#Kidlit4Japan Auction #79 from Uma Krishnaswami

Auction #79: Skype visit to the school of your choice from Uma Krishnaswami

Image provided by donorDescription: The school of your choice anywhere in the world gets a free 1 hour long Skype visit with children’s author Uma Krishnaswami anytime between now and December 2012. The visit will include a presentation on Uma’s books, the craft of writing, and time for a Q & A. A gift pack of 4 signed books will be shipped to the school 3 months before the the scheduled Skype visit. Designated schools must have internet access and Skype capability.

Estimated Value: $150 x 2 winners
Auction Begins: Friday 4/1 @ 3:00PM EDT
Auction Ends: Wednesday 4/6 @ 3:00PM EDT

Bio: Uma Krishnaswami was born in India and now lives in northwest New Mexico. She is the author of picture books (Monsoon, The Happiest Tree, Chachaji’s Cup), a middle grade novel (Naming Maya) and early readers (Holi, Yoga Class). Her latest novel for young readers is The Grand Plan to Fix Everything, a Bollywood-themed romp featuring best friends, dancing monkeys, and chocolate, published by Atheneum, with a sequel due out in 2012. Uma is on the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults.

Author Uma Krishnaswami’s Website: http://www.umakrishnaswami.com

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 gfishbone.com
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4 Responses to #Kidlit4Japan Auction #79 from Uma Krishnaswami

  1. Sarah P says:

    I’ll start the bidding at $25

  2. BUY IT NOW: Four signed books and a Skype visit to any classroom in the world? Who’ll step forward with $75 or more?

  3. James says:


    I’ll buy it now for $ 75.

    Thanks alot,

  4. Thanks, James. There’s still one available at $75. Anyone?

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