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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 […]


Hurray, hurray for the giveaway! The first teacher that emails me at (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 […]