of the book title and 5) People’s Choice. For more information or to register your entry contact slfp.ediblebooks@gmail.com To register we need your name, age group, edible book entry title, and the original book title from which your entry was inspired.

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to nurture all of the arts in the community through programs and events, arts education, advocacy, and support for artists and arts organizations.


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