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Robert's Snow Event: Blogging for a Cure: Week 1

Postcard_imageRobert's Snow is an online auction that benefits Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Over 200 children's book illustrators have created art on individual snowflake-shaped wooden templates. The snowflakes will be auctioned off, with proceeds going to cancer research. You can view all the 2007 snowflakes here. Jules and Eisha from Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast have found a way for bloggers to help with this effort. As Jules explained recently:

"Over 150 illustrators were chosen by approximately 65 bloggers, and they will be featuring the snowflake-making illustrators (some of them, but not all of them, by any means) for the Robert’s Snow 2007 online auctions, starting October 15 and all the way up until the day before the first auction, November 18. That means that during that time, about four or five illustrators a day will be featured at various blogs, even on Saturdays and Sundays. We will all link to one another’s features so that folks can easily find which illustrator and his/her snowflake is being featured where. 7-Imp will commit to having the master schedule posted here for each day during this effort, which will last a little over a month. Remember: The goal is to drive traffic to the Robert’s Snow site so that more snowflakes will get sold to raise money in the fight against cancer."

Here's the schedule for Week 1, which starts tomorrow. Because the posts aren't up yet as I write this, I'm linking to the participating blogs, instead of to the individual posts. You can find links to the posts themselves, and any last-minute updates, each morning at 7-Imp

Monday, October 15

Tuesday, October 16

Wednesday, October 17

Thursday, October 18

Friday, October 19

Saturday, October 20

Sunday, October 21

Please take time out to visit all of these blogs, and read about these fabulous illustrators. And, if you're so inclined, think about bidding for a snowflake in the Robert's Snow auction. Each snowflake makes a unique gift (for yourself or for someone else), and supports an important cause.