An illustrated children's book by former Quad City Poet Laureate Shellie Moore Guy and illustrated by Marshall Pass
Written as a tribute to musician Bill Bell (1936-2017), How Little Billy Learned to Play follows a young, fictionalized Bill Bell as he learns to play music in the Watertown neighborhood of East Moline, IL where he grew up.
Join "Little Billy" as he learns to play Hambone from his Uncle Ferdinand, jams with other famed East Moline musicians Esther Clark and Mallie Williams, and learns where the rhythm comes from.
An illustrated children’s book by former Quad City Poet Laureate Shellie Moore Guy and illustrated by Marshall Pass
HOW LITTLE BILLY LEARNED TO PLAY
Written by Shellie Moore Guy
Illustrated by Marshall Pass
Designed by Skylar Alexander
Published by MWC Press
This book was made possible by the generous support of the Scott County Regional Authority and the Illinois Arts Council Agency.