Ralph Davila at The Learned Owl Book Shop [7/27]

Join the Learned Owl Book Shop in welcoming local author Ralph Davila on Saturday July 27, 2024 from 11:00am - 1:00 pm. Ralph will be signing copies of his book When Willie Got His Wheels.

Author Bio:

Since his childhood, RJ Davila has written poetry and short stories—with aspirations of one day writing his own original children's book. After years as an award-winning writer, with degrees in journalism and public relations, he finally realized his dream of writing a children's book in 2016.

"I've rekindled a sort of magical creative inspiration that has allowed me to make this book series a reality for children!" exclaimed Davila. "I want kiddos to have a laugh, learn about right and wrong, challenges and hardships in life, and to ultimately show them that your dreams can come true if you believe in yourself, work hard, find hope in the possibilities and lean on those around you for support and guidance."

When Willie Got His Wheels is the first installment of three planned books in the "Willie's Wonderful Adventures" series.
He added, "I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to self-publish When Willie Got His Wheels and share it with kiddos who have big dreams and a passion for cool motorcycles!"


When Willie Got His Wheels is about Willie, a 7-year-old-boy, who dreams of becoming the coolest motorcyclist in second grade. This fun and visually appealing, slap-happy narrative is written in rhyme-scheme, offering a unique change of pace and flow for readers ages 7-11 years old.

The book is rooted in a young boy’s obsession that sends him on a journey of frustration, obsession and daydreaming, which disrupts his life, gets him in trouble at school and at home. All dreams come at a cost. But will he realize that?

With the support and direction provided by his parents, schoolteachers and principal, Willie learns that having a positive attitude, setting realistic expectations and focusing on the right things are key to achieving your dreams!

Willie learns several lessons that help him develop as a person. These lessons set the tone for how he thinks, feels and acts in his wonderful dream of becoming the coolest motorcyclist in second grade!

Event date: 
Saturday, July 27, 2024 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Event address: 
204 N. Main St.
Hudson, OH 44236
When Willie Got His Wheels (Willie's Wonderful Adventures #1) By RJ Davila Cover Image
ISBN: 9780998430003
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: BookBaby - December 1st, 2023

Willie is the coolest motorcyclist in second grade!

Wait, a second grader is a motorcyclist? Well, he dreams of becoming one—the coolest in second grade, as a matter of fact. This 7-year-old from a small, Midwestern town finds himself enamored by a scruffy, bearded motorcyclist who rides throughout his neighborhood, named Bill.

We recommend