Lost-and-Found Belly Button

When fourth-grader Artie MacGivillray wakes up one morning to discover his belly button is missing, he also realizes it has left a hole in his stomach -- and his life. What does he do to solve the problem? He calls in Detective Fred Gurwitz, of course, who saves the day with lessons of how to live, love, and laugh. Meet author Charles Zigman at Bank Street Bookstore on Friday, April 18 at 4:00 p.m. for a reading and signing of his book "The Belly Button that Escaped," ideal for kids from second to fifth grade.