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 Idaho.

Books by this Author

Days with Bear
Duddle Puck
Bear and Friends
Bear Counts
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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 are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Awesome. Can you say "child of the eighties"?

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 are your 5 favorite songs?

A. I'd Like to Visit the Moon, Amazing Grace, How to Save a Life, Carry on My Wayward Son, Thanksgiving (George Winston), and Love Song

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. My children.

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

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