Karma Wilson

Karma Wilson’s picture books include the international bestseller Bear Snores On, Bear Wants More, Bear Stays Up for Christmas, and Mortimer’s Christmas Manger, all illustrated by Jane Chapman; A Frog in the Bog, illustrated by Joan Rankin; Hilda Must Be Dancing and Bear Hugs, illustrated by Suzanne Watts; and Who Goes There?, illustrated by Anna Currey. She lives with her family in Fortine, Montana. Visit Karma at KarmaWilson.com.

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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 best quality?

A. Humor? Isn't this something others should answer?

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Golem

Q. What do you regret most?

A. God knows. :)

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Humor, kindness, forgivness

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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