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When he’s not working with clients in Merrick,

When he’s not working with clients in Merrick, William Stevenson (aka “Pop Pop”) sits down at home in Bellmore and writes “Ricky’s Dream Trip” books for his grandson. (Apr. 5, 2013) Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

For an accountant, penning and publishing far-out tales is an adventure and a legacy.

When he’s not working with clients in Merrick,
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

When he’s not working with clients in Merrick, William Stevenson (aka “Pop Pop”) sits down at home in Bellmore and writes “Ricky’s Dream Trip” books for his grandson. (Apr. 5, 2013)

When he’s not working with clients in Merrick,
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

When he’s not working with clients in Merrick, William Stevenson (aka “Pop Pop”) sits down at home in Bellmore and writes “Ricky’s Dream Trip” books for his grandson. (April 30, 2013)

Stevenson has self- published five books so far.
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

Stevenson has self- published five books so far. The one about ancient Egypt won honors from a website. “I studied more for that than I did for my doctorate,” he says. (April 30, 2013)

Richard Hardin III (aka Ricky), stars in the
Photo Credit: Handout, 2012

Richard Hardin III (aka Ricky), stars in the books his grandpa has written especially for him.

Stevenson has self- published five books so far.
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

Stevenson has self- published five books so far. The one about ancient Egypt won honors from a website. “I studied more for that than I did for my doctorate,” he says. (April 30, 2013)

Tax accountant and children's book author William Stevenson,
Photo Credit: Handout

Tax accountant and children's book author William Stevenson, 73, from Bellmore, stands outside of FAO Schwartz in Manhattan with his 11-year old grandson Richard Hardin III (Ricky), from Ocean City, NJ. Ricky is the subject and inspiration of William Stevenson's children's books.

When he’s not working with clients in Merrick,
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

When he’s not working with clients in Merrick, William Stevenson (aka “Pop Pop”) sits down at home in Bellmore and writes “Ricky’s Dream Trip” books for his grandson. (Apr. 5, 2013)

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