Fonds consists of manuscripts and proofs of Budge Wilson's books and short stories; correspondence with publishers, students, and teachers; publicity material; photocopies and clippings of reviews, profiles, and notices regarding awards and appearances; diaries; recorded radio interviews; and an assortment of other documents created and collected by the author throughout her writing career. The fonds also contains materials relating to the adaptation of Wilson's novel "Before Green Gables" into a Japanese animated television series.
File contains a copy of a letter from Jane Wilson of Books for Ears to Budge Wilson regarding their interest in the audio rights to Budge Wilson's books. The file also contains a copy of the licensing agreement between Budge Wilson and Books for Ears, information about the company, and a copy of the related portion of Budge Wilson's contract with Stoddart Publishing Co. Limited.
Series contains outgoing and incoming correspondence between Budge Wilson, her agent (Leona Trainer), publishers, editors, illustrators, authors, and other individuals, all relating to her career as an author. The series includes some contracts for Wilson's books, which are attached to correspondence.
File contains a copy of Budge Wilson's short story "The Dandelion Garden : A Modern Fable for Elderly Children," as it appeared in the "Integrated Language Arts Anthology" (1995) for Grade 6 students, and two copies of the Permissions Request form from ScottForesman to Budge Wilson for the non-exclusive reprint rights to this short story (originally published in her anthology "The Dandelion Garden and Other Stories").