Ben Hilliker

Cityscape
3:29 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

St. Louisan Ben Hilliker Shares Love Of Antique Cars In New Children’s Book

Author Ben Hilliker in Willy Willys
(Courtesy of the Author)

St. Louisan Ben Hilliker, a career industrial realtor, has had a lifelong attraction to automobiles.

His passion for antique cars is so great that he wrote a children’s book, “The Tale of Willy Willys,” based on a 1926 Willys Overland he acquired in 1999.

The story is about the revival of the antique car as Mr. and Mrs. Willys stumble upon an unexpected find that leads them to restoring an old car that shares their family name.

The book features art by Robert Shay.

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