This is nice. Oliver Jeffers (a longtime favourite around these parts) made a mural promoting his latest book, got a lot of famous folk visiting the Hay Festival to contribute and now he has donated it to be auctioned for charity.
Here's what he has to say:
The Hueys mural I did @The Hay Festival is up for grabs in aid ofVolunteer Reading Help (VRH) - Children's Literacy Charity, head on over to ebay to put in a bid.You find the listing here. And if (like us) you can't find enough change down the back of the sofa to match the current bid you can download and colour your own Huey here.
Guest painters include Salman Rushdie, Tony Robinson, Alexis Deacon, Peter Lord, Ian McEwan Website, Marcus Sedgwick, Tim Minchin, Simon Mayo Drivetime, Francesca Simon, Polly Dunbar, Peter Florence, Sarah McIntyre, Serge Seidlitz Alan Yentob and many more.