Karma Wilson

Karma Wilson is the bestselling author of several picture books for Simon & Schuster, including the Bear series and Where Is Home, Little Pip? Karma lives in Oregon.

Books by this Author

Days with Bear
A Frog in the Bog
Duddle Puck
Bear and Friends
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." --C.S. Lewis

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Being a children's author...oh wait!

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. I can't choose just one. I admire traits in many.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. C.S. Lewis. I would just say, "Your words made childhood bearable."

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My laugh is commented on most.

Author Voices

November 17, 2008

I have a confession, Ultimate Fighting (commonly referred to as Mixed Martial Arts--or MMA) is my favorite sport…me a middle-aged picture book author and mother of three. But isn’t Ultimate Fighting dangerous and lacking the rules and regulations of more main-stream sports like boxing? I used to think so.

Honestly, I was never a sports fan. I’ve always been hopelessly uncoordinated and terrible at every sport I tried (is pie-eating a sport?--it‘s the only thing I‘ve won). Fighting of any sort never appealed to me, certainly not Ultimate Fighting.

Then my husband convinced me to take a martial arts class with... see more