"Even a lot of kids who are gifted can be kids who feel like wimps or nerds." -- Eric Wilson
This article is about the Canadian author. For the American author, see Eric Wilson .
Eric Wilson (born November 24, 1940) is a Canadian children's author born in Ottawa, Ontario, and now living in Victoria, British Columbia. He mainly writes mysteries featuring the characters Tom and Liz Austen, which take place in various locations around Canada. His familiarity with different parts of the country comes from his childhood: he lived in a number of communities because his father was a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer. Wilson's books have sold particularly well in Canada and Spain, with sales of 2.5 million in ten languages worldwide .
Wilson was voted 1992 Author of the Year by the Canadian Bookseller's Association.
"I'm aware of what kids like because I'm constantly in touch with them. Also, they say that a lot of people who write for children can remember their own childhoods vividly and I can remember my childhood very vividly."
1. Murder on The Canadian2. Vancouver Nightmare3. The Case of The Golden Boy4. Disneyland Hostage5. The Kootenay Kidnapper6. Vampire of Ottawa7. Spirit in The Rainforest8. The Green Gables detectives9. Code Red at The Supermall10. Cold Midnight in Vieux Quebec11. The Ice Diamond Quest12. The Prairie Dog Conspiracy13. The St. Andrews Werewolf14. The Inuk Mountie Adventure15. Escape From Big Muddy16. The Emily Carr Mystery17. The Ghost of Lunenburg Manor18. Terror of Winnipeg19. The Lost Treasure of Casa Loma20. Red River Ransom21. Summer of Discovery22. The Unmasking of ‘Ksan