Book launch: Billy Budd in the Breadbox, by Jana Laiz
On October 20, Jana Laiz’s latest book, “Billy Budd in the Breadbox” had its official book launch at Arrowhead. Jana, Arrowhead’s Writer-in-Residence wrote much of this book in Herman Melville’s study. The book, written for young adults (but enjoyed by all ages) is available for sale.
Eleanor has a mystery to solve. Her beloved grandfather is hiding a secret, but where? Will she find it in the folds of his black coat? Tucked into his wiry gray beard? Or does it lie behind the sparkle in his eyes? Join curious Eleanor as she is transported into the stories, vivid imagination and heart of one of America’s greatest writers, Herman Melville, author of the classic, Moby-Dick.