Wilson has had many books published in the United Kingdom. A number of these have also been translated into other languages. He also translates many works from French and German, ranging from children’s books by Kirsten Boie to travel guides by Peter Sager, art history by Werner Hofmann, and literary theory by Wolfgang Iser. He is also a prolific playwright, writing both short and full length works. A common theme appears to be sequels to works by Shakespeare.
Selected works for children
The Jeremy James series, comprising Elephants Don’t Sit on Cars, Never Say Moo to a Bull, How the Lion Lost his Lunch, Can a Spider Learn to Fly?, Do Goldfish Play the Violin?, Please Keep Off the Dinosaur, Do Gerbils Go to Heaven?, Never Steal Wheels from a Dog.
The Fastest Gun Alive
The Superdog series - Superdog, Superdog the Hero, Superdog in Trouble