In total, authors, illustrators and publishing professionals donated a stunning 498 items and raised....
wait for it...
Thank you to everyone who donated or made a bid. Your donations will be helping to save lives.
I'd also like to acknowledge authors Keris Stainton and Candy Gourlay, who organised the whole thing. It was a huge amount of work but it sure paid off. Well done guys!
If you haven't yet made a donation to the relief effort, please consider doing so now. This Christmas, I'm sending e-cards and am donating what I would have spent on cards and postage to the Red Cross. If you'd like to do the same, follow the link below.
Donate Now and Save Lives