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Welcome Friends! Here is a place for teachers, parents, librarians and writers to learn what's going on in the world of book author Karma Wilson.

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Poetry lesson for kids….

I feel that rhyme and meter are fundamentals in poetry. Some people say that rhyme is a constraint which places unnatural boundaries on free thought. Others argue that since free verse is easier for children to write, it’s a good starting place. I personally (and it’s simply my opinion) don’t agree. Free verse can be […]

Missoula School Visit–a Great Experience!

A few months ago I did some author visits at two schools (Russell and Franklin) in Missoula, Montana. They went so fabulously I thought I would share some tips I learned from these wonderful school administrators (thank you Pat and Nancy!). The main component in making an author visit successful is getting the kids pumped […]

Giveaway #1! CONTEST CLOSED

Hurray, hurray for the giveaway! The first teacher that emails me at karmawilsongiveaways@msn.com (must specify school location, address, phone number and grade you teach in the body of the email–info sent remains private) and references this blog entry gets a FREE Bear Wants More DVD and a free Bear event kit with stickers, posters, and goodies. […]

Let Me Read You a Story–

Teachers (and parents) I don’t know if you are aware that Weston Woods/Scholastic have created videos of two of my books, Bear Snores On and Bear Wants More.  The exciting news is that I’m the narrator! Click here to view a Video clip: The production is top-notch, and the art is all straight from the orginal […]