Kidlit4Japan Auction #10 from Debbi Michiko Florence

Auction #10: Signed copy of “Japan: A Kaleidoscope Kids Book” (paperback) from Debbi Michiko Florence

Description: With over 40 hands-on / minds-on activities, JAPAN will offer kids (and adults) an opportunity to experience the culture of Japan and learn about the food, games, holidays, wildlife and more! Top two bidders of $5 or more will each receive a signed copy.

Estimated Value: $12.99 US times two winners.
Minimum Bid: $5
Auction Begins: Tuesday 3/22 @ 10:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Friday 3/25 @ 10:00AM EDT

Bio: Debbi Michiko Florence is a third generation Japanese-American. She has fond memories of spending summers in Japan. She is the author of two non-fiction children’s books: JAPAN: A KALEIDOSCOPE KIDS BOOK (Williamson Books, 2009) and CHINA: A KALEIDOSCOPE KIDS BOOK (Williamson Books, 2008). She is currently at work on a young adult novel. For more info, visit her web site at:

Author Debbi Michiko Florence’s Website:

Auction Terms:

  • 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.

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7 Responses to Kidlit4Japan Auction #10 from Debbi Michiko Florence

  1. Bob Florence says:

    Not to embarrass my wife but I’ll bid on your book Debbi!!! $100.
    You guys are doing such a wonderful thing here!

  2. I heart my hubby. LOL Okay everyone else – you can still bid $5 for the second book. 😉 (or heck, outbid Bob! it’s all for a good cause!)

  3. Jo Knowles says:

    I’ll bid $25


  4. jama rattigan says:

    $35!! I love this book. The omusubi are calling to me :).

  5. Amy Atwell says:

    I’m squeaking in under the wire, I think–my bid is $50. Thank you for holding this auction!

  6. WINNERS: Bob Florence and Amy Atwell with bids of $100 and $50 respectively! Congratulations on your winning bids. I will be in touch later today with instructions for making and verifying the UNICEF donation.

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