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Storylines Silent Auction

Silent Auction (#58)

Silent Auction Bid

Closing Date : Sunday 7 April 2024                 Closing time: 3.30pm

An original artwork by award-winning illustrator Fifi Colston has been generously donated for a ‘Silent Auction’, the winner to be announced at the Storylines Margaret Mahy National Awards Day being held in Auckland on Sunday 7 April.

The artwork comes from Fifi’s superb illustrations for The Little Yellow Digger Saves Christmas with text by Peter Gilderdale, published in Scholastic’s hugely successful Little Yellow Digger series begun in 1992 by Peter’s late parents, Betty and Alan Gilderdale. Storylines warmly thanks Fifi for her most generous support; the money raised goes to Storylines’ work as New Zealand Section of IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People).


The dimensions are 56cm x 25cm 

Medium: Watercolours on watercolour paper