Tavares’s full-bleed spreads alternate with sepia-toned spot drawings, all beautifully arranged in this old-fashioned but evergreen tribute.
—The New York Times
With smooth, sweeping lines and naturalistic details, Tavares’s mixed-media artwork conveys Williams’s joyful devotion to his sport.
Kids will especially like that this wonderful picture book spends a lot of time talking about the childhood of the famous Boston Red Sox slugger... An exciting and inspiring story.
—Washington Post KidsPost
About the Author
Matt Tavares is the author-illustrator of Zachary’s Ball
, Oliver’s Game
, and Henry Aaron’s Dream
, and the illustrator of Over the River and Through the Wood
,’Twas the Night Before Christmas: Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas
, The Gingerbread Pirates
by Kristin Kladstrup, and Lady Liberty: A Biography
by Doreen Rappaport. Matt Tavares lives in Ogunquit, Maine.