Millikin University - Decatur, IL
2009 Edible Book Festival

Check Out Pictures from Staley Library's 2009 Edible Book Festival!

Thanks to all our wonderful entrants, to our judges Judi Crowe, Cindy Fuller, and Britteny Dunson, 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 2009 Entries

"Green Eggs & Spam" by Marsha Leach

"New Moon Pies" by Amanda Pippitt

"Strawberry Girl" by Ruth Nihiser

"Lemony Snickers" by Cindy Fuller

"The Velveteen Rabbit" by Linda Rash

"The Grapes of Wrath" by Eric McKinney (Winner of the "Punniest Entry")

"The Jungle" by Matthew Talbott (Tied winner of the popular vote for "Best Individual Entry"). This was a vegetarian meatloaf.

"Dragonfly in Amber" by Pej Clark (Tied winner of the popular vote for "Best Individual Entry", also winner of "Most Creative Use of Ingredients")

"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society): Jessica Wood, Erik Louis, Chris Wheeler, & Rex Coker.

"The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Caitlin Klimavicz &
Katie Sullivan (Winner of "Best in Show")

"A Tribute to Dr. Seuss" by Molly Pawsey and Amy Brilley (Winner of the popular vote for "Best Group Entry")

"The Tale of Despereaux" by Audrey Chew & Garfield Montessori- Elementary II, Room 11.

"Mauve" by the Chemistry Senior Seminar (this entry had fruit soup, pie, and crepes, all in a mauve theme to celebrate the book "Mauve : How one man invented a color that changed the world" by Simon Garfield.)

"Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus" a Harry Potter-themed entry by Kayla Daugherty & Kristen Kearns.

The Voting

The Awards

A few of our winners (Matthew Talbott and Caitlin Klimavicz &
Katie Sullivan) weren't able to stick around for the awards portion of the event.

Pej and her entry. Tied winner of the popular vote for "Best Individual Entry", also winner of "Most Creative Use of Ingredients."

Molly and Amy and their entry. Winner of the popular vote for "Best Group Entry."

Eric and his entry. Winner of the "Punniest Entry."

The Eating


See you all next year for the 2010 Edible Book Festival!

Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL