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Karma Wilson

Author of Bear Snores On

66 Works 26,892 Members 475 Reviews 6 Favorited

About the Author

Karma Wilson was an only child who grew up in Idaho and developed a love of reading at an early age. She was reading a novel a day by the age of eleven. Karma never considered a writing career until she and her husband used a tax refund to buy a computer. Determined to make the machine pay for show more itself, Karma learned to type and decided to try her hand at writing. After countless rejections, Bear Snores On was released in 2002 and made it on both The New York Times and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists for children's books. Since then, she has had more than 30 other books accepted for publication. Her title Bear Says Thanks made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. (Bowker Author Biography) show less


Works by Karma Wilson

Bear Snores On (2002) 4,166 copies
Bear Stays Up for Christmas (2008) 2,485 copies
Bear Wants More (2003) 2,375 copies
Bear Feels Sick (2007) 2,241 copies
Bear's New Friend (2006) 2,087 copies
Bear Feels Scared (2008) 1,746 copies
Bear Says Thanks (2012) 1,452 copies
Bear's Loose Tooth (2011) 959 copies
A Frog in the Bog (2003) 739 copies
Bear Sees Colors (2014) 645 copies
Never, Ever Shout in a Zoo (2004) 617 copies
Mortimer's Christmas Manger (2005) 544 copies
Where Is Home, Little Pip? (1600) 521 copies
Bear Counts (2015) 499 copies
The Cow Loves Cookies (2010) 487 copies
Moose Tracks! (2006) 405 copies
Hogwash! (2011) 366 copies
Big Bear, Small Mouse (2016) 315 copies
How to Bake an American Pie (2007) 241 copies
Bear Can't Sleep (2018) 231 copies
Hilda Must Be Dancing (2004) 189 copies
Sleepyhead (2006) 155 copies
Baby Cakes (2006) 113 copies
Who Goes There? (2013) 111 copies
Whopper Cake (2007) 108 copies
Mortimer's First Garden (2009) 100 copies
Bear Can't Wait (2021) 91 copies
Mama Always Comes Home (2005) 85 copies
Sweet Briar Goes to School (2003) 76 copies
Sakes Alive! A Cattle Drive (2005) 75 copies
Dinos in the Snow! (2005) 69 copies
Don't Be Afraid, Little Pip (2009) 60 copies
A Dog Named Doug (2018) 46 copies
Horseplay! (2012) 45 copies
Princess Me (2007) 43 copies
Baby, I Love You (2009) 41 copies
Dinos on the Go (2004) 40 copies
What's the Weather Inside? (2009) 39 copies
Mama, Why? (2011) 39 copies
If I Were a Mouse (2011) 30 copies
Sweet Briar Goes to Camp (1728) 30 copies
Uh-oh, Calico! (2008) 29 copies
Hello, Calico! (2007) 28 copies
Mr. Murry and Thumbkin (2004) 26 copies
Dormouse Dreams (2017) 23 copies
Friends for Calico! (2008) 9 copies
Sweet treats 3 copies
I Love Your Face! (2023) 1 copy


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Montana, USA
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Independent Reading Level: Grades Preschool-3
Awards: None
carly.whitaker | 16 other reviews | Nov 7, 2023 |
Based on Psalm 118:24, I Will Rejoice brings Scripture to a child's level of understanding. Whether it be a good morning kiss, lunch shared with a teddy bear, a cozy lap, or time with the family, children will easily grasp the concept of rejoicing with the meaningful things that make up their day.
PlumfieldCH | 2 other reviews | Nov 4, 2023 |
Very nice book celebrating America. Positive inclusion of USA, Americans, and God.
FamiliesUnitedLL | 8 other reviews | Oct 21, 2023 |
When springtime comes, in his warm winter den a bear wakes up very hungry and thin! Bear comes out of hibernation and he's VERY hungry.
He eats everything in sight--but he still wants more! Bear's friends finally help him satisfy his HUGE hunger by throwing him a surprise birthday party. Bear's adventures (like being too fat to fit through the doorway) will entertain and delight young readers.
wichitafriendsschool | 25 other reviews | Jul 27, 2023 |



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