#Kidlit4Japan Auction #107 from Eleanor Rubin

Auction #107: Title: “Dreams of Repair” a book written and illustrated by Eleanor Rubin with foreword by historian Howard Zinn from Eleanor Rubin

Description: Much of the artwork in the book “Dreams of Repair” was inspired by the music of Hikari Oe, (b. Tokyo 1963). Autism makes spoken language difficult for Hikari. The music that Hikari’s composes is his best means of communication. The artwork that evolved from the author/artist’s appreciate of Hikari’s music is narrative . The images vary from black and white woodcuts to full color watercolors which evoke songs.
“Dreams of Repair” has a foreword by historian Howard Zinn and an essay, “Japan, the Vulnerable and All of Us” by Laura Hein who specializes in Japanese History and teaches at Northwestern University.

Estimated Value: $24.95 times up to 6 winners
Minimum Bid: $10
Auction Begins: Thursday 4/7 @ 11:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Tuesday 4/12 @ 11:00AM EDT

Bio: Eleanor Rubin’s children’s books and posters have been published by Human Policy Press and Syracuse Cultural Workers. Her books are in public libraries and her artwork is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The book she is contributing, “Eleanor Rubin: Dreams of Repair” was published by Edizioni Charta in 2010. The artwork included in “Dreams of Repair” is inspired by the music of Hikari Oe (b. Tokyo 1963). Japanese prints, ceramics and textiles are also major influences on Eleanor Rubin’s artwork.
“Dreams of Repair” is a book of artwork appropriate for teens and young adults.

Author, Illustrator, museum educator Eleanor Rubin’s Website: http://ellyrubinjournal.typepad.com

Auction Terms:

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2 Responses to #Kidlit4Japan Auction #107 from Eleanor Rubin

  1. WINNER: Melanie wins with a bid of $15! I’ll be sending instructions and information under separate cover. Congrats!

    BUY IT NOW: Five copies remain at a buy it now price of $10 or more.

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