Waterside Productions Announces Dusk Weaver's New Book, "Bill Willy the Wild"
Someone will declare, "It's a children's book!" Yes, one suited to the kid in those who are age 2 to 102, and one starring the irrepressible rascal Bill Willy the Wild.
Youngsters from preschool to pre-teen will be riveted by Bill Willy's shenanigans and schemes, sometimes ones that outsmart Bill Willy himself. Adults, including parents, will appreciate the fine vocabulary words cleverly embedded in the bedtime tale. They will also appreciate the life lessons learned by Bill Willy and his neighbors. Admirers of Huckleberry Finn will embrace a new millennium version of that unforgettable character… a version with a surprise twist.
Lovers of historical accuracy will lick their lips at having all manner of misleading folklore finally set aright for posterity. And anyone who yearns for an old-fashioned heartwarming Christmas or New Year story will welcome Bill Willy the Wild to hearth and home.
"A few people here recognize Bill Willy's name, but they think Bill Willy the Wild is a brand of breakfast cereal or some highfalutin racehorse or an old black and white movie about restless teenagers. This amazes my friend Bill Willy because everyone knows him in his vast homeland of Conflagratia;
Author Dusk Weaver serves on faculty with Santa Barbara Writers Conference where his first book won Best Non-Fiction;
Illustrator Oliver Carr designed the entire book's layout and cover. Mr. Carr earned a B.A. in Piano Pedagogy from Berea College; he also plays cello, mandolin, and guitar; he has written numerous ballads; and he works in several art media.