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McKinney illustrator/artist Terry Widener’s new children’s picture book was released on January 8th.
“You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!” written by Jonah Winter and published by
Schwartz & Wade/ Random House, is the story of baseball great Willie Mays from his childhood in Alabama up to his historic catch in the 1954 World Series. The unique lenticular cover image features an animated Willie Mays swinging a bat.
Widener has been a freelance illustrator since1981 and began doing picture books in 1995.
Many, of the more than thirty books he has illustrated, have received numerous awards. Terry has visited several schools in South and Central Texas during the past few years and has been a featured speaker at the Texas Book Festival multiple times. More of his work can be seen on his website – terrywidenerart.com. Terry and his family have resided in McKinney since 1992.
“You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!” is available in hardback and Kindle on Amazon.