New Children’s Enhanced E-Book Offers Original Musical Theater Songs as Part of the Story


Dan Elish, co-book writer of Jason Robert Brown's Broadway musical 13, today announced the re-release of his children's fantasy novel, The Worldwide Dessert Contest (originally published in 1988 by Orchard) as an e-book complete with a dozen original musical theater songs written to compliment the story included right in the text.

Now The Worldwide Dessert Contest: Enhanced Multimedia Edition is available on Amazon ( exclusively through Alina Adams Media (, an innovative e-publisher dedicated to turning authors' previously published works into unique, enhanced, e-books.

Elish says, "When Alina Adams approached me about releasing my novel, The Worldwide Dessert Contest, in a special enhanced multimedia edition with links to my songs from the musical version - well, I was flabbergasted, amazed, and very excited. I am utterly thrilled to have this book, my first and perhaps my best, available to a new generation of readers and musical theater lovers. Read it out loud and sing along! Enjoy!"

The Worldwide Dessert Contest: Enhanced Multimedia Edition can be experienced via anything with an Internet connection, including an iPad, phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer. A Kindle is NOT necessary. All you need is the Kindle app, which is available for FREE from