When Willie's Uncle Bill comes to babysit, they have excellent adventures making icky stew, getting a haircut at Hair by Pierre, and jamming with a band.
Amy Schwartz is the author and illustrator of many distinguished picture books, including BEA AND MR. JONES, a Reading Rainbow Featured Book; WHAT JAMES LIKES BEST, winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award; and A TEENY TINY BABY, which received four starred reviews. In a starred review, Booklist raved, "Schwartz knows just what children will find interesting." The New York Times has called her work "charming and hilariously understated." She lives in New York City.