Millikin University - Decatur, IL
2010 Edible Book Festival

Check Out Pictures from Staley Library's 2010 Edible Book Festival!

Thanks to all our wonderful entrants, to our judges Dr. Devon Fitzgerald, Sam & Christina, and Cindy Landacre, and to those that voted on (and ate) the entries for making this event a success! Start thinking of your ideas for next year's festival...

The 2010 Entries

"A Tribute to Poe" by Jackie Buhrman (yummy red velvet cake)

"Walter the Farting Dog" by Marsha Leach (came with sound effects)

"The Missing Piece" by Gavena Dahlman
Winner of Millikin's Choice- Individual Entry

"From Eternity to Here" by Cindy Fuller

"Remarkable Creatures" by Ruth Nihiser
This book's plot involved fossil hunting, so this entry had fossil cookies buried in edible "sand."

"Huckleberry Finn" by Chris Oyer
On the raft, notice the real huckleberry and a jelly shark fin.

"Rainbow Fish" by Barb Swartz

"The Three Little Pigs become Casualties of the Chocolate War" by Eric McKinney
This is a mashup of two books, and involved different varieties of chocolate covered bacon.
Winner of "Most Creative Use of Ingredients."

"Life of Pi" by Karla Luxner
Winner of "Punniest Entry."

"Power Eating" by the Dept. of Exercise Science and Sport
Made out of healthy ingredients!

"A Promise in Every Color" by the Center for Multicultural Student Affairs ( Latrina Denson, & Pej Clark)

"How to Train Your Dragon" by the Writing Center (Kate Eagler & Kenzie VanBeest)
A dragon-training arena with dragon shaped cupcakes.

"Freakonomics" by Caitlin Klimavicz, Kayla Daughtery, & Katie Sullivan

"Polio: An American Story" by Chemistry 482 (Chemistry Seminar Class)
Includes syringe-shaped cake, polio virus cookies, lollipop cookies, and Jell-O syringes.
Winner of "Best in Show."

"Cloudy with a Chance of Hamburgers" by Decatur Christian School's 8th grade class
Winner of both "Entry I Most Want to Eat" and "Millikin's Choice- Best Group Entry."

Viewing and voting on the entries.

Finally!  Eating begins.

See you all next year!
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL