Edible Book Contest

Whitaker Library is a proud sponsor of the edible book contest since 2009. What is an edible book?  An edible book is a food sculpture or a book made out of food. Go here to see Past Edible Book Pictures.

Contest Rules:

  1. All creations must contain food.
  2. Do not use food that will melt or spoil from sitting in room temperature for two hours such as ice cream.
  3. Creations are due two hours prior to the start of the contest.
  4. Please bring in a 3x5 index card with the title of your piece on the front and your name and contact information on the back.
  5. Entries must be appropriate for the Chowan University standard.


  1. Best Group
  2. Best Individual/ Family
  3. Most Humorous


Winners of the 2013 Edible Book Contest


2014 Group Award

Created by: Artisus
Books: Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss and Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

2014 Individual/ Family Award

Created by: the Babyak Family
Book: Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner

2014 Most Humorous Award

Created by: Annie D.
Book: The Garden Party by Vaclav Havel


Contest Registration

To register for the contest please contact Sarah Bonner bonnes@chowan.edu or 252-398-6533