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2014 Edible Book Festival

About 40 entries were received for Booth Library's fourth annual Edible Book Festival, held on April 14 as part of National Library Week.

Awards were presented in the following categories: Dean's Choice, People's Choice, Children's Book Theme, Student Entry, Family Entry and Funniest Pun. About 100 guests attended the show and voted for their favorites.

The winners were as follows:

People's Choice: gold winner, "Dog Eat Dog" by Beth Heldebrandt and Janahn Kolden; silver winner, "Splat the Cat" by Michael Carlen.

Dean's Choice: gold winner, "How Do Penguins Play?" by Roxanne Frey and granddaughters; silver winner, "Lard of the Fries," by Ann Brownson.

Best in Show - Family Entry: "My Own Private Idaho" by Mark and Sarah Johnson; honorable mention, "Charlotte's Web" by Steve Brantley and Family.

Best in Show - Funniest Pun: "Forest? Gump" by David Bell; honorable mention, "(De)Canterb(er)ry Tales" by Heather Wohltman.

Best in Show - Children's Book Theme: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" by Georgia Ryan; honorable mention, "When the Beet Was Born" by Robert Hillman and "The Lorax" by Alyson Vaaler and Samantha Bobbitt.

Best in Show - Student Entry: "Reading is Sweet as a Peach" by Michelle Cheval and Justin Decker; honorable mention, "Trumpet of the Swan" by Riannon Neidigh and "Cookie Monster's Good Time to Eat" by Spencer Powell.

Pictures of the winning entries are posted in The Keep and can be accessed here.