Robert’s Snow: Buy A Snowflake And Beat Cancer

Own a piece of art by your favorite children’s book illustrator and help fight cancer at the same time! How? By participating in Robert’s Snow: for Cancer’s Cure ( , a unique fundraiser for cancer research. Over 100 children’s book illustrators have made original works of art – on snowflakes – to be auctioned online from Oct. 31 to Dec.12.

Using the news of her husband’s cancer as a catalyst, children’s book author/illustrator Grace Lin rallied her colleagues to create Robert’s Snow: for Cancer’s Cure, a fundraiser on behalf of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. On snowflake templates, children’s book illustrators such as Chris Van Allsburg (The Polar Express), Marc Brown (Arthur), and Mary Grand Pre (Harry Potter) have created exclusive images that will be auctioned off at

Help it snow by spreading the word! Download a press kit or flyer from and distribute it to your local community. And, of course, bid on a snowflake yourself!