Kidlit4Japan Auction #66 from Mary Newell DePalma

Auction #66: Original artwork; an illustration from Now It Is Winter from Mary Newell DePalma

Image provided by donorDescription: “Sledding” is an original painting by illustrator Mary Newell DePalma.
This is an illustration from the picture book Now It Is Winter, written by Eileen Spinelli (pp10-11). This acrylic painting with cut paper snowflakes is framed, and measures 21.5″w x 18″h

Estimated Value: $750
Reserve Bid: $350
Auction Begins: Thursday 3/31 @ 10:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Tuesday 4/5 @ 10:00AM EDT

Bio: Mary Newell DePalma has illustrated twenty picture books and is the author of five, including A Grand old Tree, an IRA/CBC Children’s Choice in 2006.

Author/Illustrator Mary Newell DePalma’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.

About Greg R. Fishbone

Greg R. Fishbone is the author of galactic fiction for young readers including the GALAXY GAMES series from Tu Books @ Lee & Low Books. Check out his website at
This entry was posted in Artwork, Auction Items, Buy It Now. Bookmark the permalink.

3 Responses to Kidlit4Japan Auction #66 from Mary Newell DePalma

  1. I’ll start you off with $35.00! 🙂

  2. alvina ling says:

    I’ll bid $100!

  3. BUY IT NOW: This item will remain open until we hit the reserve bid of $350–an amazing value for such a beautiful framed painting from a great picture book. This item could be a great source of inspiration in your home, office, or home-office.

Comments are closed.