Auction #120: A signed copy of Orchards and swag from Holly Thompson
Description: Signed copy of set-in-Japan verse novel Orchards plus a Tokyo Tower cell phone strap (the tower features in the novel). This item will be mailed from Japan to whoever wins it
Estimated Value: $20
Auction Begins: Friday 4/8 @ 3:30PM EDT
Auction Ends: Wednesday 4/13 @ 3:30PM EDT
Bio: Holly Thompson (www.hatbooks.com) is a longtime resident of Japan and the author of the YA verse novel Orchards, the picture book The Wakame Gatherers, and the novel Ash. She teaches creative and academic writing at Yokohama City University and serves as regional advisor for the Tokyo chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
Author Holly Thompson’s Website:
- Bid by posting a comment with your bid amount; anonymous bidding is not allowed.
- Do not bid unless you intend to pay that amount to a designated charity organization.
- Bids are in U.S. Dollars.
- Bids under $50 must be at least $1 more than the previous bid; bids from $50 to under $100 must be at least $2 more than the previous bid; bids of $100 or more must be at least $5 more than the previous bid. Overbids are encouraged.
- Highest bid before the end of the auction wins; if the highest bid is less than the reserve amount, the auction is extended until the reserve amount is reached; if no reserve amount is stated, the reserve amount is 50% of the item’s estimated value.
- Winning bid is not final until the winning bidder is notified by email. Winning bidder must donate the winning bid amount to a designated charity organization and provide a copy of the receipt within three days of notification.
- For physical items, unless otherwise noted, donor pays standard shipping within the U.S.; winning bidder pays for express shipping or for shipping outside the U.S.